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Selected Economic and Social Indicators        
  2004 2005   2006
    Pre- Post-  
    tsunami tsunami  
GDP and inflation (%)        
Real GDP growth  5.2 6.0 5.3 6.0
Average inflation 7.6 10.5 12 7.5
Public finances (% of GDP)        
Revenue (excluding grants) 15.8 17.6 17.4 16.9
Expenditure 23.9 25.1 27.0 25.6
Overall balance -8.2 -7.5 -9.6 -8.7
Overall balance (including grants) -7.7 -7.1 -8.4 -8
Net domestic financing 6.2 4.9 4.9 3.8
Foreign financing (incl. grants) 2 2.5 4.7 4.9
Balance of payments (US$ mn)      
Current account balance -626 -689 -1,161 -999
As a % GDP -3.2 -3.2 -5.3 -4.2
Transfers (private and public) 1,358 1,456 1,704 1,670
Capital account 414 904 1,219 1,132
Official financial inflows  326 470 770 676
Overall balance -212 215 58 133
Official reserves        
In millions of U.S. dollars 1,825 1,886 2,002 2,294
In months of imports 2.1 2.1 2.3 2.5
External public debt        
In millions of U.S. dollars 11,429 11,980 12,564 13,538
As a percent of GDP 58.8 55.2 57.4 57.5
Memorandum items        
Deaths (persons; includes missing) 37,000  
Displaced (persons) 400,000-500,000  
Damage estimate (US$ bn) 1