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  Islamic Republic of Afghanistan   AFG (f) = observation is an IMF forecast | 2012 Jul 19
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1 AFG | 512 NGDP_R   GDP, constant prices National currency | Billions   2002-2010 185.47 201.13 203.26 225.97 238.52 271.29 281.09 340.18 368.87 390.03 (f) 418.01 (f) 442.16 (f) 466.14 (f) 495.46 (f) 527.68 (f) 562.42 (f)
2 AFG | 512 NGDP_RPCH   GDP, constant prices Percent change   2003-2010 8.444 1.056 11.18 5.554 13.74 3.611 21.02 8.435 5.737 (f) 7.173 (f) 5.779 (f) 5.422 (f) 6.291 (f) 6.502 (f) 6.585 (f)
3 AFG | 512 NGDP   GDP, current prices National currency | Billions   2002-2010 185.47 224.70 252.60 311.44 352.31 435.69 533.52 615.08 729.91 865.72 (f) 971.10 (f) 1077.42 (f) 1186.52 (f) 1320.93 (f) 1473.97 (f) 1647.21 (f)
4 AFG | 512 NGDPD   GDP, current prices U.S. dollars | Billions   2002-2010 4.157 4.586 5.281 6.271 7.058 8.747 10.49 12.48 15.93 18.18 (f) 19.67 (f) 21.08 (f) 22.48 (f) 24.27 (f) 26.17 (f) 28.13 (f)
5 AFG | 512 NGDP_D   GDP, deflator Index   2002-2010 100.00 111.72 124.28 137.82 147.71 160.60 189.81 180.81 197.88 221.96 (f) 232.32 (f) 243.67 (f) 254.54 (f) 266.61 (f) 279.33 (f) 292.88 (f)
6 AFG | 512 NGDPRPC   GDP per capita, constant prices National currency | Units   2002-2007 8134.66 8450.91 8219.55 8795.10 8935.12 9898.54 9910.14 (f) 11621.40 (f) 12222.71 (f) 12547.52 (f) 13055.84 (f) 13408.08 (f) 13723.42 (f) 14161.83 (f) 14643.30 (f) 15152.94 (f)
7 AFG | 512 NGDPPC   GDP per capita, current prices National currency | Units   2002-2007 8134.68 9441.02 10214.92 12121.61 13197.70 15896.88 18809.91 (f) 21013.00 (f) 24185.91 (f) 27850.82 (f) 30330.91 (f) 32671.47 (f) 34931.98 (f) 37756.41 (f) 40903.59 (f) 44379.61 (f)
8 AFG | 512 NGDPDPC   GDP per capita, current prices U.S. dollars | Units   2002-2007 182.33 192.70 213.56 244.07 264.41 319.16 369.73 (f) 426.46 (f) 527.77 (f) 584.90 (f) 614.34 (f) 639.30 (f) 661.67 (f) 693.69 (f) 726.10 (f) 757.80 (f)
9 AFG | 512 NGAP_NPGDP   Output gap in percent of potential GDP Percent of potential GDPno data
10 AFG | 512 PPPGDP   GDP based on PPP valuation of country GDP Current international dollar | Billions   2002-2010 12.27 13.58 13.39 15.20 16.56 19.38 20.52 25.10 27.53 29.73 (f) 32.27 (f) 34.65 (f) 37.07 (f) 40.04 (f) 43.33 (f) 47.08 (f)
11 AFG | 512 PPPPC   GDP based on PPP per capita GDP Current international dollar | Units   2002-2007 537.93 570.60 541.37 591.40 620.23 707.04 723.57 (f) 857.47 (f) 912.22 (f) 956.45 (f) 1007.95 (f) 1050.78 (f) 1091.38 (f) 1144.33 (f) 1202.38 (f) 1268.42 (f)
12 AFG | 512 PPPSH   GDP based on PPP share of world total Percent   2002-2010 0.0270 0.0280 0.0250 0.0270 0.0270 0.0290 0.0290 0.0360 0.0370 0.0380 (f) 0.0390 (f) 0.0400 (f) 0.0400 (f) 0.0410 (f) 0.0420 (f) 0.0420 (f)
13 AFG | 512 PPPEX   Implied PPP conversion rate National currency per current international dollar   2002-2010 15.12 16.55 18.87 20.50 21.28 22.48 26.00 24.51 26.51 29.12 (f) 30.09 (f) 31.09 (f) 32.01 (f) 32.99 (f) 34.02 (f) 34.99 (f)
