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Niger Economic Outlook

Real GDP growth was an estimated 5.2% in 2018, up from 4.9% in 2017, reflecting stronger performance of the agricultural sector. On the demand side, final consumption grew by 4.5% in 2018, and investment, by 11.7% (compared with 2.4% in 2017). The GDP structure remains relatively stable, with agriculture ominating (43.4% of GDP in 2018), followed by services (35%), and industry (14.9%). Despite public finance consolidation, the fiscal deficit stood at an estimated 5.9% of GDP in 2018. Consumer price index inflation was an estimated 4.2% in 2018, reflecting an expansion in credit and money supply in the context of a contraction in net foreign assets.

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Key Facts

Capital: Niamey
Area: 1,267,000 sq km
Total Population 2017: 21.6 Million
Urban Population 2017: 73.50%
Female Population 2017: 49.70%
GDP: US$ 7.4 Billion
GNI Per Capita 2015: US$ 390
Inflation Rate: 1.90%
Crude Birth Rate (per 1000): 48.70%
Human Development Index (rank / 188): 187
Human Development Index (scale 0 to 1): 0.353
Membership Date: 10/09/1964
Cumulative Approvals (1967-2016): UA 608.1 Million

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West Africa Region

Mrs Marie-Laure Akin-Olugbade, Director General

African Development Bank Group
24ème Etage, Immeuble CCIA, Plateau
01 Boite Postale 1387 Abidjan 01
Côte d’Ivoire

TEL. : (+225) 20 26 40 47

Niger Country Office

Mr. Nouridine Kane Dia, Country Manager

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