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Gambia Monthly Economic Bulletin December 2009

Gambia Monthly Economic Bulletin December 2009

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The Gambia Monthly Economic Bulletin- December 2009
THE GAMBIA MONTHLYECONOMIC BULLETIN
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December 2009
Institutional Support Project for Economic and Financial Governance (ISPEFG)Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs (MOFEA)The Republic of GambiaThe Quadrangle, Banjul, the Gambia
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The
Gambia Monthly Economic Bulletin
 provides an update on the recent economic developments and policies in the Republic of the Gambia. The Bulletin is prepared, under the overall guidance of theHonorable Permanent Secretary Mr. Serign Cham, by a research team comprising Tamsir Cham,Director; Momodou Taal, Principal Economist; Amie Khan, Senior Economist and Ceesay Chiel,Economist in the Economic Management and Planning Unit (EMPU) and Tarun Das, MacroeconomicAdviser (ISPEFG); with key inputs from the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs (MOFEA), theCentral Bank of Gambia (CBG), the Gambian Bureau of Statistics (GBOS), and the Gambian RevenueAuthority (GRA).It is needless to point out that the views expressed in this Bulletin solely indicate the views of theResearch Team, which do not necessarily imply the views of the MOFEA, the Budgetary Agencies or theorganizations they are associated with.Any questions and feedback can be addressed to: Either Tamsir Cham (tamsirc@hotmail.com
 
) or Tarun Das (das.tarun@hotmail.com)
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The Gambia Monthly Economic Bulletin- December 2009
Political and Administrative Structure
The Gambia is divided into seven regions comprising two Municipalities namely, Banjul CityCouncil (BCC) and the Kanifing Municipal Council (KMC) and five provincial administrativeregions namely, Western Region (WR), North Bank Region (NBR), Lower River Region (LRR),Central River Region (CRR) and Upper River Region (URR). Politically, the relevant units areLocal Government Areas (urban), Districts, Wards and Villages. The Gambia has 35 districtsand about 1870 villages with an average of 13 compounds.
Basic Facts about Gambia:Fiscal year:
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Items (Year)UnitsValueRank in the Worldfrom topin descending order 
Area (2009)Sq. km.11,300171 out of 248countriesPopulation (2008)Million1.735148 out of 241countriesGDP PPP (2004)Million US$3284167 out of 224countriesGDP Nominal (2006)Million US$511199 out of 229countriesGDP PPP per capita (2004)US$1945177 out of 223countriesGDP per capita (2006)US$329192 out of 207countriesPoverty Ratio (% of peoplebelow One-US$ per day) (2000)Percent597 out of 65 countries2
 
The Gambia Monthly Economic Bulletin- December 2009
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