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NBS 2017

NATIONAL DATA ARCHIVE

NADA
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GDP

In nominal terms, the Public Administration sector grew by 13.34 % in Q3 2016, higher by 18.00 % points from the corresponding quarter of 2015 and  higher by 5.14 % points relative to Q2 2016.


GDP

 the Oil sector contributed 8.19% of total real GDP, down from figures recorded in the corresponding period of 2015 and the preceding quarter of 2016 recorded at 10.27% and 8.26% respectively. 


GDP

 In nominal terms, the agriculture sector grew by 7.37% year-on-year.  This was lower than growth rates recorded in the corresponding quarter of 2015 and also lower than the preceding quarter of 2016 by 1.97% points and 5.87% points respectively.


GDP

 The non-oil sector grew by 0.03% in real terms in the third quarter of 2016, reversing the last 2 quarters of negative growth recorded in Q1 and Q2 2016.


GDP

Year on year, Trade grew by 15.36% in the third quarter of 2016 in nominal terms


GDP

Nominal growth in the Education sector in the third quarter of 2016 was 15.64% (year-on-year), down by 2.68 % points from the growth of 18.33% reported in the corresponding quarter of 2015


GDP

Other Services grew by 22.25% (year-onyear) in the Q3 2016.


GDP

 On a Quarter-on-Quarter basis, the sector grew by 8.49%. Contribution of Manufacturing to Nominal GDP was 8.59% in the third quarter of 2016, lower than the 9.67% recorded in the corresponding period of 2015, and 8.95% in the second quarter of 2016.  


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.


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KEY INDICATORS

  • Month-on-month 1.06 %

    Year-on-Year 18.55 %

    12 Month Avg. Chg15.7 %

    CPI - All.
    December 2016
  • Month-on-month 0.62 %

    Year-on-Year 18.1 %

    12 Month Avg. Chg15.31 %

    CPI - Core.
    December 2016
  • Month-on-month 1.33 %

    Year-on-Year 17.39 %

    12 Month Avg. Chg14.95 %

    CPI - Food.
    December 2016
  • By Expenditure -2.22 %

    Final Household Consumption -6.00 %

    Capital Formation2.58 %

    GDP.
    Q2 2016
  • Unemployment 13.9 %

    Underemployment 19.7 %

    Youth Unemp/Underemp45.65 %

    Unemployment/Underemployment.
    Q3 2016
  • Average PMS Price N146.7

    State with Highest Price Kebbi (N151.5)

    State with Lowest PriceAkwa Ibom (N143.8)

    Premium Motor Spirit.
    December 2016
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