Markets Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Currency 20.70 20.76 20.89 21.02 21.15 21.4

Overview Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) -6.40 3.1 3.1 3.5 3.5 3.5
Unemployment Rate (%) 13.90 14.3 14.3 14 14 14
Inflation Rate (%) 6.80 8 8.2 7.5 7 7.8
Interest Rate (%) 9.00 9 9 10 10 10
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -7.23 -31.2 -32.3 -32.3 -32.3 -32.3
Government Debt to GDP (% of GDP) 103.00 100 100 100 75 75
Government Budget (% of GDP) -5.00 -4.7 -4.7 -4.2 -4.2 -4.2

GDP Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) -6.40 3.1 3.1 3.5 3.5 3.5
GDP (USD Billion) 0.47 0.28 0.28 0.28 0.28 0.34
GDP per capita (USD) 1315.66 1250 1250 1250 1250 1320
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 4051.60 3800 3800 3800 3800 3850

Labour Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Unemployment Rate (%) 13.90 14.3 14.3 14 14 14
Population (Million) 0.21 0.22 0.21 0.21 0.21 0.21

Prices Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Inflation Rate (%) 6.80 8 8.2 7.5 7 7.8
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 0.30 0.4 1.2 1.2 1.2 1
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 149.10 154 159 160 160 171

Money Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Interest Rate (%) 9.00 9 9 10 10 10
Foreign Exchange Reserves (STD Million) 211.19 165 160 160 160 170

Trade Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Balance of Trade (USD Million) -7.23 -31.2 -32.3 -32.3 -32.3 -32.3
Imports (USD Million) 8.95 37.5 38 38 38 38
Exports (USD Million) 1.71 6.3 5.7 5.7 5.7 5.7

Government Actual Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2022
Government Debt to GDP (% of GDP) 103.00 100 100 100 75 75
Government Budget (% of GDP) -5.00 -4.7 -4.7 -4.2 -4.2 -4.2


This page has economic forecasts for Sao Tome and Principe including a long-term outlook for the next decades, plus medium-term expectations for the next four quarters and short-term market predictions for the next release affecting the Sao Tome and Principe economy.