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Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Burundi

GDP of Burundi, 1970-2015

During 1970-2015 GDP of Burundi in current prices grew by 2.5 billion US dollars (in 11.2 times) to 2.7 billion US dollars; change occurred by 0.55 billion US dollars by increasing of people by 7.7 million, as well as by 1.9 billion US dollars by increasing of GDP per capita by 174.0 US dollars. The average annual growth of GDP of Burundi was 0.055 billion US dollars or 5.5%. The average annual growth of GDP of Burundi in constant prices was 2.2%. Share in the world reduced by 0.0035%. Share in Africa reduced by 0.11%. Minimal GDP was in 1970 (0.24 billion US dollars). Maximal GDP was in 2014 (2.8 billion US dollars).

During 1970-2015 GDP per capita in Burundi rose by 174.0 US dollars (in 3.5 times) to 245.0 US dollars. The average annual growth of GDP per capita in current prices was 3.9 US dollars or 2.8%.

GDP of Burundi, 1970

GDP of Burundi in 1970 was equal to 0.24 billion US dollars, ranked 136th in the world and was on par with GDP of Malta (0.26 bln. US dollars), GDP of Liberia (0.26 bln. US dollars), GDP of Rwanda (0.23 bln. US dollars). Share of Burundi in the world GDP was 0.0072%.

GDP per capita in Burundi in 1970 was equal to 71.0 US dollars, ranked 181st in the world. GDP per capita in Burundi was less than GDP per capita in the World (924.0 US dollars) by 853.0 US dollars.

Comparison of GDP in Burundi and the neighbors in 1970. GDP of Burundi was greater than GDP of Rwanda (0.2 billion US dollars), but was less than GDP of D.R. of the Congo (4.8 billion US dollars), GDP of Tanzania (2.4 billion US dollars). GDP per capita in Burundi was greater than GDP per capita in Rwanda (61.0 US dollars), but was less than GDP per capita in D.R. of the Congo (238.0 US dollars), GDP per capita in Tanzania (179.0 US dollars).

Comparison of GDP in Burundi and leaders in 1970. GDP of Burundi was less than GDP of the United States (1 075.9 billion US dollars) in 4 393.8 times, GDP of Germany (215.0 billion US dollars) in 878.1 times, GDP of Japan (211.5 billion US dollars) in 863.8 times, GDP of the United Kingdom (130.7 billion US dollars) in 533.7 times, GDP of China (89.6 billion US dollars) in 366.1 times. GDP per capita in Burundi was less than GDP per capita in the United States (5 136.0 US dollars) in 72.3 times, GDP per capita in Germany (2 744.0 US dollars) in 38.6 times, GDP per capita in the United Kingdom (2 350.0 US dollars) in 33.1 times, GDP per capita in Japan (2 040.0 US dollars) in 28.7 times, GDP per capita in China (111.0 US dollars) by 56.3%.

Potential GDP of Burundi in 1970. With GDP per capita at the level of the United States (5 136.0 US dollars), GDP of Burundi would be 17.7 billion US dollars, it is in 72.3 times more than the actual level. With GDP per capita at the level of the World (924.0 US dollars), GDP of Burundi would be 3.2 billion US dollars, it is in 13.0 times more than the actual level. With GDP per capita at the level of Africa (296.0 US dollars), GDP of Burundi would be 1.0 billion US dollars, it is in 4.2 times more than the actual level. With GDP per capita at the level of D.R. of the Congo (238.0 US dollars), as the best neighbor, GDP of Burundi would be 0.82 billion US dollars, it is in 3.4 times more than the actual level. With GDP per capita at the level of Eastern Africa (175.0 US dollars), GDP of Burundi would be 0.60 billion US dollars, it is in 2.5 times more than the actual level.

GDP of Burundi, 2015

GDP of Burundi in 2015 was 2.7 billion US dollars, ranked 173rd in the world and was on par with GDP of Timor-Leste (2.9 bln. US dollars), GDP of Andorra (2.8 bln. US dollars), GDP of Aruba (2.7 bln. US dollars). Share of Burundi in the world GDP was 0.0037%.

GDP per capita in Burundi in 2015 was worth 245.0 US dollars, ranked 210th in the world. GDP per capita in Burundi was less than GDP per capita in the World (10 098.0 US dollars) by 9 853.0 US dollars.

