The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Yemen contracted 2 percent in the fourth quarter of 2021 over the same quarter of the previous year. source: Central Statistics Office, Yemen

GDP Annual Growth Rate in Yemen averaged 1.89 percent from 1990 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 20.50 percent in 1996 and a record low of -30.50 percent in 2015. This page provides - Yemen GDP Annual Growth Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Yemen GDP Annual Growth Rate - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on January of 2023.

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Yemen GDP Annual Growth Rate

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GDP Annual Growth Rate -2.00 -0.50 percent Dec 2021

Yemen GDP Annual Growth Rate
Yemen is one of the poorest countries in the world. Its economy depends on foreign aid and remittances from workers in neighbouring golf states. The most important sector of the economy is dwindling oil extraction, it accounts for around 70 percent of government revenue and 25 percent of GDP. Agriculture is also very important as it employs over 50 percent of the population. In recent years, the government has engaged in efforts to diversify the economy from dependency on oil. As a result, there was a surge of investment in the development of infrastructure for natural gas extraction. Yet, the political instability in 2011 has undermined development efforts, resulted in damage of infrastructure, rising unemployment and high inflation.
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-2.00 -0.50 20.50 -30.50 1990 - 2021 percent Yearly