14 AFG | 512 NID_NGDP   Total investment Percent of GDP   2002-2010 33.99 38.78 47.19 46.12 43.65 40.58 36.36 31.67 26.26 22.65 (f) 21.90 (f) 21.53 (f) 22.84 (f) 23.14 (f) 23.16 (f) 23.57 (f)
15 AFG | 512 NGSD_NGDP   Gross national savings Percent of GDP   2002-2010 30.39 22.30 42.53 43.45 38.07 41.89 37.21 28.88 27.93 22.55 (f) 20.81 (f) 18.95 (f) 18.43 (f) 18.57 (f) 18.09 (f) 18.93 (f)
16 AFG | 512 PCPI   Inflation, average consumer prices Index   2002-2011 77.15 95.72 108.39 121.75 127.97 144.65 183.35 160.91 173.27 192.75 201.36 (f) 211.43 (f) 221.30 (f) 232.36 (f) 243.98 (f) 256.18 (f)
17 AFG | 512 PCPIPCH   Inflation, average consumer prices Percent change   2003-2011 24.08 13.24 12.32 5.106 13.04 26.76 -12.24 7.679 11.25 4.464 (f) 5.000 (f) 4.668 (f) 5.000 (f) 5.000 (f) 5.000 (f)
18 AFG | 512 PCPIE   Inflation, end of period consumer prices Index   2002-2011 90.70 100.00 114.94 125.77 131.79 159.12 164.28 155.84 181.74 195.83 205.62 (f) 215.90 (f) 226.69 (f) 238.03 (f) 249.93 (f) 262.43 (f)
19 AFG | 512 PCPIEPCH   Inflation, end of period consumer prices Percent change   2003-2011 10.25 14.94 9.419 4.788 20.74 3.242 -5.140 16.62 7.750 5.000 (f) 5.000 (f) 5.000 (f) 5.000 (f) 5.000 (f) 5.000 (f)
20 AFG | 512 FLIBOR6   Six-month London interbank offered rate (LIBOR) Percentno data
21 AFG | 512 TM_RPCH   Volume of imports of goods and services Percent change   2003-2009 75.48 14.67 21.10 12.61 11.98 4.953 24.34 -9.811 (f) -1.645 (f) 7.454 (f) 0.6020 (f) 2.738 (f) 1.685 (f) 4.910 (f) 2.133 (f)
22 AFG | 512 TMG_RPCH   Volume of Imports of goods Percent change   2003-2009 68.25 16.63 20.89 13.80 13.95 5.519 23.12 -10.32 (f) -2.190 (f) 7.335 (f) 0.4120 (f) 2.600 (f) 1.450 (f) 4.512 (f) 1.409 (f)
23 AFG | 512 TX_RPCH   Volume of exports of goods and services Percent change   2003-2009 39.26 -9.924 10.53 5.351 1.309 28.15 26.73 -1.889 (f) 0.5030 (f) 0.6540 (f) -1.957 (f) 7.940 (f) 24.32 (f) 21.74 (f) 10.84 (f)
24 AFG | 512 TXG_RPCH   Volume of exports of goods Percent change   2003-2009 41.37 -12.86 9.584 4.924 0.3830 22.35 26.65 -1.922 (f) -0.2640 (f) -1.906 (f) -3.616 (f) 8.062 (f) 27.66 (f) 23.94 (f) 10.93 (f)
25 AFG | 512 TMGO   Value of oil imports U.S. dollars | Billionsno data
26 AFG | 512 TXGO   Value of oil exports U.S. dollars | Billionsno data
27 AFG | 512 LUR   Unemployment rate Percent of total labor forceno data
28 AFG | 512 LE   Employment Persons | Millionsno data
29 AFG | 512 LP   Population Persons | Millions   2002-2007 22.80 23.80 24.73 25.69 26.70 27.41 28.36 (f) 29.27 (f) 30.18 (f) 31.08 (f) 32.02 (f) 32.98 (f) 33.97 (f) 34.99 (f) 36.04 (f) 37.12 (f)
30 AFG | 512 GGR   Govt revenue National currency | Billions   2002-2010 15.30 24.81 36.03 56.64 64.63 86.87 93.63 126.39 160.37 205.28 (f) 229.16 (f) 257.13 (f) 288.77 (f) 315.93 (f) 348.49 (f) 383.93 (f)
31 AFG | 512 GGR_NGDP   Govt revenue Percent of GDP   2002-2010 8.243 11.04 14.27 18.19 18.34 19.94 17.55 20.55 21.97 23.71 (f) 23.60 (f) 23.87 (f) 24.34 (f) 23.92 (f) 23.64 (f) 23.31 (f)