Comparison of GDP in Burundi and the neighbors in 2015. GDP of Burundi was less than GDP of Tanzania (45.6 billion US dollars), GDP of D.R. of the Congo (37.6 billion US dollars), GDP of Rwanda (8.1 billion US dollars). GDP per capita in Burundi was less than GDP per capita in Tanzania (877.0 US dollars), GDP per capita in Rwanda (697.0 US dollars), GDP per capita in D.R. of the Congo (486.0 US dollars).

Comparison of GDP in Burundi and leaders in 2015. GDP of Burundi was less than GDP of the United States (18 036.6 billion US dollars) in 6 595.9 times, GDP of China (11 158.5 billion US dollars) in 4 080.6 times, GDP of Japan (4 383.1 billion US dollars) in 1 602.9 times, GDP of Germany (3 363.6 billion US dollars) in 1 230.0 times, GDP of the United Kingdom (2 858.0 billion US dollars) in 1 045.2 times. GDP per capita in Burundi was less than GDP per capita in the United States (56 054.0 US dollars) in 228.8 times, GDP per capita in the United Kingdom (44 162.0 US dollars) in 180.3 times, GDP per capita in Germany (41 686.0 US dollars) in 170.1 times, GDP per capita in Japan (34 629.0 US dollars) in 141.3 times, GDP per capita in China (8 109.0 US dollars) in 33.1 times.

Potential GDP of Burundi in 2015. With GDP per capita at the level of the United States (56 054.0 US dollars), GDP of Burundi would be 625.6 billion US dollars, it is in 228.8 times more than the actual level. With GDP per capita at the level of the World (10 098.0 US dollars), GDP of Burundi would be 112.7 billion US dollars, it is in 41.2 times more than the actual level. With GDP per capita at the level of Africa (1 927.0 US dollars), GDP of Burundi would be 21.5 billion US dollars, it is in 7.9 times more than the actual level. With GDP per capita at the level of Tanzania (877.0 US dollars), as the best neighbor, GDP of Burundi would be 9.8 billion US dollars, it is in 3.6 times more than the actual level. With GDP per capita at the level of Eastern Africa (780.0 US dollars), GDP of Burundi would be 8.7 billion US dollars, it is in 3.2 times more than the actual level.

Size of GDP in Burundi

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Burundi, bln. US dollars
Prices197019801990200020102015
current prices0.240.951.10.712.02.7
constant prices19700.240.320.480.410.560.65
20050.610.791.21.01.41.6
Picture. Burundi: GDP

GDP in Burundi and its neighbors, bln. $
Country197019801990200020102015
Tanzania2.49.36.913.031.145.6
D.R. of the Congo4.815.614.88.321.737.6
Rwanda0.231.32.41.75.78.1
Burundi0.240.951.10.712.02.7

GDP in Burundi and leaders, bln. $
Country197019801990200020102015
United States1 075.92 862.55 979.610 284.814 964.418 036.6
China89.6305.3398.61 214.96 066.411 158.5
Japan211.51 099.73 140.04 887.55 700.14 383.1
Germany215.0946.71 764.91 950.03 417.13 363.6
United Kingdom130.7565.01 093.21 635.42 429.72 858.0
Burundi0.240.951.10.712.02.7

Growth of GDP in Burundi

Picture. Burundi: GDP, growth Picture. Burundi: GDP, growth

GDP per capita in Burundi

Picture. Burundi: GDP per capita Picture. Burundi: GDP per capita

GDP per capita in Burundi and its neighbors, $
Country197019801990200020102015
Tanzania179.0500.0277.0394.0701.0877.0
Rwanda61.0258.0335.0216.0554.0697.0
D.R. of the Congo238.0593.0424.0174.0329.0486.0
Burundi71.0230.0204.0105.0215.0245.0

GDP per capita in Burundi and leaders, $
Country197019801990200020102015
United States5 136.012 468.023 649.036 355.048 291.056 054.0
United Kingdom2 350.010 049.019 142.027 781.038 741.044 162.0
Germany2 744.012 113.022 353.023 810.042 483.041 686.0
Japan2 040.09 487.025 685.038 878.044 770.034 629.0
China111.0312.0345.0957.04 524.08 109.0
Burundi71.0230.0204.0105.0215.0245.0

Structure of GDP in Burundi

Structure of GDP by expenditures, %
Yearconsumption expenditurecapital formationnet export
totalhousehold expendituregovernment expendituretotalfixed capital formation
197099.089.49.64.34.3-4.5
1980100.384.415.913.313.3-13.6
1990104.885.519.315.115.1-19.2
2000103.892.311.610.210.2-15.6
2010103.485.617.816.615.9-20.0
2015112.593.219.310.59.6-23.4

© Ivan Kushnir

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