World Economic Outlook Database, April 2010

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CountrySubject DescriptorUnitsScaleCountry/Series-specific Notes20082009201020112012201320142015
AngolaGross domestic product, current pricesU.S. dollarsBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).84.94568.75585.47099.213110.611125.263136.023149.724
AngolaGross domestic product per capita, current pricesU.S. dollarsUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).5,053.9613,971.5904,793.3215,401.9425,847.1746,428.8036,777.7437,243.113
AngolaCurrent account balanceU.S. dollarsBillionsDefinition: Balance on goods and services, income and current transfers
Source: Central Bank. National Bank of Angola
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Angolan kwanzas
Data last updated: 03/20106.408-2.2353.0443.0596.8637.2697.8624.215
AngolaCurrent account balancePercent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).7.544-3.2513.5613.0836.2055.8035.7802.815
BeninGross domestic product, current pricesU.S. dollarsBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).6.7186.6727.4267.8878.4479.0859.75010.465
BeninGross domestic product per capita, current pricesU.S. dollarsUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).736.158711.250770.067795.571828.858867.129905.259945.233
BeninCurrent account balanceU.S. dollarsBillionsDefinition: Balance on current transactions excluding exceptional financing
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/2010-0.430-0.467-0.545-0.520-0.552-0.559-0.592-0.631
BeninCurrent account balancePercent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).-6.408-6.996-7.333-6.598-6.536-6.153-6.067-6.033
BotswanaGross domestic product, current pricesU.S. dollarsBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).13.52711.63012.93513.61714.39615.07515.86917.062
BotswanaGross domestic product per capita, current pricesU.S. dollarsUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).7,551.5036,406.8517,032.1537,305.3977,621.6367,876.3188,182.1878,681.713
BotswanaCurrent account balanceU.S. dollarsBillionsDefinition: Balance on goods and services, income and current transfers
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Botswana pula
Data last updated: 04/20100.664-0.595-0.983-1.050-1.495-1.3630.1820.335
BotswanaCurrent account balancePercent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).4.905-5.116-7.598-7.711-10.385-9.0391.1491.961
Burkina FasoGross domestic product, current pricesU.S. dollarsBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).8.2958.1058.6739.30510.05910.89211.83612.861
Burkina FasoGross domestic product per capita, current pricesU.S. dollarsUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).590.695564.181590.140618.959654.080692.263735.353781.130
Burkina FasoCurrent account balanceU.S. dollarsBillionsDefinition: Balance on current transactions excluding exceptional financing
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/2010-0.972-0.513-0.664-0.660-0.699-0.657-0.683-0.662
Burkina FasoCurrent account balancePercent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).-11.719-6.328-7.652-7.096-6.952-6.031-5.768-5.148
BurundiGross domestic product, current pricesU.S. dollarsBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).1.1651.3211.4231.5431.6591.7531.8622.053
BurundiGross domestic product per capita, current pricesU.S. dollarsUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).146.503162.896172.019182.902192.805199.680208.006224.857
BurundiCurrent account balanceU.S. dollarsBillionsDefinition: Balance on goods and services, income and current transfers
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  Burundi francs
Data last updated: 03/2010-0.143-0.160-0.145-0.118-0.129-0.250-0.190-0.308
BurundiCurrent account balancePercent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).-12.250-12.087-10.171-7.639-7.781-14.273-10.196-14.981
CameroonGross domestic product, current pricesU.S. dollarsBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).23.73222.22323.11724.25325.96827.73829.62231.258
CameroonGross domestic product per capita, current pricesU.S. dollarsUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).1,224.3771,115.2831,131.8641,158.5321,210.1881,261.1551,313.9871,352.735
CameroonCurrent account balanceU.S. dollarsBillionsDefinition: Balance on current transactions excluding exceptional financing
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2008
Notes: The percent changes in 2002 are calculated over a period of 18 months, reflecting a change in the fiscal year cycle (from July-June to January-December).
Primary domestic currency:  CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/2010-0.427-0.604-0.985-1.193-1.018-0.678-0.329-0.584
CameroonCurrent account balancePercent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).-1.800-2.718-4.262-4.920-3.921-2.443-1.110-1.870
Cape VerdeGross domestic product, current pricesU.S. dollarsBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).1.7471.7681.8561.9602.1572.3942.6232.900
Cape VerdeGross domestic product per capita, current pricesU.S. dollarsUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).3,468.7083,444.6973,548.4903,676.3413,970.0074,322.6494,647.5355,040.429
Cape VerdeCurrent account balanceU.S. dollarsBillionsDefinition: Balance on goods and services, income and current transfers
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Cape Verde escudos
Data last updated: 03/2010-0.216-0.343-0.465-0.476-0.382-0.388-0.367-0.384
Cape VerdeCurrent account balancePercent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).-12.389-19.419-25.050-24.288-17.705-16.213-13.974-13.248
Central African RepublicGross domestic product, current pricesU.S. dollarsBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).1.9931.9862.1182.2322.3862.5612.7482.899
Central African RepublicGross domestic product per capita, current pricesU.S. dollarsUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).457.526447.168469.984484.129505.800531.037557.772588.306
Central African RepublicCurrent account balanceU.S. dollarsBillionsDefinition: Balance on goods and services, income and current transfers
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/2010-0.206-0.154-0.168-0.186-0.194-0.196-0.206-0.225
Central African RepublicCurrent account balancePercent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).-10.318-7.743-7.943-8.327-8.133-7.672-7.482-7.749
ChadGross domestic product, current pricesU.S. dollarsBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).8.3906.8547.9788.4739.1099.4469.75310.088
ChadGross domestic product per capita, current pricesU.S. dollarsUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).862.297687.228780.457808.597848.087858.014864.321872.223
ChadCurrent account balanceU.S. dollarsBillionsDefinition: Balance on current transactions excluding exceptional financing
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency:  CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/2010-1.151-2.230-2.371-2.226-0.676-0.722-0.673-0.751