32 AFG | 512 GGX   Govt total expenditure National currency | Billions   2003-2010 31.61 39.55 53.44 75.70 95.71 115.70 136.05 153.82 204.80 (f) 244.17 (f) 275.31 (f) 306.85 (f) 335.29 (f) 370.98 (f) 411.77 (f)
33 AFG | 512 GGX_NGDP   Govt total expenditure Percent of GDP   2003-2010 14.07 15.66 17.16 21.49 21.97 21.69 22.12 21.07 23.66 (f) 25.14 (f) 25.55 (f) 25.86 (f) 25.38 (f) 25.17 (f) 25.00 (f)
34 AFG | 512 GGXCNL   Govt net lending/borrowing National currency | Billions   2003-2010 -6.795 -3.516 3.206 -11.08 -8.836 -22.07 -9.663 6.550 0.4770 (f) -15.01 (f) -18.18 (f) -18.09 (f) -19.36 (f) -22.49 (f) -27.84 (f)
35 AFG | 512 GGXCNL_NGDP   Govt net lending/borrowing Percent of GDP   2003-2010 -3.024 -1.392 1.029 -3.143 -2.028 -4.137 -1.571 0.8970 0.0550 (f) -1.546 (f) -1.687 (f) -1.524 (f) -1.465 (f) -1.526 (f) -1.690 (f)
36 AFG | 512 GGSB   Govt structural balance National currency | Billionsno data
37 AFG | 512 GGSB_NPGDP   Govt structural balance Percent of potential GDPno data
38 AFG | 512 GGXONLB   Govt primary net lending/borrowing National currency | Billionsno data
39 AFG | 512 GGXONLB_NGDP   Govt primary net lending/borrowing Percent of GDPno data
40 AFG | 512 GGXWDN   Govt net debt National currency | Billionsno data
41 AFG | 512 GGXWDN_NGDP   Govt net debt Percent of GDPno data
42 AFG | 512 GGXWDG   Govt gross debt National currency | Billionsno data
43 AFG | 512 GGXWDG_NGDP   Govt gross debt Percent of GDPno data
44 AFG | 512 NGDP_FY   GDP corresponding to fiscal year, current prices National currency | Billions   2002-2010 185.55 224.70 252.60 311.44 352.31 435.69 533.52 615.08 729.91 865.72 (f) 971.10 (f) 1077.42 (f) 1186.52 (f) 1320.93 (f) 1473.97 (f) 1647.21 (f)
45 AFG | 512 BCA   Current account balance U.S. dollars | Billions   2002-2009 -0.1500 -0.7560 -0.2460 -0.1680 -0.3940 0.1150 0.0890 -0.3490 0.2660 (f) -0.0170 (f) -0.2140 (f) -0.5430 (f) -0.9910 (f) -1.107 (f) -1.327 (f) -1.304 (f)
46 AFG | 512 BCA_NGDPD   Current account balance Percent of GDP   2002-2009 -3.604 -16.48 -4.660 -2.675 -5.579 1.311 0.8530 -2.797 1.668 (f) -0.0920 (f) -1.086 (f) -2.577 (f) -4.410 (f) -4.562 (f) -5.071 (f) -4.636 (f)
    NOTES
    1GDP, constant prices : Expressed in billions of national currency units; the base year is country-specific. Expenditure-based GDP is total final expenditures at purchasers? prices (including the f.o.b. value of exports of goods and services), less the f.o.b. value of imports of goods and services. [SNA 1993] Source: National Statistical Office Latest actual data: 2010. Latest actual data is for the solar year 2010/11 Notes: The data for Afghanistan is based on a solar year that runs from March 21 to March 20 National accounts manual used: SNA 1993 GDP valuation: Market prices Start/end months of reporting year: April/March. Reporting year starts March 21 Base year: 2002. Base year is the solar year 2002/03 Chain-weighted: No Primary domestic currency: Afghani Data last updated: 02/2012
    2GDP, constant prices : See notes for: Gross domestic product, constant prices (National currency).
