Burundi | Economic Forecasts | 2017-2020 Outlook

This page has economic forecasts for Burundi including a long-term outlook for the next decades, plus medium-term expectations for the next four quarters and short-term market predictions for the next release affecting the Burundi economy.


MARKETS Actual Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 2020
Currency 1734.70 1712 1694 1677 1660 1470 [+]
GDP Actual Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate -0.50 1.7 2.5 3 4.3 4.8 percent [+]
GDP 3.01 3.18 3.72 3.19 3.21 4.3 USD Billion [+]
GDP per capita 218.30 215 213 213 213 208 USD [+]
GDP per capita PPP 721.20 705 701 697 692 681 USD [+]
LABOUR Actual Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 2020
Unemployment Rate 7.70 3.89 5.88 1.86 1.26 6.72 percent [+]
Population 11.18 11.7 12 12.21 12.41 15.18 Million [+]
PRICES Actual Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 2020
Inflation Rate 13.60 12.9 11.8 10.9 10.5 6.5 percent [+]
Food Inflation 18.80 20.3 24.19 22.5 22.68 22.89 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index Cpi 113.50 115 115 115 115 115 index points [+]
CPI Transportation 109.30 110 110 110 110 110 Index Points [+]
MONEY Actual Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 2020
Interest Rate 7.17 6 5.9 5.8 5.8 5.5 percent [+]
Money Supply M0 452005.50 448052 445179 442852 440410 418396 BIF Million [+]
Deposit Interest Rate 4.00 4.36 4.27 4.52 4.78 4.77 percent [+]
Money Supply M1 637000.80 647455 649735 651394 653168 664404 BIF Million [+]
Money Supply M2 1192277.80 1185374 1179453 1173897 1168371 1117577 BIF Million [+]
Money Supply M3 1291981.10 1291388 1284283 1277095 1269983 1207315 BIF Million [+]
Foreign Exchange Reserves 194747.30 261719 281718 298096 311647 368267 BIF Million [+]
TRADE Actual Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 2020
Balance of Trade -81064.90 -80848 -86149 -91296 -95867 -123837 BIF Million [+]
Exports 18095.00 20774 22079 23158 24103 29288 BIF Million [+]
Imports 99159.90 100060 106184 112234 117613 151020 BIF Million [+]
Current Account -371.20 -394 -412 -412 -412 -484 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -18.70 -15.4 -15.4 -14.6 -14.6 -12.1 percent [+]
Gold Reserves 0.03 0.03 0.03 0.03 0.03 0.03 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 5.42 5.15 5.15 5.11 5.07 4.8 [+]
GOVERNMENT Actual Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 2020
Government Debt to GDP 15.20 15 15 15.9 15.9 17.1 percent [+]
Government Budget 9.00 2.17 6.21 7.56 8.91 7.7 percent of GDP [+]
Military Expenditure 64.90 65.22 65.1 65.04 64.98 64.56 USD Million [+]
BUSINESS Actual Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 2020
Industrial Production -16.90 1.29 1.36 1.66 1.51 1.54 percent [+]
Ease of Doing Business 157.00 157 157 157 157 157 [+]
Competitiveness Index 3.06 3.01 3.01 3.03 3.04 3.04 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 135.00 136 136 132 130 131 [+]
Corruption Index 20.00 21 21 20 20 20 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 159.00 158 161 161 161 161 [+]
TAXES Actual Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 2020
Sales Tax Rate 18.00 18 18 18 18 18 percent [+]