Sao Tome and Principe | Economic Forecasts | 2017-2020 Outlook

This page has economic forecasts for Sao Tome and Principe 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 Sao Tome and Principe economy.


MARKETS Actual Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 2020
Currency 21496.03 22200 22400 23000 22800 26300 [+]
GDP Actual Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate 5.30 5.3 5.3 5.3 5.58 5.38 percent [+]
GDP 0.32 0.35 0.34 0.34 0.35 0.4 USD Billion [+]
GDP per capita 1292.87 1312 1323 1335 1342 1446 USD [+]
GDP per capita PPP 3022.90 3069 3094 3120 3137 3380 USD [+]
LABOUR Actual Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 2020
Unemployment Rate 13.60 14.05 14.03 14.01 14.18 15.26 percent [+]
Population 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.19 0.2 Million [+]
PRICES Actual Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 2020
Inflation Rate 4.40 6.2 6 5.71 3.45 4.5 percent [+]
MONEY Actual Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 2020
Interest Rate 10.00 10 10 1 10 10 percent [+]
Money Supply M0 1622563.00 1634279 1641319 1625509 1641646 1634210 STD Million [+]
Deposit Interest Rate 4.10 3.52 3.41 3.3 3.11 2.77 percent [+]
Money Supply M1 1426842.00 1414567 1414400 1414547 1414577 1414582 STD Million [+]
Money Supply M2 1890080.00 1900247 1901022 1901161 1901198 1901201 STD Million [+]
Money Supply M3 2646262.00 2631503 2646522 2658852 2655479 2651967 STD Million [+]
Foreign Exchange Reserves 145.44 143 141 142 141 141 STD Million [+]
TRADE Actual Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 2020
Balance of Trade -22.51 -25.48 -27.11 -26.29 -25.57 -25.92 USD Million [+]
Exports 1.67 2.04 2.65 3.14 2.07 2.52 USD Million [+]
Imports 24.17 27.19 30.22 29.28 27.57 28.46 USD Million [+]
Current Account -78.61 -85.82 -81.97 -78.11 -79.24 -80.65 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -10.70 -3.58 3.75 11.09 15.39 46.86 percent [+]
GOVERNMENT Actual Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 2020
Government Debt to GDP 86.10 98.18 101 105 109 164 percent [+]
Government Budget -5.30 7.66 7.66 7.66 7.28 1.61 percent of GDP [+]
BUSINESS Actual Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 2020
Ease of Doing Business 162.00 161 160 160 159 157 [+]
Corruption Index 46.00 44 44 44 44 47 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 62.00 65 64 62 61 55 [+]
CONSUMER Actual Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 Q1/18 2020
Private Sector Credit 2049295.58 1983137 1984827 1984987 1985361 1985269 STD Million [+]