ChadCurrent account balancePercent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).-13.724-32.533-29.717-26.273-7.418-7.639-6.896-7.445
ComorosGross domestic product, current pricesU.S. dollarsBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).0.5330.5320.5640.5880.6270.6730.7250.780
ComorosGross domestic product per capita, current pricesU.S. dollarsUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).816.770798.791830.159846.777884.730930.577980.8981,034.477
ComorosCurrent account balanceU.S. dollarsBillionsDefinition: Balance on goods and services, income and current transfers
Source: Central Bank and IMF Staff
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Comorian francs
Data last updated: 03/2010-0.062-0.027-0.057-0.062-0.065-0.072-0.075-0.077
ComorosCurrent account balancePercent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).-11.580-5.112-10.102-10.536-10.418-10.657-10.328-9.925
Democratic Republic of CongoGross domestic product, current pricesU.S. dollarsBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).11.59511.10812.64513.69514.69316.05117.39818.632
Democratic Republic of CongoGross domestic product per capita, current pricesU.S. dollarsUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).184.378171.496189.545199.292207.593220.174231.706240.911
Democratic Republic of CongoCurrent account balanceU.S. dollarsBillionsDefinition: Balance on goods and services, income and current transfers
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2008
Notes: Data prior to 2001 cannot be confirmed by national sources at this time.
Primary domestic currency:  Congo francs
Data last updated: 04/2010-1.839-1.459-2.528-2.849-2.811-2.202-2.557-2.213
Democratic Republic of CongoCurrent account balancePercent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).-15.858-13.131-19.994-20.803-19.133-13.721-14.695-11.879
Republic of CongoGross domestic product, current pricesU.S. dollarsBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).11.8459.53212.74214.37214.59714.06013.92713.543
Republic of CongoGross domestic product per capita, current pricesU.S. dollarsUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).3,245.2172,537.9163,297.0773,613.9743,567.2303,338.9563,214.2903,037.638
Republic of CongoCurrent account balanceU.S. dollarsBillionsDefinition: Balance on current transactions excluding exceptional financing
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/2010-0.148-1.187-0.0700.4110.9160.6820.5500.314
Republic of CongoCurrent account balancePercent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).-1.248-12.449-0.5502.8636.2774.8483.9462.322
Côte d'IvoireGross domestic product, current pricesU.S. dollarsBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).23.50822.49723.63524.97126.58928.44030.61433.265
Côte d'IvoireGross domestic product per capita, current pricesU.S. dollarsUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).1,132.2471,052.0071,073.0221,100.6561,137.8731,181.6151,234.8981,302.770
Côte d'IvoireCurrent account balanceU.S. dollarsBillionsDefinition: Balance on goods and services, income and current transfers
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency:  CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/20100.5691.6371.0510.8010.0970.002-0.331-0.861
Côte d'IvoireCurrent account balancePercent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).2.4187.2784.4473.2090.3660.007-1.082-2.588
Equatorial GuineaGross domestic product, current pricesU.S. dollarsBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).18.42412.22215.57717.29818.25418.95919.44420.206
Equatorial GuineaGross domestic product per capita, current pricesU.S. dollarsUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).14,859.3399,579.90711,865.40712,805.09013,132.02413,254.56713,210.83413,341.440
Equatorial GuineaCurrent account balanceU.S. dollarsBillionsDefinition: Balance on current transactions excluding exceptional financing
Source: Central Bank. Banque des Etats de l'Afrique Centrale (BEAC)
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency:  CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/20101.830-1.684-0.773-1.863-1.580-1.154-0.656-0.732
Equatorial GuineaCurrent account balancePercent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).9.933-13.781-4.961-10.773-8.653-6.088-3.372-3.625
EritreaGross domestic product, current pricesU.S. dollarsBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).1.3801.8732.2542.6603.0853.5894.1794.872
EritreaGross domestic product per capita, current pricesU.S. dollarsUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).275.725362.898423.504484.498545.147615.594696.496790.314
EritreaCurrent account balanceU.S. dollarsBillionsDefinition: Balance on goods and services, income and current transfers
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Eritrean nakfa
Data last updated: 04/2010-0.075-0.094-0.0490.085-0.026-0.097-0.123-0.170
EritreaCurrent account balancePercent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).-5.467-5.043-2.1773.187-0.847-2.704-2.937-3.481
EthiopiaGross domestic product, current pricesU.S. dollarsBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).26.67532.31930.59931.72133.83935.76137.80939.876
EthiopiaGross domestic product per capita, current pricesU.S. dollarsUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).330.492390.272360.840365.301380.567392.755405.511418.479
EthiopiaCurrent account balanceU.S. dollarsBillionsDefinition: Balance on goods and services, income and current transfers
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2009
Notes: Data refer to fiscal years (July 1/June 30). Data for 2008 represent fiscal year 2007/2008.
Primary domestic currency:  Ethiopian birr
Data last updated: 04/2010-1.491-1.620-2.384-2.953-2.557-2.374-2.178-2.194
EthiopiaCurrent account balancePercent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).-5.588-5.012-7.791-9.309-7.556-6.639-5.760-5.501
GabonGross domestic product, current pricesU.S. dollarsBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).14.54111.01613.39414.79316.02715.90116.45317.038
GabonGross domestic product per capita, current pricesU.S. dollarsUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).10,001.8837,468.3048,950.1009,742.78410,403.76410,173.47710,376.43710,594.065
GabonCurrent account balanceU.S. dollarsBillionsDefinition: Balance on current transactions excluding exceptional financing
Source: Ministry of Finance
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency:  CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/20103.1031.2830.2820.3350.3350.7930.7990.664
GabonCurrent account balancePercent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).21.33911.6482.1072.2622.0934.9864.8573.896
The GambiaGross domestic product, current pricesU.S. dollarsBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).0.8200.7360.8090.8840.9431.0081.0771.181
The GambiaGross domestic product per capita, current pricesU.S. dollarsUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).503.348440.003471.311502.446522.349543.783566.351605.412
