The economy of Cameroon advanced 4.2 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2019, following a downwardly revised 3.5 percent growth in the previous period. The services sector expanded 3.3 percent, faster than 1.7 percent in Q4 2018, mainly boosted by internal trade (7.9 percent vs 4.3 percent); transport (6.6 percent vs 2.3 percent) and finance & insurance (8.5 percent vs 13.8 percent). Meantime, the secondary sector grew 5.5 percent, above 4.8 percent in Q4, driven by mining (14.3 percent vs 6.2 percent). On the other hand, agricultural activity rose 4.1 percent, slowing from a 8.2 percent growth in Q4. GDP Annual Growth Rate in Cameroon averaged 4.38 percent from 2003 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 8.50 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013 and a record low of 0 percent in the fourth quarter of 2015.

GDP Annual Growth Rate in Cameroon is expected to be 3.80 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate GDP Annual Growth Rate in Cameroon to stand at 4.30 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Cameroon GDP Annual Growth Rate is projected to trend around 5.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Cameroon GDP Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
GDP Annual Growth Rate 4.20 3.50 8.50 0.00 percent [+]
GDP 38.50 34.92 38.50 0.62 USD Billion [+]
GDP per capita 1497.80 1480.30 1829.20 871.20 USD [+]
GDP per capita PPP 3352.10 3312.90 3352.10 2343.90 USD [+]
GDP Constant Prices 3923.50 4157.40 4201.90 2439.90 XAF Billion [+]
GDP From Agriculture 212.90 225.10 333.40 193.70 XAF Billion [+]
GDP From Construction 231.10 209.60 268.20 183.20 XAF Billion [+]
GDP From Public Administration 452.70 541.40 575.40 397.60 XAF Billion [+]
GDP From Transport 224.80 229.30 238.90 196.70 XAF Billion [+]
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 1064.20 1144.00 1152.60 969.40 XAF Billion [+]


Cameroon GDP Annual Growth Rate

Cameroon is a commodity dependent economy with oil accounting for over 50 percent of total exports. Yet, agriculture employs more than 50 percent of its workforce. This page provides the latest reported value for - Cameroon GDP Annual Growth Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Cameroon GDP Annual Growth Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.20 3.50 8.50 0.00 2003 - 2019 percent Quarterly




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