Gross Domestic Product Growth Rate And Contribution To GDP (Transport Sector)
Real GDP at 1990 Base Year
Stalled growth, post-2005
Real GDP at 2010 Base Year
Weak growth post-2012, contraction in 2016
Gross Domestic Product Growth Rate: Growth in the sector which stalled in the second and third quarters of 2015 witnessed a considerable decline in 2015Q4; the stall in growth in 2015 is attributable to persisting underperformance in road transportation. However, the sectors growth increased dramatically in 2016Q1 (reaching nearly 15 percent) owing to the sharp rise of activities in the road transport sub sector, but fell sharply to about -5 percent in 2016Q2.
Contribution to GDP: The contribution of the sector to overall GDP growth, which has been fairly flat prior to 2014 took an upward trend afterward; particularly jumped in 2016Q1 following the new budget allocations for capital expenditure.
On average, Nigerias GDP growth rate has averaged about 5 percent; attaining an unusual trough of nearly -10 percent in 2003Q4 and a peak of nearly 20 percent in 2004Q4. However, the Nigerian economy
CPI and its Component: Changes in inflation rate has mostly been driven by the Core sub-index component. Precisely, in 2016 Q1 and Q2, the rising cost of import, electricity and transport drove inflat
Capital Importation: Given the positive outlook on the ITC sector in the past few years, investments in the sector reached a 10-year peak in 2014. However, the foreign investment fell marginally in 2
Tax Collected: Tax revenue which has relatively maintained an upward trend, fell considerably in 2015 and dipped significantly in early 2016 on the account of economic downturn, as many businesses sev