Middle East (Middle East and North Africa) Economic Statistics and Indicators

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Economic Indicators For: Middle East › Change country
Countries in this region: Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, United Arab Emirates, Yemen

Overview: The global financial crisis has not spared the Middle East and North Africa region, but good economic fundamentals, appropriate policy responses, and sizeable currency reserves are helping to mitigate the impact of the shock, the IMF says in its latest assessment of conditions in the region.

Sources: International Monetary Fund (IMF)

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Economic Indicator Listing
  For Middle East in year 2008 Indicator Value
GDP (Current Prices, US Dollars)US$ 2,461.88 Billion
GDP (PPP), US DollarsUS$ 5,802.16 Billion
GDP Per Capita (PPP), US DollarsUS$ 14,607.66
GDP Share of World Total (PPP) 6.989 %
Investment (% of GDP) 30.126 %
Gross National Savings (% of GDP) 43.075 %
Inflation (Average Consumer Price Change %) 11.698 %
Inflation (End of Year Change %) 11.636 %
Import Volume of All Items Including Goods and Services (Percent Change) 16.331 %
Import Volumes of Goods Only (Percent Change) 17.552 %
Export Volume of All Items Including Goods and Services (Percent Change) 5.55 %
Export Volumes of Goods Only (Percent Change) 6.393 %
Terms of Trade of All Items Including Services and Goods (Percent Change) 11.94 %
Terms of Trade of Goods (Percent Change) 12.15 %
General government revenue (% of GDP) 41.663 %
General government total expenditure (% of GDP) 29.78 %
Total Government Net Lending/ Borrowing (% of GDP) 11.883 %
Current Account Balance (US Dollars)US$ 347.91 Billion
Current Account Balance (% GDP) 14.132 %
Imports of Goods and Services (US Dollars)US$ 917.513 Billions
Exports of Goods and Services (US Dollars)US$ 1,244.07 Billions
Financial account balanceUS$ 251.237 Billions
Direct Investment, Net (US Dollars)US$ -59.103 Billions
Other Private Portfolio Flows, Net (US Dollars)US$ 50.997 Billions
Private Financial Flows, Net (US Dollars)US$ 82.795 Billions
Change in National Reserves (US Dollars)US$ 176.549 Billions
Total External Debt in US Dollars (US$)US$ 695.514 Billions.
External Debt % GDP (External Debt as a Percentage of GDP) 29.289 %
External Debt % Exports of Goods and Services (External Debt as a Percentage of Exports of Goods and Services) 55.906 %
Total External Debt Service in US Dollars (US$)US$ 187.672 Billions.
Service of External Debt % GDP (External Debt Service as a Percentage of GDP) 7.903 %
External Debt Servicing as % Exports of Goods and Services (External Debt Service as a Percentage of Exports of Goods and Services) 15.085 %
Total External Debt Interest in US Dollars (US$)US$ 30.018 Billions.
Interest on External Debt % GDP (External Debt Interest as a Percentage of GDP) 1.219 %
Interest on External Debt % Exports of Goods and Services (External Debt Interest as a Percentage of Exports of Goods and Services) 2.413 %
Total External Debt Amortization in US Dollars (US$)US$ 157.654 Billions.
Amortization of External Debt % GDP (External Debt Amortization as a Percentage of GDP) 6.404 %
External Debt Amortized as % Exports of Goods and Services (External Debt Amortization as a Percentage of Exports of Goods and Services) 12.672 %
Economic Indicators for Middle East 2008

GDP Growth (Constant Prices, National Currency) for Middle East in year 2008 is 4.833 %.

GDP (Current Prices, US Dollars) for Middle East in year 2008 is US$ 2,461.88 Billion.

GDP (PPP), US Dollars for Middle East in year 2008 is US$ 5,802.16 Billion.

GDP Per Capita (PPP), US Dollars for Middle East in year 2008 is US$ 14,607.66 .