The GambiaCurrent account balanceU.S. dollarsBillionsDefinition: Balance on current transactions excluding exceptional financing
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2008. Currently, BOP data for 2009 may not yet be considered actual data.
Primary domestic currency:  Gambian dalasis
Data last updated: 03/2010-0.131-0.105-0.116-0.120-0.120-0.118-0.122-0.120
The GambiaCurrent account balancePercent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).-15.964-14.270-14.369-13.584-12.701-11.733-11.290-10.165
GhanaGross domestic product, current pricesU.S. dollarsBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).16.65415.51317.88623.41526.91529.03530.97032.959
GhanaGross domestic product per capita, current pricesU.S. dollarsUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).739.128671.330754.709963.4281,079.8271,135.8281,181.3311,225.881
GhanaCurrent account balanceU.S. dollarsBillionsDefinition: Balance on current transactions including official transfers
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2009
Notes: Data prior to 2005 excludes exceptional financing.
Primary domestic currency:  Ghanaian cedis
Data last updated: 04/2010-3.108-0.791-2.289-1.901-2.024-2.261-1.566-1.696
GhanaCurrent account balancePercent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).-18.661-5.097-12.797-8.117-7.520-7.788-5.056-5.147
GuineaGross domestic product, current pricesU.S. dollarsBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).4.5174.3944.3284.5084.8065.1535.5806.026
GuineaGross domestic product per capita, current pricesU.S. dollarsUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).439.411414.079395.126398.712412.762429.605451.720473.615
GuineaCurrent account balanceU.S. dollarsBillionsDefinition: Balance on goods and services, income and current transfers
Source: Central Bank. And Ministry of Planning
Latest actual data: 2008
Notes: Data prior to 1995 cannot be confirmed by national sources at this time.
Primary domestic currency:  Guinean francs
Data last updated: 03/2010-0.517-0.446-0.431-0.377-0.365-0.441-0.550-0.531
GuineaCurrent account balancePercent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).-11.448-10.162-9.966-8.362-7.591-8.564-9.855-8.805
Guinea-BissauGross domestic product, current pricesU.S. dollarsBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).0.7260.8260.9400.9341.0211.0861.1501.217
Guinea-BissauGross domestic product per capita, current pricesU.S. dollarsUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).461.042512.804566.949547.398581.409600.394617.912634.451
Guinea-BissauCurrent account balanceU.S. dollarsBillionsDefinition: Balance on current transactions excluding exceptional financing
Source: Central Bank. Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO).
Latest actual data: 2008
Notes: Data prior to 1997 cannot be confirmed by national sources at this time.
Primary domestic currency:  CFA francs
Data last updated: 03/20100.0200.013-0.011-0.0020.0010.0050.0050.005
Guinea-BissauCurrent account balancePercent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).2.7541.574-1.218-0.2430.0600.4200.4690.433
KenyaGross domestic product, current pricesU.S. dollarsBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).30.30632.72434.23938.68244.21049.12655.60062.228
KenyaGross domestic product per capita, current pricesU.S. dollarsUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).859.371911.946937.8391,041.6891,170.5101,278.9831,423.4531,567.065
KenyaCurrent account balanceU.S. dollarsBillionsDefinition: Balance on current transactions excluding exceptional financing
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Kenya shillings
Data last updated: 04/2010-2.106-2.035-2.301-2.480-2.395-2.168-1.853-1.549
KenyaCurrent account balancePercent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).-6.949-6.217-6.720-6.412-5.417-4.414-3.332-2.490
LesothoGross domestic product, current pricesU.S. dollarsBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).1.5841.6021.7441.8001.9411.9982.1132.318
LesothoGross domestic product per capita, current pricesU.S. dollarsUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).646.167641.737686.349695.609736.704744.647773.237833.243
LesothoCurrent account balanceU.S. dollarsBillionsDefinition: Balance on current transactions excluding exceptional financing
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Loti
Data last updated: 04/20100.152-0.024-0.347-0.282-0.243-0.131-0.109-0.276
LesothoCurrent account balancePercent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).9.589-1.508-19.885-15.692-12.527-6.553-5.150-11.892
LiberiaGross domestic product, current pricesU.S. dollarsBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).0.8500.8760.9461.0541.1821.2881.4011.531
LiberiaGross domestic product per capita, current pricesU.S. dollarsUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).242.884238.921247.392265.709288.864305.691323.127342.857
LiberiaCurrent account balanceU.S. dollarsBillionsDefinition: Balance on goods and services, income and current transfers
Source: Central Bank of Liberia
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  U.S. dollars
Data last updated: 04/2010-0.491-0.209-0.394-0.455-0.505-0.288-0.310-0.301
LiberiaCurrent account balancePercent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).-57.752-23.868-41.606-43.189-42.668-22.315-22.102-19.654
MadagascarGross domestic product, current pricesU.S. dollarsBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).9.4638.5518.3828.9349.98011.07912.21713.483
MadagascarGross domestic product per capita, current pricesU.S. dollarsUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).468.106412.015393.537408.869445.395482.303519.078559.277
MadagascarCurrent account balanceU.S. dollarsBillionsDefinition: Balance on goods and services, income and current transfers
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Malagasy ariary
Data last updated: 03/2010-1.939-1.433-1.103-0.504-0.331-0.851-0.999-0.998
MadagascarCurrent account balancePercent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).-20.487-16.763-13.158-5.646-3.321-7.679-8.179-7.402
MalawiGross domestic product, current pricesU.S. dollarsBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).3.9284.5704.7785.1435.5736.0686.6267.229
MalawiGross domestic product per capita, current pricesU.S. dollarsUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).287.671328.052336.215354.759380.617406.231434.826464.965
MalawiCurrent account balanceU.S. dollarsBillionsDefinition: Balance on goods and services, income and current transfers
Source: Ministry of Finance
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency:  Malawi kwacha
Data last updated: 03/2010-0.390-0.360-0.047-0.0500.001-0.015-0.109-0.116
MalawiCurrent account balancePercent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).-9.922-7.874-0.984-0.9660.013-0.246-1.638-1.607
MaliGross domestic product, current pricesU.S. dollarsBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).8.7638.9659.54210.31811.05011.85812.70213.580
