Cameroon recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 3.60 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2017. Government Budget in Cameroon averaged -0.19 percent of GDP from 1990 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 33 percent of GDP in 2006 and a record low of -6.90 percent of GDP in 2016.

Government Budget in Cameroon is expected to be -3.00 percent of GDP by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Cameroon Government Budget is projected to trend around -4.28 percent of GDP in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Cameroon Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Government Debt to GDP 35.70 35.20 131.44 9.30 percent [+]
Government Budget -3.60 -6.90 33.00 -6.90 percent of GDP [+]
Military Expenditure 399.73 387.44 399.73 136.27 USD Million [+]
Credit Rating 30.00 [+]
Government Spending 502.60 465.70 623.60 418.00 XAF Billion [+]


Cameroon Government Budget

Government Budget is an itemized accounting of the payments received by government (taxes and other fees) and the payments made by government (purchases and transfer payments). A budget deficit occurs when an government spends more money than it takes in. The opposite of a budget deficit is a budget surplus. This page provides - Cameroon Government Budget - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Cameroon Government Budget - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-3.60 -6.90 33.00 -6.90 1990 - 2017 percent of GDP Yearly




Country Last Previous
Argentina -3.90 Dec/17
Australia -1.90 Dec/17
Brazil -7.80 Dec/17
Canada -0.90 Dec/17
China -3.50 Dec/17
Euro Area -0.90 Dec/17
France -2.60 Dec/17
Germany 1.30 Dec/17
India -3.53 Dec/17
Indonesia -2.50 Dec/17
Italy -2.30 Dec/17
Japan -4.50 Dec/17
Mexico -2.90 Dec/17
Netherlands 1.10 Dec/17
Russia -1.50 Dec/17
Saudi Arabia -8.90 Dec/17
Singapore 0.30 Dec/17
South Africa -4.60 Dec/17
South Korea -2.00 Dec/17
Spain -3.10 Dec/17
Switzerland 1.20 Dec/17
Turkey -1.50 Dec/17
United Kingdom -2.30 Dec/17
United States -3.50 Dec/17


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