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Gabon

Gabon (; French pronunciation: ​[ɡabɔ̃]), officially the Gabonese Republic (French: République gabonaise), is a country on the west coast of Central Africa. Located on the equator, Gabon is bordered by Equatorial Guinea to the northwest, Cameroon to the north, the Republic of the Congo on the east and south, and the Gulf of Guinea to the west. It has an area of nearly 270,000 square kilometres (100,000 sq mi) and its population is estimated at 2.1 million people. Its capital and largest city is Libreville. Since its independence from France in 1960, the sovereign state of Gabon has had three presidents. In the early 1990s, Gabon introduced a multi-party system and a new democratic constitution that allowed for a more transparent electoral process and reformed many governmental institutions. Abundant petroleum and foreign private investment have helped make Gabon one of the most prosperous countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, with the 7th highest HDI and the fourth highest GDP per capita (PPP) (after Mauritius, Equatorial Guinea and Seychelles) in the region. GDP grew by more than 6% per year from 2010 to 2012. However, because of inequality in income distribution, a significant proportion of the population re... [More]
  • Last : 8,867
  • High : 9,412.6
  • Low : 8,846.3
  • Max Fluctuation : 104
  • Max Fluctuation % : 2.42%
  • Open : 9,325.1
  • Time : 20:08:11
  • Yesterday : 9,334.2
  • Change % : 5.27%
  • Change : 467.2
  • Last : 1,638.53
  • High : 1,654.99
  • Low : 1,625.1
  • Max Fluctuation : 7.32
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.55%
  • Open : 1,649.82
  • Time : 20:08:09
  • Yesterday : 1,649.67
  • Change % : 0.68%
  • Change : 11.14
  • Last : 49.95
  • High : 50.41
  • Low : 49.02
  • Max Fluctuation : 0.18
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.48%
  • Open : 49.81
  • Time : 20:08:14
  • Yesterday : 49.87
  • Change % : 0.16%
  • Change : 0.08
  • Last : 0.9234
  • High : 0.9234
  • Low : 0.9175
  • Max Fluctuation : 0.01
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.54%
  • Open : 0.9234
  • Time : 20:08:22
  • Yesterday : 0.9188
  • Change % : 0.5%
  • Change : 0.0046

Gabon Economic Indicators + Forecasts

  • Actual

  • Forecast

Indicator Last Time Previous Range Frequency Metric

Balance of Trade

2018.60 18 Dec 1385 439 : 3234 Yearly CFA Billion

CPI Transportation

165.70 19 Dec 166 97.5 : 167 Monthly

Competitiveness Index

0 19 Dec 3.79 3.7 : 47.46 Yearly Points

Competitiveness Rank

0 19 Dec 108 99 : 119 Yearly

Consumer Price Index Cpi

143.70 19 Dec 143 101 : 144 Monthly points

Corporate Tax Rate

30.00 20 Dec 30 30 : 35 Yearly %

Corruption Index

0 19 Dec 31 28 : 37 Yearly Points

Corruption Rank

0 19 Dec 124 74 : 124 Yearly

Credit Rating

0 20 Feb : Monthly 26

Crude Oil Production

210.00 19 Oct 200 180 : 374 Monthly BBL/D/1K

Currency

608.65 20 Feb 608 407 : 795 Daily

Current Account

0 18 Dec -381 -381 : 1715 Yearly CFA Billion

Current Account to GDP

-1.50 18 Dec -4.9 -19.4 : 27.3 Yearly %

Deposit Interest Rate

2.45 17 Dec 2.45 2.45 : 8.75 Yearly %

Ease of Doing Business

0 19 Dec 169 151 : 169 Yearly

GDP

17.02 18 Dec 14.89 0.14 : 18.19 Yearly USD Billion

GDP Annual Growth Rate

2.00 18 Dec 0.5 -11.3 : 5.9 Yearly %

GDP Per Capita Ppp

15922.20 18 Dec 16145 14991 : 20940 Yearly USD

GDP per capita

9077.00 18 Dec 9204 4362 : 19563 Yearly USD

Government Budget

-0.30 18 Dec -3.6 -12.65 : 10.87 Yearly %

Government Debt to GDP

60.70 18 Dec 62.6 20.1 : 90.1 Yearly %

IP Addresses

0 17 Mar 44699 2865 : 56677 Quarterly

Inflation Rate

1.00 19 Dec 0.2 -16.92 : 46.95 Monthly %

Interest Rate

3.50 19 Dec 3.5 2.45 : 4.25 Daily %

Internet Speed

0 17 Mar 1913 297 : 1961 Quarterly

Military Expenditure

240.00 18 Dec 267 12.6 : 267 Yearly

Personal Income Tax Rate

35.00 18 Dec 35 35 : 50 Yearly %

Population

2.12 18 Dec 2.06 0.5 : 2.12 Yearly Million

Sales Tax Rate

18.00 20 Dec 18 18 : 18 Yearly %

Social Security Rate

18.50 19 Dec 18.5 18.5 : 22.6 Yearly %

Social Security Rate For Companies

16.00 19 Dec 16 16 : 20.1 Yearly %

Social Security Rate For Employees

2.50 19 Dec 2.5 2.5 : 2.5 Yearly %

Terrorism Index

0 18 Dec 1.2 0 : 1.2 Yearly

Unemployment Rate

19.60 19 Dec 19.5 16.9 : 20.4 Yearly %
Indicator Actual Q2/19 Q3/19 Q4/19 Q1/20 2020 Metric
Balance of Trade 2018.60 2946 2946 2573 2200 2946 CFA Billion
CPI Transportation 165.70 168 167 168 166 171
Consumer Price Index Cpi 143.70 144 144 146 146 148 points
Corporate Tax Rate 30.00 30 30 30 30 30 %
Crude Oil Production 210.00 185 185 175 185 175 BBL/D/1K
Currency 608.65 592 599 606 585 620
Current Account to GDP -1.50 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.7 %
Deposit Interest Rate 2.45 2.45 1.95 1.95 2.45 1.95 %
GDP 17.02 16.5 16.5 16.5 16.5 18 USD Billion
GDP Annual Growth Rate 2.00 3.4 3.4 4 3.4 3.7 %
GDP Per Capita Ppp 15922.20 15900 15900 15900 15900 16400 USD
GDP per capita 9077.00 9150 9150 9150 9150 9170 USD
Government Budget -0.30 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 1.4 %
Government Debt to GDP 60.70 54 54 54 54 52 %
Inflation Rate 1.00 1 1 1.4 2.4 1.6 %
Interest Rate 3.50 3.5 3 3 3.5 3 %
Military Expenditure 240.00 250 250 250 250 260
Personal Income Tax Rate 35.00 35 35 35 35 35 %
Population 2.12 2.25 2.25 2.24 2.25 2.3 Million
Sales Tax Rate 18.00 18 18 18 18 18 %
Social Security Rate 18.50 18.5 18.5 18.5 18.5 18.5 %
Social Security Rate For Companies 16.00 16 16 16 16 16 %
Social Security Rate For Employees 2.50 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 %
Unemployment Rate 19.60 19.5 19.5 19.5 19.5 19.6 %