Gabon | Economic Forecasts | 2017-2020 Outlook

This page has economic forecasts for Gabon 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 Gabon economy.


MARKETS Actual Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
Currency 556.10 555 549 544 538 476 [+]
GDP Actual Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate 2.90 3.5 4 4.5 4.5 5.5 percent [+]
GDP 14.21 14.1 13.45 12.8 12.15 10.7 USD Billion [+]
GDP per capita 9569.50 9645 9663 9681 9699 9854 USD [+]
GDP per capita PPP 16786.00 16898 16924 16949 16975 17178 USD [+]
LABOUR Actual Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
Unemployment Rate 18.50 18.2 18.17 18.15 18.12 18.3 percent [+]
Population 1.73 1.74 1.74 1.75 1.8 1.93 Million [+]
PRICES Actual Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
Inflation Rate 3.89 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.7 4 percent [+]
CPI Transportation 148.70 148 148 147 147 144 Index Points [+]
MONEY Actual Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
Interest Rate 2.95 2.95 2.95 2.95 3 2.95 percent [+]
Deposit Interest Rate 2.45 2.5 2.51 2.53 2.55 2.73 percent [+]
TRADE Actual Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
Balance of Trade 3711.95 3414 3355 3297 3238 3368 FCFA Million [+]
Exports 6168.03 6883 6935 6987 7039 8731 FCFA Million [+]
Imports 2456.08 2581 2630 2679 2729 3373 FCFA Million [+]
Current Account 341.00 476 474 472 470 658 FCFA Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -8.20 3 -0.5 -0.5 1.9 0.2 percent [+]
Crude Oil Production 200.00 203 204 205 205 212 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 [+]
GOVERNMENT Actual Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
Government Debt to GDP 62.00 70 66 66 72.4 80 percent [+]
Government Budget -2.80 -0.07 0.02 0.12 0.22 0 percent of GDP [+]
Military Expenditure 198.40 155 149 143 137 137 USD Million [+]
BUSINESS Actual Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
Competitiveness Index 3.79 3.76 3.76 3.77 3.77 3.77 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 108.00 108 106 105 105 105 [+]
Corruption Index 35.00 33 33 33 33 32 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 101.00 92 92 93 93 92 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 164.00 158 159 159 160 158 [+]
TAXES Actual Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
Corporate Tax Rate 35.00 35 35 35 35 35 percent [+]
Personal Income Tax Rate 35.00 37.42 37.88 38.34 38.8 39.32 percent [+]
Sales Tax Rate 18.00 18 18 18 18 18 percent [+]
Social Security Rate 18.50 20.58 20.88 21.19 21.49 22.59 percent [+]
Social Security Rate For Companies 16.00 18.08 18.38 18.69 18.99 20.09 percent [+]
Social Security Rate For Employees 2.50 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 percent [+]