GDP Share of World Total (PPP) for Middle East in year 2008 is 6.989 %.

Investment (% of GDP) for Middle East in year 2008 is 30.126 %.

Gross National Savings (% of GDP) for Middle East in year 2008 is 43.075 %.

Inflation (Average Consumer Price Change %) for Middle East in year 2008 is 11.698 %.

Inflation (End of Year Change %) for Middle East in year 2008 is 11.636 %.

Import Volume of All Items Including Goods and Services (Percent Change) for Middle East in year 2008 is 16.331 %.

Import Volumes of Goods Only (Percent Change) for Middle East in year 2008 is 17.552 %.

Export Volume of All Items Including Goods and Services (Percent Change) for Middle East in year 2008 is 5.55 %.

Export Volumes of Goods Only (Percent Change) for Middle East in year 2008 is 6.393 %.

Terms of Trade of All Items Including Services and Goods (Percent Change) for Middle East in year 2008 is 11.94 %.

Terms of Trade of Goods (Percent Change) for Middle East in year 2008 is 12.15 %.

General government revenue (% of GDP) for Middle East in year 2008 is 41.663 %.

General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Middle East in year 2008 is 29.78 %.

Total Government Net Lending/ Borrowing (% of GDP) for Middle East in year 2008 is 11.883 %.

Current Account Balance (US Dollars) for Middle East in year 2008 is US$ 347.91 Billion.

Current Account Balance (% GDP) for Middle East in year 2008 is 14.132 %.

Imports of Goods and Services (US Dollars) for Middle East in year 2008 is US$ 917.513 Billions.

Exports of Goods and Services (US Dollars) for Middle East in year 2008 is US$ 1,244.07 Billions.

Financial account balance for Middle East in year 2008 is US$ 251.237 Billions.

Direct Investment, Net (US Dollars) for Middle East in year 2008 is US$ -59.103 Billions.

Other Private Portfolio Flows, Net (US Dollars) for Middle East in year 2008 is US$ 50.997 Billions.

Private Financial Flows, Net (US Dollars) for Middle East in year 2008 is US$ 82.795 Billions.

Change in National Reserves (US Dollars) for Middle East in year 2008 is US$ 176.549 Billions.

Total External Debt in US Dollars (US$) for Middle East in year 2008 is US$ 695.514 Billions.

External Debt % GDP (External Debt as a Percentage of GDP) for Middle East in year 2008 is 29.289 %.

External Debt % Exports of Goods and Services (External Debt as a Percentage of Exports of Goods and Services) for Middle East in year 2008 is 55.906 %.

Total External Debt Service in US Dollars (US$) for Middle East in year 2008 is US$ 187.672 Billions.

Service of External Debt % GDP (External Debt Service as a Percentage of GDP) for Middle East in year 2008 is 7.903 %.

External Debt Servicing as % Exports of Goods and Services (External Debt Service as a Percentage of Exports of Goods and Services) for Middle East in year 2008 is 15.085 %.

Total External Debt Interest in US Dollars (US$) for Middle East in year 2008 is US$ 30.018 Billions.

Interest on External Debt % GDP (External Debt Interest as a Percentage of GDP) for Middle East in year 2008 is 1.219 %.

Interest on External Debt % Exports of Goods and Services (External Debt Interest as a Percentage of Exports of Goods and Services) for Middle East in year 2008 is 2.413 %.

Total External Debt Amortization in US Dollars (US$) for Middle East in year 2008 is US$ 157.654 Billions.

Amortization of External Debt % GDP (External Debt Amortization as a Percentage of GDP) for Middle East in year 2008 is 6.404 %.

External Debt Amortized as % Exports of Goods and Services (External Debt Amortization as a Percentage of Exports of Goods and Services) for Middle East in year 2008 is 12.672 %.

* Source: IMF
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Data Sources: IMF, World Bank, UN, OECD, CIA World Factbook, Internet World Statistics, The Heritage Foundation and Transparency International