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The year 2016 shook most African economies in so many ways, from economic and political instability to foreign relations, and environment. Although we are already at the end of the first quarter of 2017, the pace of global developments and the shifting economic landscape sufficiently justifies the need for a continuous re-evaluation of not only Africa’s economic outlook, but also the closely related domains of politics, society and environment, both within and outside the continent. African economics have always had strong ties with more advanced ones to the point that activities in these more developed countries have had implications on the continen. READ MORE

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 2017: Sustaining data production for policy and business decision-making

The start of a new year provides another opportunity to assess the progress we are making towards delivering on our statutory mandate as custodian of Nigeria’s official statistics and coordinator of the national statistical system. As the year unfolds, and policymakers implement policies to address various economic and social challenges across the country, National Bureau of Statistics is also renewing its commitment to providing accurate, reliable and timely data to support these efforts. READ MORE ....

NBS 2017

NATIONAL DATA ARCHIVE

NADA
NBS
GDP

In nominal terms, Other Services grew by 14.95% (year-onyear) in Q1 2017. This growth rate is less than the growth rate of 20.21% recorded in the same quarter of the previous year and lower than the growth rate of 21.60 % in Q4 2016 by 5.26% points and 6.65% points respectively.


GDP

Nominal GDP growth of Manufacturing in the first Quarter of 2017 was recorded at 16.63% (year-on-year), 19.61 % points higher than figures recorded in the corresponding period of 2016 (-2.98%) and 13.08% points higher than the preceding quarter figure of 3.56%. Quarter on Quarter growth of the sector is recorded at –0.79%.


GDP

In the first quarter of 2017, Agriculture contributed 18.00% to nominal GDP.  This  figure is lower than the rates recorded for the first and fourth quarters of 2016 at 19.19% and 21.35% respectively.


Capital Importation

For the first time on record, the sector to import the largest amount of capital was Servicing, which accounted for $130.98 million, or 20.24% of the total.


GDP

The nominal Year on year growth rate of Trade in the first quarter of 2017 stood at 9.58%. This indicates a drop by 3.92% points and 4.99% points when compared to the first and fourth quarters of 2016 respectively.


GDP

In nominal terms, the Public Administration sector grew by 10.73% in the first quarter of 2017, higher by 4.36% points from the corresponding quarter of 2016 and  higher by 2.30% points relative to he previous quarter.


GDP

Nominal growth in the Education sector in the first  quarter of 2017 was 13.92% (year-on-year), down by 2.05 % points from the growth of 15.96% reported in the corresponding quarter of 2016, and lower by 1.13 % points when compared to the  fourth quarter 2016


GDP

In real terms, the Non-Oil sector contributed 91.10% to the nation’s GDP, higher from share recorded in the first quarter of 2016 (89.98%) but lower than the share recorded in the fourth quarter of 2016 (93.25%)


GDP

The Oil sector contributed 8.90% of total real GDP in Q1 2017, down from figures recorded in the corresponding period of 2016 and up from the preceding quarter, where it contributed 10.02% and 6.75% respectively.


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KEY INDICATORS

  • Month-on-month 1.88 %

    Year-on-Year 16.25 %

    12 Month Avg. Chg17.6 %

    CPI - All.
    May 2017
  • Month-on-month 1.17 %

    Year-on-Year 13.0 %

    12 Month Avg. Chg16.57 %

    CPI - Core.
    May 2017
  • Month-on-month 2.54 %

    Year-on-Year 19.27 %

    12 Month Avg. Chg17.48 %

    CPI - Food.
    May 2017
  • By Expenditure -2.22 %

    Final Household Consumption -6.00 %

    Capital Formation2.58 %

    GDP.
    Q2 2016
  • Unemployment 14.2 %

    Underemployment 21 %

    Youth Unemp/Underemp47.40 %

    Unemployment/Underemployment.
    Q4 2016
  • Average PMS Price N150.7

    State with Highest Price Gombe (N172.5)

    State with Lowest PriceAbuja (N145.3)

    Premium Motor Spirit.
    May 2017
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