Niger GDP Annual Growth Rate
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Niger expanded 4.30 percent in the first quarter of 2014 over the same quarter of the previous year. GDP Annual Growth Rate in Niger averaged 2.69 Percent from 1961 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 13.48 Percent in the fourth quarter of 1978 and a record low of -17.06 Percent in the fourth quarter of 1973. GDP Annual Growth Rate in Niger is reported by the Institut National de la Statistique du Niger.
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Niger, a landlocked sub-Saharan nation, is one of the poorest countries in the world. More than half of Niger’s population earn their living from subsistence agriculture prone to droughts. Niger’s economy is upheld by uranium exports and foreign financial assistance. Low skilled labour force, inexistent infrastructures and lack of security act as a blockade to foreign direct investments. This page provides - Niger GDP Annual Growth Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.