What does per annum mean?

Definitions for per annumpər ˈæn əm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. per annum, p.a., per year, each year, annually(adverb)

    by the year; every year (usually with reference to a sum of money paid or received)

    "he earned $100,000 per annum"; "we issue six volumes per annum"


  1. per annum(Adverb)


  2. per annum(Adverb)

    in, or for each year

  3. Origin: From post-classical Latin per annum, English from the 16th century.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of per annum in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of per annum in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mark Palmquist:

    The craft sector in the United States has been growing consistently at 10-15 percent per annum over recent years.

  2. Alliance Bernstein:

    We expect demand in 2015 to increase by 9.8 percent to 268 mtpa (million tonnes per annum) as new LNG projects start up and lower prices stimulate demand.

  3. Damien Boey:

    It is notable that all of the initiatives delivered in this budget are in the millions per annum - not billions, they are marginal in size as a percentage of GDP.

  4. Graham Tyler:

    We do not forecast any sustained price recovery above $10 per mmBtu with over a 100 million tonnes per annum of new LNG expected to be operational by 2020, this looming supply glut will create an environment where coal versus gas competition in Asia is a real possibility.

  5. Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur:

    It is estimated that to address our infrastructure deficit, we require about $1.5 billion per annum over the next decade, it is a huge challenge because the public sector budget will not be able to generate the required funds to close that funding gap so we need support from the private sector, hence the government's emphasis on the PPP concept (private-public partnerships).

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