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Agriculture, hunting, forestry, fishing in Africa

Agriculture of Africa, 1970-2015

During 1970-2015 agriculture of Africa in current prices grew by 328.4 billion US dollars (in 15.5 times) to 351.1 billion US dollars; change occurred by 50.9 billion US dollars by increasing of people by 819.3 million, as well as by 277.5 billion US dollars by increasing of agriculture per capita by 234.3 US dollars. The average annual growth of agriculture of Africa was 7.3 billion US dollars or 6.3%. The average annual growth of agriculture of Africa in constant prices was 3.3%. Share in the world grew by 3.8%. Minimal agriculture was in 1970 (22.7 billion US dollars). Maximal agriculture was in 2014 (366.8 billion US dollars).

During 1970-2015 agriculture per capita in Africa increased by 234.3 US dollars (in 4.8 times) to 296.5 US dollars. The average annual growth of agriculture per capita in current prices was 5.2 US dollars or 3.5%.

Change of agriculture of Africa described by linear regression model: y=6.0x-11 871.2, where y - estimated value of agriculture of Africa, x - year. Correlation rate = 0.854. Determination rate = 0.729.

Agriculture of Africa, 1970

Agriculture of Africa in 1970 was equal to 22.7 billion US dollars. Share of Africa in the world agriculture was 7.3%.

Agriculture per capita in Africa in 1970 was worth 62.1 US dollars. Agriculture per capita in Africa was less than agriculture per capita in the World (84.1 US dollars) by 21.9 US dollars.

Agriculture of Africa in 1970 consisted of agriculture of Nigeria (24.7%), agriculture of Egypt (9.1%), agriculture of Ghana (6%), agriculture of Ethiopia (5.9%), agriculture of South Africa (5.4%), and others (48.9%).

Agriculture of Africa, 2015

Agriculture of Africa in 2015 was 351.1 billion US dollars. Share of Africa in the world agriculture was 11.2%.

Agriculture per capita in Africa in 2015 was worth 296.5 US dollars. Agriculture per capita in Africa was less than agriculture per capita in the World (428.2 US dollars) by 131.7 US dollars.

Agriculture of Africa in 2015 consisted of agriculture of Nigeria (29.1%), agriculture of Egypt (10.2%), agriculture of Sudan (8.9%), agriculture of Ethiopia (6.5%), agriculture of Algeria (5.5%), and others (39.8%).

Size of agriculture in Africa

Agriculture, hunting, forestry, fishing in Africa, bln. US dollars
Prices197019801990200020102015
current prices22.787.493.590.5284.3351.1
constant prices197022.727.035.446.582.298.8
200556.066.787.4114.8202.8243.9
Picture. Africa: agriculture Picture. Agriculture: share of Africa in the world Picture. Africa: share of agriculture in economy

Growth of agriculture in Africa

Picture. Africa: agriculture, growth Picture. Africa: agriculture, growth

agriculture per capita in Africa

Picture. Africa: agriculture per capita Picture. Africa: agriculture per capita

Rating of agriculture in Africa

Rating of agriculture in Africa, 2015
#Areabln. US dollars%
Africa351.1100
subregions
1Western Africa138.639.5
2Northern Africa103.129.4
3Eastern Africa78.022.2
4Middle Africa23.36.6
5Southern Africa8.12.3
countries
1 Nigeria102.029.1
2 Egypt35.710.2
3 Sudan31.18.9
4 Ethiopia22.76.5
5 Algeria19.25.5
6 Kenya19.05.4
7 Tanzania13.23.8
8 Morocco12.53.6
9 D.R. of the Congo6.92.0
10 Côte d'Ivoire6.81.9
11 Ghana6.81.9
12 South Africa6.71.9
13 Angola6.31.8
14 Uganda6.01.7
15 Cameroon6.01.7
16 Mali4.81.4
17 Tunisia4.21.2
18 Burkina Faso3.40.98
19 Mozambique3.40.97
20 Rwanda2.60.75
21 Niger2.60.74
22 Chad2.50.71
23 Madagascar2.30.65
24 Sierra Leone2.20.64
25 Senegal1.90.53
26 Benin1.70.49
27 Zambia1.70.47
28 Togo1.60.46
29 Malawi1.60.45
30 Guinea1.60.45
31 Zimbabwe1.50.44
32 Liberia1.50.41
33 Burundi1.00.30
34 Mauritania0.980.28
35 Eritrea0.800.23
36 Somalia0.700.20
37 Namibia0.700.20
38 South Sudan0.580.17
39 Central African Republic0.530.15
40 Gabon0.490.14
41 Guinea-Bissau0.430.12
42 Congo0.390.11
43 Botswana0.310.089
44 Mauritius0.290.084
45 Swaziland0.270.076
46 Libya0.250.071
47 Comoros0.190.055
48 Gambia0.190.053
49 Equatorial Guinea0.160.047
50 Lesotho0.140.039
51 Cabo Verde0.130.038
52 Djibouti0.0520.015
53 Sao Tome and Principe0.0380.011
54 Seychelles0.0310.0088
Picture. Africa: structure of agriculture by subregions, 2015, % Picture. Africa: structure of agriculture by leaders, 2015, %

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