MaliGross domestic product per capita, current pricesU.S. dollarsUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).655.970655.946682.527721.378755.226792.242829.523866.939
MaliCurrent account balanceU.S. dollarsBillionsDefinition: Balance on current transactions excluding exceptional financing
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/2010-0.695-0.868-0.893-0.949-1.080-1.070-1.144-1.238
MaliCurrent account balancePercent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).-7.934-9.682-9.359-9.200-9.775-9.019-9.009-9.115
MauritiusGross domestic product, current pricesU.S. dollarsBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).9.3218.7619.81610.40811.16611.93212.79813.766
MauritiusGross domestic product per capita, current pricesU.S. dollarsUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).7,330.1226,838.0927,605.2468,006.1018,529.2329,053.2389,646.54210,309.436
MauritiusCurrent account balanceU.S. dollarsBillionsDefinition: Balance on goods and services, income and current transfers. Data refer to fiscal years
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Mauritian rupees
Data last updated: 04/2010-0.971-0.714-0.844-0.868-0.913-0.882-0.803-0.705
MauritiusCurrent account balancePercent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).-10.420-8.151-8.596-8.339-8.173-7.392-6.274-5.125
MozambiqueGross domestic product, current pricesU.S. dollarsBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).9.9199.83110.21210.49111.29612.22813.24714.384
MozambiqueGross domestic product per capita, current pricesU.S. dollarsUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).478.070464.536473.098476.513503.007533.803566.977603.542
MozambiqueCurrent account balanceU.S. dollarsBillionsDefinition: Balance on goods and services, income and current transfers. Data include MDRI and HIPC grants.
Source: Central Bank. Data provided by Bank de Mozambique (BOM).
Latest actual data: 2008
Notes: Data prior to 1992 cannot be confirmed by national sources at this time.
Primary domestic currency:  Mozambican meticais
Data last updated: 04/2010-1.179-1.171-1.391-1.386-1.647-1.759-1.941-2.076
MozambiqueCurrent account balancePercent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).-11.891-11.915-13.618-13.208-14.577-14.387-14.654-14.431
NamibiaGross domestic product, current pricesU.S. dollarsBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).8.8749.45910.48010.83511.13711.43711.76912.127
NamibiaGross domestic product per capita, current pricesU.S. dollarsUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).4,297.1284,542.9484,992.0415,118.4905,217.6065,314.3655,423.4055,542.381
NamibiaCurrent account balanceU.S. dollarsBillionsDefinition: Balance on goods and services, income and current transfers
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Namibia dollars
Data last updated: 04/20100.241-0.207-0.689-0.547-0.437-0.516-0.467-0.456
NamibiaCurrent account balancePercent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).2.715-2.188-6.575-5.047-3.923-4.513-3.969-3.761
NigerGross domestic product, current pricesU.S. dollarsBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).5.3955.2615.8676.1466.9497.3807.8678.347
NigerGross domestic product per capita, current pricesU.S. dollarsUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).391.963370.748400.983407.411446.830460.233475.872489.703
NigerCurrent account balanceU.S. dollarsBillionsDefinition: Balance on current transactions excluding exceptional financing
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  CFA francs.
Data last updated: 03/2010-0.713-1.172-1.329-1.267-0.877-0.960-0.353-0.563
NigerCurrent account balancePercent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).-13.220-22.266-22.650-20.617-12.624-13.010-4.485-6.742
NigeriaGross domestic product, current pricesU.S. dollarsBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).207.116173.428213.995242.246262.033283.825305.619328.700
NigeriaGross domestic product per capita, current pricesU.S. dollarsUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).1,401.2351,141.9141,371.3131,510.8071,590.4731,676.6331,757.0601,839.181
NigeriaCurrent account balanceU.S. dollarsBillionsDefinition: Balance on current transactions excluding exceptional financing
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Notes: Data prior to 1990 cannot be confirmed by national sources at this time.
Primary domestic currency:  Nigerian naira
Data last updated: 03/201042.26120.12126.62829.10731.75533.99335.54236.095
NigeriaCurrent account balancePercent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).20.40411.60212.44312.01612.11911.97711.63010.981
RwandaGross domestic product, current pricesU.S. dollarsBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).4.6935.2455.6936.1226.6477.2457.8648.583
RwandaGross domestic product per capita, current pricesU.S. dollarsUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).489.340535.678569.389599.710637.787680.895723.809773.718
RwandaCurrent account balanceU.S. dollarsBillionsDefinition: Balance on goods and services, income and current transfers
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Rwanda francs
Data last updated: 03/2010-0.230-0.380-0.413-0.358-0.409-0.391-0.475-0.442
RwandaCurrent account balancePercent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).-4.904-7.237-7.261-5.845-6.155-5.396-6.040-5.151
São Tomé and PríncipeGross domestic product, current pricesU.S. dollarsBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).0.1750.1910.2030.2120.2260.2430.2620.335
São Tomé and PríncipeGross domestic product per capita, current pricesU.S. dollarsUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).1,092.4941,174.1131,226.2751,260.8471,320.3421,396.9781,480.7331,856.298
São Tomé and PríncipeCurrent account balanceU.S. dollarsBillionsDefinition: Balance on current transactions excluding exceptional financing. Includes official transfers.
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  São Tomé and Príncipe dobras
Data last updated: 04/2010-0.088-0.061-0.078-0.084-0.090-0.098-0.107-0.185
São Tomé and PríncipeCurrent account balancePercent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).-50.149-32.176-38.331-39.717-39.993-40.282-40.800-55.403
SenegalGross domestic product, current pricesU.S. dollarsBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).13.31612.73813.47214.16815.12515.97216.99518.111
SenegalGross domestic product per capita, current pricesU.S. dollarsUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).1,063.682993.6501,026.2051,053.9231,098.7251,133.0401,177.3241,225.193
SenegalCurrent account balanceU.S. dollarsBillionsDefinition: Balance on goods and services, income and current transfers
Source: Central Bank and Staff estimates.
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  CFA francs
Data last updated: 03/2010-1.908-1.113-1.169-1.276-1.391-1.503-1.632-1.704
SenegalCurrent account balancePercent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).-14.328-8.734-8.677-9.004-9.196-9.407-9.605-9.410
SeychellesGross domestic product, current pricesU.S. dollarsBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).0.9210.7670.9811.0081.0691.1181.1841.260
