Nigeria Economic Chart Park

Real GDP Growth Rate

Real GDP Growth Rate (%) at 1990 Base (y/y)

Last recession in 2004Q1, recovery in 2004Q3

Real GDP Growth Rate (%) at 2010 Base (y/y)

Current recession in 2016Q2, recovery?

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 recently slipped into a recession recording a negative GDP growth rate of -0.36 in 2016Q1 and -2.06 in 2016Q2. This is attributable to prolonged low crude oil price and production shortages and the attendant foreign exchange (FOREX) scarcity.




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Real GDP Growth Rate- Nigeria And Selected African Economies

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Public Debt Stock And Debt Servicing

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

Monetary Policy Rate

Monetary Policy Rate: The fluctuations in MPR reflect CBNs intermittent effort to promote growth, stymie inflation or incentivize capital flows. Particularly, the rise in MPR in 2016Q1 was effort to