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State payroll forecasted to increase by 3.3% to XAF1,058bln in 2019

State payroll forecasted to increase by 3.3% to XAF1,058bln in 2019
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(Business in Cameroon) - Cameroon’s public wage bill is forecasted to increase by 3.3% to XAF1,058 billion this year, compared to XAF1,024 in 2018.

According to the finance ministry, this XAF34 billion increase is subsequent to new enrolments in the public administration and national army. “Cameroon’s public wage bill has been keeping a bullish trend. We went from XAF393 billion in 2006 to XAF945 billion in 2017,” Cyrille Edou Alo'o who manages the State Budget said last year.

The number of state agents grew from 163,000 in 2006 to 322,000 in 2017. Yet, the government is hoping to narrow the salary bill thanks to a physical counting operation of government personnel carried out between April 20 and July 10, 2018. Counting found that of the more than 310,000 public officials in registers, only just over 285,000 were actually active.

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