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.



Gross Federally Collected Revenue

Gross Federally Collected Revenue: Both oil and non-oil components of gross federal revenue fell below N40 billion in 2016, after recording a peak of N90 billion in 2013. The decline was most prominen

Internally Generated Revenue

Internally Generated Revenue: Total internally generated revenue particularly declined across the 36 states in Nigeria, in 2015. This is attributable to the weak macroeconomic and financial conditions

Appropriation Act (Budget)

Appropriation Act (Budget): Capital expenditure remarkably increased in 2016 relative to preceding year, on the account of the present governments renewed commitment to infrastructure development.

Export And Its Components

Export and its Components: In 2015 and 2016Q1, overall export earnings declined significantly to a record low of less than $3000 million in 2016Q1, as against the peak of above $10,000 million in 2008