Chad Economic Outlook

  • The costs involved in combatting jihadi movements and the continuing low world price of oil mean that economic growth, which was already negative in 2016, will again be so in 2017.
  • The economic, financial and security environments are particularly difficult, and the extension of structural reforms seems essential if macroeconomic stability is to be maintained in 2017.
  • Encouraging an entrepreneurial economy could contribute to greater economic resilience because of the greater diversity of sources of growth, income and jobs that it might generate.

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Key Facts

Capital: N Djamena
Area: 1,284,000 sq km
Total Population 2017: 15.0 Million
Urban Population 2017: 73.50%
Female Population 2017: 49.70%
GDP: US$ 10.1 Billion
GNI Per Capita 2015: US$ 880
Inflation Rate: -
Crude Birth Rate (per 1000): 43.90%
Human Development Index (rank / 188): 186
Human Development Index (scale 0 to 1): 0.396
Membership Date: 29/08/1968
Cumulative Approvals (1967-2016): UA 550.0 Million

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Bureau National du Tchad

Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement
Immeuble BCC, 2ème étage
Avenue Charles de Gaulle
BP 193, N’Djamena, Tchad

Tél : (235) 22524557 / 22524778
Fax : (235) 22524996

M. Michel-Cyr Djiena-Wembou, Représentant Résident

Department Central Africa Region

Mr. Ousmane Dore, Director Central Africa Region

African Development Bank Group 
Rue Anoma 01 BP 1387 Abidjan 01 (Cote d'Ivoire)
Tel +225 20 26 22 51