SeychellesGross domestic product per capita, current pricesU.S. dollarsUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).10,811.6728,973.42411,443.76411,720.60212,380.42912,913.10013,629.79714,503.110
SeychellesCurrent account balanceU.S. dollarsBillionsDefinition: Balance on goods and services, income and current transfers
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Seychelles rupees
Data last updated: 03/2010-0.412-0.177-0.319-0.290-0.319-0.300-0.321-0.299
SeychellesCurrent account balancePercent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).-44.748-23.140-32.508-28.807-29.820-26.812-27.098-23.756
Sierra LeoneGross domestic product, current pricesU.S. dollarsBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).1.9521.8771.9052.1362.3632.5562.7563.099
Sierra LeoneGross domestic product per capita, current pricesU.S. dollarsUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).331.580310.829307.350335.935362.297381.834401.365439.915
Sierra LeoneCurrent account balanceU.S. dollarsBillionsDefinition: Balance on goods and services, income and current transfers
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Sierra Leonean leones
Data last updated: 04/2010-0.228-0.158-0.184-0.192-0.213-0.244-0.305-0.351
Sierra LeoneCurrent account balancePercent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).-11.674-8.432-9.642-8.977-8.993-9.536-11.050-11.314
South AfricaGross domestic product, current pricesU.S. dollarsBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).276.770287.219329.542343.445361.631382.456405.194429.591
South AfricaGross domestic product per capita, current pricesU.S. dollarsUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).5,684.6805,823.5786,609.0066,812.8987,095.6037,422.5597,778.2918,156.903
South AfricaCurrent account balanceU.S. dollarsBillionsDefinition: Balance on current transactions excluding exceptional financing
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  South African rand
Data last updated: 03/2010-19.593-11.446-16.317-22.867-25.360-27.096-29.480-31.634
South AfricaCurrent account balancePercent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).-7.079-3.985-4.951-6.658-7.013-7.085-7.275-7.364
SwazilandGross domestic product, current pricesU.S. dollarsBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).2.8402.9833.1183.1923.2833.3173.3913.439
SwazilandGross domestic product per capita, current pricesU.S. dollarsUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).2,778.1842,906.9033,026.4953,087.2803,162.8273,182.4543,240.5883,273.363
SwazilandCurrent account balanceU.S. dollarsBillionsDefinition: Balance on goods and services, income and current transfers
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency:  Swaziland emalangeni
Data last updated: 04/2010-0.116-0.187-0.398-0.397-0.300-0.239-0.207-0.189
SwazilandCurrent account balancePercent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).-4.094-6.254-12.755-12.432-9.125-7.200-6.101-5.491
TanzaniaGross domestic product, current pricesU.S. dollarsBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).20.63022.31824.48226.48129.01231.78534.81737.928
TanzaniaGross domestic product per capita, current pricesU.S. dollarsUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).519.074550.541592.078627.860674.403724.355777.909830.787
TanzaniaCurrent account balanceU.S. dollarsBillionsDefinition: Balance on current transactions excluding exceptional financing
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2008. Fiscal year 2005/06
Primary domestic currency:  Tanzania shillings
Data last updated: 03/2010-2.012-2.102-1.950-2.166-2.375-2.596-2.668-2.731
TanzaniaCurrent account balancePercent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).-9.751-9.418-7.964-8.181-8.186-8.169-7.663-7.201
TogoGross domestic product, current pricesU.S. dollarsBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).2.9112.8652.9493.0983.2483.3973.5783.800
TogoGross domestic product per capita, current pricesU.S. dollarsUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).439.552421.836423.487433.954443.728452.682464.970481.686
TogoCurrent account balanceU.S. dollarsBillionsDefinition: Balance on current transactions excluding exceptional financing
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/2010-0.214-0.165-0.204-0.198-0.147-0.146-0.137-0.170
TogoCurrent account balancePercent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).-7.365-5.743-6.929-6.407-4.512-4.299-3.841-4.465
UgandaGross domestic product, current pricesU.S. dollarsBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).14.44015.73617.70318.75820.54322.54624.80727.394
UgandaGross domestic product per capita, current pricesU.S. dollarsUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).450.675474.034514.772526.497556.557589.607626.189667.458
UgandaCurrent account balanceU.S. dollarsBillionsDefinition: Balance on goods and services, income and current transfers
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Uganda shillings
Data last updated: 03/2010-0.469-0.758-0.942-1.149-1.243-1.283-1.351-1.353
UgandaCurrent account balancePercent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).-3.248-4.818-5.323-6.125-6.052-5.689-5.445-4.940
ZambiaGross domestic product, current pricesU.S. dollarsBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).14.70413.00016.07217.67319.46921.36223.48125.770
ZambiaGross domestic product per capita, current pricesU.S. dollarsUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).1,251.9061,086.0531,317.4041,421.3661,536.3701,654.0281,773.7431,899.157
ZambiaCurrent account balanceU.S. dollarsBillionsDefinition: Balance on goods and services, income and current transfers
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  Zambian kwacha
Data last updated: 04/2010-1.049-0.428-0.560-0.688-0.852-0.987-1.095-1.205
ZambiaCurrent account balancePercent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).-7.138-3.292-3.484-3.893-4.375-4.619-4.663-4.675
ZimbabweGross domestic product, current pricesU.S. dollarsBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).3.9294.3975.1445.4885.8456.1596.5176.892
ZimbabweGross domestic product per capita, current pricesU.S. dollarsUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).334.922374.783438.461467.768498.238524.977555.524587.458
ZimbabweCurrent account balanceU.S. dollarsBillionsDefinition: Balance on current transactions excluding exceptional financing
Source: Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe and Ministry of Finance.
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency:  U.S. dollars
Data last updated: 04/2010-0.945-1.323-1.208-0.750-0.820-0.863-0.908-0.936
ZimbabweCurrent account balancePercent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).-24.047-30.088-23.487-13.664-14.029-14.013-13.938-13.579
Notes
  Country/Series-specific Notes  
  Angola: Gross domestic product, current prices (U.S. dollars)
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Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