    3GDP, current prices : Expressed in billions of national currency units . Expenditure-based GDP is total final expenditures at purchasers? prices (including the f.o.b. value of exports of goods and services), less the f.o.b. value of imports of goods and services. [SNA 1993] Source: National Statistical Office Latest actual data: 2010. Latest actual data is for the solar year 2010/11 Notes: The data for Afghanistan is based on a solar year that runs from March 21 to March 20 National accounts manual used: SNA 1993 GDP valuation: Market prices Start/end months of reporting year: April/March. Reporting year starts March 21 Base year: 2002. Base year is the solar year 2002/03 Chain-weighted: No Primary domestic currency: Afghani Data last updated: 02/2012
    4GDP, current prices : See notes for: Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).
    5GDP, deflator : See notes for: Gross domestic product, constant prices (National currency) Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).
    6GDP per capita, constant prices : GDP is expressed in constant national currency per person. Data are derived by dividing constant price GDP by total population. See notes for: Gross domestic product, constant prices (National currency) Population (Persons).
    7GDP per capita, current prices : GDP is expressed in current national currency per person. Data are derived by dividing current price GDP by total population. See notes for: Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency) Population (Persons).
    8GDP per capita, current prices : GDP is expressed in current U.S. dollars per person. Data are derived by first converting GDP in national currency to U.S. dollars and then dividing it by total population. See notes for: Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency) Population (Persons).
    10GDP based on PPP valuation of country GDP : See notes for: Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).
    11GDP based on PPP per capita GDP : See notes for: Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency) Population (Persons).
    12GDP based on PPP share of world total : These data form the basis for the country weights used to generate the World Economic Outlook country group composites for the domestic economy. Please note: The IMF is not a primary source for purchasing power parity (PPP) data. WEO weights have been created from primary sources and are used solely for purposes of generating country group composites. For primary source information, please refer to one of the following sources: the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, the World Bank, or the Penn World Tables. For further information see Box A2 in the April 2004 World Economic Outlook, Box 1.2 in the September 2003 World Economic Outlook for a discussion on the measurement of global growth and Box A.1 in the May 2000 World Economic Outlook for a summary of the revised PPP-based weights, and Annex IV of the May 1993 World Economic Outlook. See also Anne Marie Gulde and Marianne Schulze-Ghattas, Purchasing Power Parity Based Weights for the World Economic Outlook, in Staff Studies for the World Economic Outlook (Washington: IMF, December 1993), pp. 106-23. See notes for: Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).
    13Implied PPP conversion rate : Expressed in national currency per current international dollar. These data form the basis for the country weights used to generate the World Economic Outlook country group composites for the domestic economy. The IMF is not a primary source for purchasing power parity (PPP) data. WEO weights have been created from primary sources and are used solely for purposes of generating country group composites. For primary source information, please refer to one of the following sources: the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, the World Bank, or the Penn World Tables. For further information see Box A2 in the April 2004 World Economic Outlook, Box 1.2 in the September 2003 World Economic Outlook for a discussion on the measurement of global growth and Box A.1 in the May 2000 World Economic Outlook for a summary of the revised PPP-based weights, and Annex IV of the May 1993 World Economic Outlook. See also Anne Marie Gulde and Marianne Schulze-Ghattas, Purchasing Power Parity Based Weights for the World Economic Outlook, in Staff Studies for the World Economic Outlook (Washington: IMF, December 1993), pp. 106-23. See notes for: Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).
    14Total investment : Source: National Statistical Office Latest actual data: 2010. Latest actual data is for the solar year 2010/11 Notes: The data for Afghanistan is based on a solar year that runs from March 21 to March 20 National accounts manual used: SNA 1993 GDP valuation: Market prices Start/end months of reporting year: April/March. Reporting year starts March 21 Base year: 2002. Base year is the solar year 2002/03 Chain-weighted: No Primary domestic currency: Afghani Data last updated: 02/2012
    15Gross national savings : Source: National Statistical Office Latest actual data: 2010. Latest actual data is for the solar year 2010/11 Notes: The data for Afghanistan is based on a solar year that runs from March 21 to March 20 National accounts manual used: SNA 1993 GDP valuation: Market prices Start/end months of reporting year: April/March. Reporting year starts March 21 Base year: 2002. Base year is the solar year 2002/03 Chain-weighted: No Primary domestic currency: Afghani Data last updated: 02/2012
    16Inflation, average consumer prices : Expressed in averages for the year, not end-of-period data. A consumer price index (CPI) measures changes in the prices of goods and services that households consume. Such changes affect the real purchasing power of consumers? incomes and their welfare. As the prices of different goods and services do not all change at the same rate, a price index can only reflect their average movement. A price index is typically assigned a value of unity, or 100, in some reference period and the values of the index for other periods of time are intended to indicate the average proportionate, or percentage, change in prices from this price reference period. Price indices can also be used to measure differences in price levels between different cities, regions or countries at the same point in time. [CPI Manual 2004, Introduction] For euro countries, consumer prices are calculated based on harmonized prices. For more information see http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/cache/ITY_OFFPUB/KS-BE-04-001/EN/KS-BE-04-001-EN.PDF.] Source: National Statistical Office Latest actual data: 2011 Harmonized prices: No Frequency of source data: Monthly Base year: 2003. The base is March 2004=100, i.e. the last month of the solar year 2003/04 Primary domestic currency: Afghani Data last updated: 02/2012
    17Inflation, average consumer prices : See notes for: Inflation, average consumer prices (Index).
