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Exports of goods and services in Eastern Africa

Exports of Eastern Africa, 1970-2015

During 1970-2015 exports of Eastern Africa in current prices grew by 59.5 billion US dollars (in 16.5 times) to 63.4 billion US dollars; change occurred by 10.3 billion US dollars by increasing of people by 286.9 million, as well as by 49.2 billion US dollars by increasing of exports per capita by 125.1 US dollars. The average annual growth of exports of Eastern Africa was 1.3 billion US dollars or 6.4%. The average annual growth of exports of Eastern Africa in constant prices was 5.0%. Share in the world reduced by 0.70%. Share in Africa reduced by 4.0%. Minimal exports were in 1971 (3.7 billion US dollars). Maximal exports were in 2014 (72.6 billion US dollars).

During 1970-2015 exports per capita in Eastern Africa rose by 125.1 US dollars (in 4.5 times) to 161.1 US dollars. The average annual growth of exports per capita in current prices was 2.8 US dollars or 3.4%.

Change of exports of Eastern Africa described by linear regression model: y=1.3x-2 478.7, where y - estimated value of exports of Eastern Africa, x - year. Correlation rate = 0.832. Determination rate = 0.692.

Exports of Eastern Africa, 1970

Exports of Eastern Africa in 1970 were worth 3.8 billion US dollars. Share of Eastern Africa in the world exports were 1.0%.

Exports per capita in Eastern Africa in 1970 were 36.0 US dollars. Exports per capita in Eastern Africa were less than exports per capita in the World (104.0 US dollars) by 68.0 US dollars.

Exports of Eastern Africa in 1970 consisted of exports of Zambia (31.4%), exports of Zimbabwe (12.3%), exports of Kenya (12.2%), exports of Uganda (11.7%), exports of Tanzania (8.1%), and others (24.3%).

Exports of Eastern Africa, 2015

Exports of Eastern Africa in 2015 were worth 63.4 billion US dollars. Share of Eastern Africa in the world exports were 0.30%.

Exports per capita in Eastern Africa in 2015 were equal to 161.1 US dollars. Exports per capita in Eastern Africa were less than exports per capita in the World (2 874.6 US dollars) by 2 713.5 US dollars.

Exports of Eastern Africa in 2015 consisted of exports of Kenya (15.8%), exports of Tanzania (15.6%), exports of Zambia (11.1%), exports of Ethiopia (9.3%), exports of Mauritius (9%), and others (39.2%).

Size of exports in Eastern Africa

Exports of goods and services in Eastern Africa, bln. US dollars
Prices197019801990200020102015
current prices3.89.611.615.556.463.4
constant prices19703.84.76.716.129.434.3
20056.07.310.425.145.953.5
Picture. Eastern Africa: exports Picture. Exports: share of Eastern Africa in the world

Growth of exports in Eastern Africa

Picture. Eastern Africa: exports, growth Picture. Eastern Africa: exports, growth

exports per capita in Eastern Africa

Picture. Eastern Africa: exports per capita Picture. Eastern Africa: exports per capita

Rating of exports in Eastern Africa

Rating of exports in Eastern Africa, 2015
#Areabln. US dollars%
Eastern Africa63.4100
countries
1 Kenya10.015.8
2 Tanzania9.915.6
3 Zambia7.011.1
4 Ethiopia5.99.3
5 Mauritius5.79.0
6 Uganda4.77.4
7 Mozambique4.77.4
8 Zimbabwe3.65.8
9 Madagascar3.45.3
10 South Sudan2.43.8
11 Malawi1.82.8
12 Seychelles1.32.1
13 Rwanda1.21.8
14 Eritrea0.631.00
15 Djibouti0.590.92
16 Burundi0.190.30
17 Comoros0.0950.15
18 Somalia0.00410.0064
Picture. Eastern Africa: structure of exports by leaders, 2015, %

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