Angola: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (U.S. dollars)
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Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


Angola: Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Definition: Balance on goods and services, income and current transfers
Source: Central Bank. National Bank of Angola
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Angolan kwanzas
Data last updated: 03/2010


Angola: Current account balance (Percent of GDP)
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Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).


Benin: Gross domestic product, current prices (U.S. dollars)
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Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


Benin: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (U.S. dollars)
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Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


Benin: Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Definition: Balance on current transactions excluding exceptional financing
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/2010


Benin: Current account balance (Percent of GDP)
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Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).


Botswana: Gross domestic product, current prices (U.S. dollars)
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Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


Botswana: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (U.S. dollars)
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Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


Botswana: Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Definition: Balance on goods and services, income and current transfers
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Botswana pula
Data last updated: 04/2010


Botswana: Current account balance (Percent of GDP)
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Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).


Burkina Faso: Gross domestic product, current prices (U.S. dollars)
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Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


Burkina Faso: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (U.S. dollars)
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Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


Burkina Faso: Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Definition: Balance on current transactions excluding exceptional financing
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/2010


Burkina Faso: Current account balance (Percent of GDP)
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Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).


Burundi: Gross domestic product, current prices (U.S. dollars)
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Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


Burundi: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


Burundi: Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Definition: Balance on goods and services, income and current transfers
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: Burundi francs
Data last updated: 03/2010


Burundi: Current account balance (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).