    18Inflation, end of period consumer prices : Expressed in end of the period, not annual average data. A consumer price index (CPI) measures changes in the prices of goods and services that households consume. Such changes affect the real purchasing power of consumers? incomes and their welfare. As the prices of different goods and services do not all change at the same rate, a price index can only reflect their average movement. A price index is typically assigned a value of unity, or 100, in some reference period and the values of the index for other periods of time are intended to indicate the average proportionate, or percentage, change in prices from this price reference period. Price indices can also be used to measure differences in price levels between different cities, regions or countries at the same point in time. [CPI Manual 2004, Introduction] For euro countries, consumer prices are calculated based on harmonized prices. For more information see http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/cache/ITY_OFFPUB/KS-BE-04-001/EN/KS-BE-04-001-EN.PDF. Source: National Statistical Office Latest actual data: 2011 Harmonized prices: No Frequency of source data: Monthly Base year: 2003. The base is March 2004=100, i.e. the last month of the solar year 2003/04 Primary domestic currency: Afghani Data last updated: 02/2012
    19Inflation, end of period consumer prices : See notes for: Inflation, end of period consumer prices (Index).
    21Volume of imports of goods and services : Source: National Statistical Office Latest actual data: 2009. Latest actual data is for the solar year 2009/10 Base year: 2003. Base year is the solar year 2003/04. Applicable to REER and NEER.
    22Volume of Imports of goods : Source: National Statistical Office Latest actual data: 2009. Latest actual data is for the solar year 2009/10 Base year: 2003. Base year is the solar year 2003/04. Applicable to REER and NEER.
    23Volume of exports of goods and services : Source: National Statistical Office Latest actual data: 2009. Latest actual data is for the solar year 2009/10 Base year: 2003. Base year is the solar year 2003/04. Applicable to REER and NEER.
    24Volume of exports of goods : Source: National Statistical Office Latest actual data: 2009. Latest actual data is for the solar year 2009/10 Base year: 2003. Base year is the solar year 2003/04. Applicable to REER and NEER.
    29Population : For census purposes, the total population of the country consists of all persons falling within the scope of the census. In the broadest sense, the total may comprise either all usual residents of the country or all persons present in the country at the time of the census. [Principles and Recommendations for Population and Housing Censuses, Revision 1, paragraph 2.42] Source: National Statistical Office Latest actual data: 2007 Primary domestic currency: Afghani Data last updated: 02/2012
    30Govt revenue : Revenue consists of taxes, social contributions, grants receivable, and other revenue. Revenue increases government?s net worth, which is the difference between its assets and liabilities (GFSM 2001, paragraph 4.20). Note: Transactions that merely change the composition of the balance sheet do not change the net worth position, for example, proceeds from sales of nonfinancial and financial assets or incurrence of liabilities. Source: Ministry of Finance Latest actual data: 2010. Latest actual data is for the solar year 2010/11 Notes: The data for Afghanistan is based on a solar year that runs from March 21 to March 20 Start/end months of reporting year: April/March. Reporting year starts March 21 GFS Manual used: 2001 Basis of recording: Cash General government includes: Central Government;Local Government;Social Security Funds; Valuation of public debt: Nominal value Primary domestic currency: Afghani Data last updated: 02/2012
    31Govt revenue : Revenue consists of taxes, social contributions, grants receivable, and other revenue. Revenue increases government?s net worth, which is the difference between its assets and liabilities (GFSM 2001, paragraph 4.20). Note: Transactions that merely change the composition of the balance sheet do not change the net worth position, for example, proceeds from sales of nonfinancial and financial assets or incurrence of liabilities. See notes for: General government revenue (National currency).
