Cape Verde GDP Annual Growth Rate  1981-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The GDP in Cape Verde advanced 4.6 percent year-on-year in the fourth quarter of 2016 compared to a 3.2 percent expansion in the three months to September. Main contributors to the growth were trade (4.3 percent vs -2.9 percent in Q3); transport (7.3 percent vs -2.7 percent in Q3); public administration (13.9 percent vs 4.7 percent in Q3); manufacturing (14 percent vs 5.5 percent in Q3) and restaurants and hotels (13 percent vs -2.4 percent in Q3). In contrast, construction contracted significantly (-14.5 percent vs 10.7 percent in Q3). GDP Annual Growth Rate in Cape Verde averaged 3.69 percent from 1981 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 12.50 percent in the third quarter of 2008 and a record low of -5.30 percent in the first quarter of 2013.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-06-30 01:00 PM Q1 5.8% 3.1% 3.9%
2016-09-30 02:00 PM Q2 3.5% 5.9% 6.19%
2017-04-04 02:00 PM Q4 4.6% 3.2% 3.9%
2017-06-30 02:00 PM Q1 4.6% 3.9%
2017-09-29 02:00 PM Q2 3.9%
2017-12-29 02:00 PM Q3 3.8%




Cape Verde GDP Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
GDP Annual Growth Rate 4.60 3.20 12.50 -5.30 percent [+]
GDP 1.60 1.88 1.88 0.13 USD Billion [+]
GDP per capita 2738.31 2749.48 2749.48 496.99 USD [+]
GDP per capita PPP 6157.90 6147.51 6157.90 1644.37 USD [+]
GDP per capita 3500.20 3494.30 3500.20 676.32 USD [+]
GDP Growth Rate 4.50 2.70 9.80 -5.20 percent [+]


Cape Verde GDP Annual Growth Rate Notes

Cape Verde is one of the most developed countries in Africa. In recent years, as a result of its solid economic and social performance it has gained the status of middle income country according to United Nations criteria. The most important sector of the economy is services with commerce, transport, government and tourism accounting for the biggest share. Remittances are also crucial (9 percent of GDP). In recent years, foreign direct investment in tourism and manufacturing has been increasing due to stable political environment and increasingly skilled labour force. However, in order to keep current pace of growth, Cape Verde has to address drought prone agriculture, outdated infrastructure and youth unemployment. This page provides the latest reported value for - Cape Verde GDP Annual Growth Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Cape Verde GDP Annual Growth Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.60 3.20 12.50 -5.30 1981 - 2016 percent Quarterly



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