Cameroon: Gross domestic product, current prices (U.S. dollars)
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Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


Cameroon: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


Cameroon: Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Definition: Balance on current transactions excluding exceptional financing
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2008
Notes: The percent changes in 2002 are calculated over a period of 18 months, reflecting a change in the fiscal year cycle (from July-June to January-December).
Primary domestic currency: CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/2010


Cameroon: Current account balance (Percent of GDP)
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Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).


Cape Verde: Gross domestic product, current prices (U.S. dollars)
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Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


Cape Verde: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (U.S. dollars)
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Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


Cape Verde: Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Definition: Balance on goods and services, income and current transfers
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Cape Verde escudos
Data last updated: 03/2010


Cape Verde: Current account balance (Percent of GDP)
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Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).


Central African Republic: Gross domestic product, current prices (U.S. dollars)
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Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


Central African Republic: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


Central African Republic: Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Definition: Balance on goods and services, income and current transfers
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/2010


Central African Republic: Current account balance (Percent of GDP)
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Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).


Chad: Gross domestic product, current prices (U.S. dollars)
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Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


Chad: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


Chad: Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Definition: Balance on current transactions excluding exceptional financing
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2006
Primary domestic currency: CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/2010


Chad: Current account balance (Percent of GDP)
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Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).


Comoros: Gross domestic product, current prices (U.S. dollars)
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Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


Comoros: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


Comoros: Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Definition: Balance on goods and services, income and current transfers
Source: Central Bank and IMF Staff
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Comorian francs
Data last updated: 03/2010


Comoros: Current account balance (Percent of GDP)
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Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).


Democratic Republic of Congo: Gross domestic product, current prices (U.S. dollars)
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Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


Democratic Republic of Congo: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


Democratic Republic of Congo: Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Definition: Balance on goods and services, income and current transfers
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2008
Notes: Data prior to 2001 cannot be confirmed by national sources at this time.
Primary domestic currency: Congo francs
Data last updated: 04/2010


Democratic Republic of Congo: Current account balance (Percent of GDP)
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Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).


Republic of Congo: Gross domestic product, current prices (U.S. dollars)
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Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


Republic of Congo: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


Republic of Congo: Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Definition: Balance on current transactions excluding exceptional financing
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/2010


Republic of Congo: Current account balance (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).


Côte d'Ivoire: Gross domestic product, current prices (U.S. dollars)
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Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


Côte d'Ivoire: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


Côte d'Ivoire: Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Definition: Balance on goods and services, income and current transfers
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2007
Primary domestic currency: CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/2010


Côte d'Ivoire: Current account balance (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).


Equatorial Guinea: Gross domestic product, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


Equatorial Guinea: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


Equatorial Guinea: Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Definition: Balance on current transactions excluding exceptional financing
Source: Central Bank. Banque des Etats de l'Afrique Centrale (BEAC)
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency: CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/2010


Equatorial Guinea: Current account balance (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).


Eritrea: Gross domestic product, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


Eritrea: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


Eritrea: Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Definition: Balance on goods and services, income and current transfers
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Eritrean nakfa
Data last updated: 04/2010


Eritrea: Current account balance (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).


Ethiopia: Gross domestic product, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


Ethiopia: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


Ethiopia: Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Definition: Balance on goods and services, income and current transfers
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2009
Notes: Data refer to fiscal years (July 1/June 30). Data for 2008 represent fiscal year 2007/2008.
Primary domestic currency: Ethiopian birr
Data last updated: 04/2010


Ethiopia: Current account balance (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).


Gabon: Gross domestic product, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


Gabon: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


Gabon: Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Definition: Balance on current transactions excluding exceptional financing
Source: Ministry of Finance
Latest actual data: 2004
Primary domestic currency: CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/2010


Gabon: Current account balance (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).


The Gambia: Gross domestic product, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


The Gambia: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


The Gambia: Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Definition: Balance on current transactions excluding exceptional financing
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2008. Currently, BOP data for 2009 may not yet be considered actual data.
Primary domestic currency: Gambian dalasis
Data last updated: 03/2010


The Gambia: Current account balance (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).


Ghana: Gross domestic product, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


Ghana: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


Ghana: Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Definition: Balance on current transactions including official transfers
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2009
Notes: Data prior to 2005 excludes exceptional financing.
Primary domestic currency: Ghanaian cedis
Data last updated: 04/2010


Ghana: Current account balance (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).


Guinea: Gross domestic product, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


Guinea: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


Guinea: Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Definition: Balance on goods and services, income and current transfers
Source: Central Bank. And Ministry of Planning
Latest actual data: 2008
Notes: Data prior to 1995 cannot be confirmed by national sources at this time.
Primary domestic currency: Guinean francs
Data last updated: 03/2010


Guinea: Current account balance (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).


Guinea-Bissau: Gross domestic product, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


Guinea-Bissau: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


Guinea-Bissau: Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Definition: Balance on current transactions excluding exceptional financing
Source: Central Bank. Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO).
Latest actual data: 2008
Notes: Data prior to 1997 cannot be confirmed by national sources at this time.
Primary domestic currency: CFA francs
Data last updated: 03/2010


Guinea-Bissau: Current account balance (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).


Kenya: Gross domestic product, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


Kenya: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


Kenya: Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Definition: Balance on current transactions excluding exceptional financing
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Kenya shillings
Data last updated: 04/2010


Kenya: Current account balance (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).


Lesotho: Gross domestic product, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


Lesotho: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


Lesotho: Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Definition: Balance on current transactions excluding exceptional financing
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Loti
Data last updated: 04/2010


Lesotho: Current account balance (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).


