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 Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
Currency 20842.10 20700 20500 20300 20108 17804 [+]
GDP Actual Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate 5.30 5.3 5.8 5.8 5.8 5.3 percent [+]
GDP 0.35 0.4 0.37 0.35 0.32 0.4 USD Billion [+]
GDP per capita 1280.20 1300 1302 1304 1306 1314 USD [+]
GDP per capita PPP 2993.40 3040 3044 3048 3053 3072 USD [+]
LABOUR Actual Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
Unemployment Rate 13.60 14.01 14.18 14.35 14.52 15.26 percent [+]
Population 0.20 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 Million [+]
PRICES Actual Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
Inflation Rate 7.20 3.7 3.5 4 3.5 4.5 percent [+]
MONEY Actual Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
Interest Rate 9.00 9 9 9 9 10 percent [+]
Money Supply M0 1636061.00 1605413 1591149 1575348 1560478 1448751 STD Million [+]
Deposit Interest Rate 4.10 4.9 5.4 5.9 6.39 10.58 percent [+]
Money Supply M1 1305949.00 1300127 1287145 1275008 1263687 1190706 STD Million [+]
Money Supply M2 1820908.00 1745785 1726847 1710443 1695674 1606584 STD Million [+]
Money Supply M3 2671807.00 2617982 2607051 2594927 2583244 2502920 STD Million [+]
Foreign Exchange Reserves 149.39 151 151 151 151 151 STD Million [+]
TRADE Actual Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
Balance of Trade -37.44 -27.9 -28.94 -31.68 -30.54 -28.61 USD Million [+]
Exports 2.28 3.01 1.9 2.24 2.3 2.01 USD Million [+]
Imports 39.72 30.5 30.74 34.5 33.75 31.27 USD Million [+]
Current Account -78.61 -76.71 -77.84 -78.97 -80.09 -66.27 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -10.70 -11 -13 -13 -22.18 -12 percent [+]
GOVERNMENT Actual Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
Government Debt to GDP 86.10 88 91 91 91 97 percent [+]
Government Budget -5.30 7.66 7.28 6.89 6.51 1.61 percent of GDP [+]
BUSINESS Actual Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
Ease of Doing Business 162.00 163 162 162 162 168 [+]
Corruption Index 46.00 44 43 43 43 39 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 62.00 71 71 71 71 88 [+]
CONSUMER Actual Q4/17 Q1/18 Q2/18 Q3/18 2020
Private Sector Credit 2068626.40 2027320 2008456 1991575 1976545 1897287 STD Million [+]