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.
Real GDP Growth Rate- Nigeria and selected African Economies: While GDP growth in selected African economies have generally declined at different magnitudes with the slump in commodity prices, other e
Public Debt Stock and Debt Servicing: Public debt stock has steadily increased overtime; reaching over N12, 000 billion naira by 2015Q4. With the persistent fall in crude oil price and the attendant d
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
Balance of Trade (Export and Import): With export and, to lesser extent, import declining balance of trade fell deeply in 2015 and, to lesser extent, in 2016Q1.