Liberia: Gross domestic product, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


Liberia: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


Liberia: Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Definition: Balance on goods and services, income and current transfers
Source: Central Bank of Liberia
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: U.S. dollars
Data last updated: 04/2010


Liberia: Current account balance (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).


Madagascar: Gross domestic product, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


Madagascar: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


Madagascar: Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Definition: Balance on goods and services, income and current transfers
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Malagasy ariary
Data last updated: 03/2010


Madagascar: Current account balance (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).


Malawi: Gross domestic product, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


Malawi: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


Malawi: Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Definition: Balance on goods and services, income and current transfers
Source: Ministry of Finance
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency: Malawi kwacha
Data last updated: 03/2010


Malawi: Current account balance (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).


Mali: Gross domestic product, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


Mali: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


Mali: Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Definition: Balance on current transactions excluding exceptional financing
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/2010


Mali: Current account balance (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).


Mauritius: Gross domestic product, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


Mauritius: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


Mauritius: Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Definition: Balance on goods and services, income and current transfers. Data refer to fiscal years
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Mauritian rupees
Data last updated: 04/2010


Mauritius: Current account balance (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).


Mozambique: Gross domestic product, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


Mozambique: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


Mozambique: Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Definition: Balance on goods and services, income and current transfers. Data include MDRI and HIPC grants.
Source: Central Bank. Data provided by Bank de Mozambique (BOM).
Latest actual data: 2008
Notes: Data prior to 1992 cannot be confirmed by national sources at this time.
Primary domestic currency: Mozambican meticais
Data last updated: 04/2010


Mozambique: Current account balance (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).


Namibia: Gross domestic product, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


Namibia: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


Namibia: Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Definition: Balance on goods and services, income and current transfers
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Namibia dollars
Data last updated: 04/2010


Namibia: Current account balance (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).


Niger: Gross domestic product, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


Niger: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


Niger: Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Definition: Balance on current transactions excluding exceptional financing
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: CFA francs.
Data last updated: 03/2010


Niger: Current account balance (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).


Nigeria: Gross domestic product, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


Nigeria: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


Nigeria: Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Definition: Balance on current transactions excluding exceptional financing
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2008
Notes: Data prior to 1990 cannot be confirmed by national sources at this time.
Primary domestic currency: Nigerian naira
Data last updated: 03/2010


Nigeria: Current account balance (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).


Rwanda: Gross domestic product, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


Rwanda: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


Rwanda: Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Definition: Balance on goods and services, income and current transfers
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Rwanda francs
Data last updated: 03/2010


Rwanda: Current account balance (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).


São Tomé and Príncipe: Gross domestic product, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


São Tomé and Príncipe: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


São Tomé and Príncipe: Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Definition: Balance on current transactions excluding exceptional financing. Includes official transfers.
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: São Tomé and Príncipe dobras
Data last updated: 04/2010


São Tomé and Príncipe: Current account balance (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).


Senegal: Gross domestic product, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


Senegal: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


Senegal: Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Definition: Balance on goods and services, income and current transfers
Source: Central Bank and Staff estimates.
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: CFA francs
Data last updated: 03/2010


Senegal: Current account balance (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).


Seychelles: Gross domestic product, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


Seychelles: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


Seychelles: Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Definition: Balance on goods and services, income and current transfers
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Seychelles rupees
Data last updated: 03/2010


Seychelles: Current account balance (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).


Sierra Leone: Gross domestic product, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


Sierra Leone: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


Sierra Leone: Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Definition: Balance on goods and services, income and current transfers
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Sierra Leonean leones
Data last updated: 04/2010


Sierra Leone: Current account balance (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).


South Africa: Gross domestic product, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


South Africa: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


South Africa: Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Definition: Balance on current transactions excluding exceptional financing
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: South African rand
Data last updated: 03/2010


South Africa: Current account balance (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).


Swaziland: Gross domestic product, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


Swaziland: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


Swaziland: Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Definition: Balance on goods and services, income and current transfers
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2009
Primary domestic currency: Swaziland emalangeni
Data last updated: 04/2010


Swaziland: Current account balance (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).


Tanzania: Gross domestic product, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


Tanzania: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


Tanzania: Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Definition: Balance on current transactions excluding exceptional financing
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2008. Fiscal year 2005/06
Primary domestic currency: Tanzania shillings
Data last updated: 03/2010


Tanzania: Current account balance (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).


Togo: Gross domestic product, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


Togo: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


Togo: Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Definition: Balance on current transactions excluding exceptional financing
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: CFA francs
Data last updated: 04/2010


Togo: Current account balance (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).


Uganda: Gross domestic product, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


Uganda: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


Uganda: Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Definition: Balance on goods and services, income and current transfers
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Uganda shillings
Data last updated: 03/2010


Uganda: Current account balance (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).


Zambia: Gross domestic product, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


Zambia: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


Zambia: Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Definition: Balance on goods and services, income and current transfers
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: Zambian kwacha
Data last updated: 04/2010


Zambia: Current account balance (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).


Zimbabwe: Gross domestic product, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


Zimbabwe: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


Zimbabwe: Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Definition: Balance on current transactions excluding exceptional financing
Source: Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe and Ministry of Finance.
Latest actual data: 2008
Primary domestic currency: U.S. dollars
Data last updated: 04/2010


Zimbabwe: Current account balance (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).


 
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