    32Govt total expenditure : Total expenditure consists of total expense and the net acquisition of nonfinancial assets. Note: Apart from being on an accrual basis, total expenditure differs from the GFSM 1986 definition of total expenditure in the sense that it also takes the disposals of nonfinancial assets into account. Source: Ministry of Finance Latest actual data: 2010. Latest actual data is for the solar year 2010/11 Notes: The data for Afghanistan is based on a solar year that runs from March 21 to March 20 Start/end months of reporting year: April/March. Reporting year starts March 21 GFS Manual used: 2001 Basis of recording: Cash General government includes: Central Government;Local Government;Social Security Funds; Valuation of public debt: Nominal value Primary domestic currency: Afghani Data last updated: 02/2012
    33Govt total expenditure : Total expenditure consists of total expense and the net acquisition of nonfinancial assets. Note: Apart from being on an accrual basis, total expenditure differs from the GFSM 1986 definition of total expenditure in the sense that it also takes the disposals of nonfinancial assets into account. See notes for: General government total expenditure (National currency).
    34Govt net lending/borrowing : Net lending (+)/ borrowing (?) is calculated as revenue minus total expenditure. This is a core GFS balance that measures the extent to which general government is either putting financial resources at the disposal of other sectors in the economy and nonresidents (net lending), or utilizing the financial resources generated by other sectors and nonresidents (net borrowing). This balance may be viewed as an indicator of the financial impact of general government activity on the rest of the economy and nonresidents (GFSM 2001, paragraph 4.17). Note: Net lending (+)/borrowing (?) is also equal to net acquisition of financial assets minus net incurrence of liabilities. Source: Ministry of Finance Latest actual data: 2010. Latest actual data is for the solar year 2010/11 Notes: The data for Afghanistan is based on a solar year that runs from March 21 to March 20 Start/end months of reporting year: April/March. Reporting year starts March 21 GFS Manual used: 2001 Basis of recording: Cash General government includes: Central Government;Local Government;Social Security Funds; Valuation of public debt: Nominal value Primary domestic currency: Afghani Data last updated: 02/2012
    35Govt net lending/borrowing : Net lending (+)/ borrowing (?) is calculated as revenue minus total expenditure. This is a core GFS balance that measures the extent to which general government is either putting financial resources at the disposal of other sectors in the economy and nonresidents (net lending), or utilizing the financial resources generated by other sectors and nonresidents (net borrowing). This balance may be viewed as an indicator of the financial impact of general government activity on the rest of the economy and nonresidents (GFSM 2001, paragraph 4.17). Note: Net lending (+)/borrowing (?) is also equal to net acquisition of financial assets minus net incurrence of liabilities. See notes for: General government net lending/borrowing (National currency).
    44GDP corresponding to fiscal year, current prices : Gross domestic product corresponding to fiscal year is the country?s GDP based on the same period during the year as their fiscal data. In the case of countries whose fiscal data are based on a fiscal calendar (e.g., July to June), this series would be the country?s GDP over that same period. For countries whose fiscal data are based on a calendar year (i.e., January to December), this series will be the same as their GDP in current prices. Source: Ministry of Finance Latest actual data: 2010. Latest actual data is for the solar year 2010/11 Notes: The data for Afghanistan is based on a solar year that runs from March 21 to March 20 Start/end months of reporting year: April/March. Reporting year starts March 21 GFS Manual used: 2001 Basis of recording: Cash General government includes: Central Government;Local Government;Social Security Funds; Valuation of public debt: Nominal value Primary domestic currency: Afghani Data last updated: 02/2012
    45Current account balance : Current account is all transactions other than those in financial and capital items. The major classifications are goods and services, income and current transfers. The focus of the BOP is on transactions (between an economy and the rest of the world) in goods, services, and income. Data for the world total reflects errors, omissions, and asymmetries in balance of payments statistics on current account, as well as the exclusion of data for international organizations and a limited number of countries. Calculated as the sum of the balance of individual countries. Source: National Statistical Office Latest actual data: 2009. Latest actual data is for the solar year 2009/10 Notes: The data for Afghanistan is based on a solar year that runs from March 21 to March 20 BOP Manual used: BPM 5 Primary domestic currency: Afghani Data last updated: 02/2012
    46Current account balance : See notes for: Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency) Current account balance (U.S. dollars).