Imports of goods and services in Africa
Imports of Africa, 1970-2015
During 1970-2015 imports of Africa in current prices rose by 631.7 billion US dollars (in 27.8 times) to 655.3 billion US dollars; change occurred by 52.9 billion US dollars by increasing of people by 819.3 million, as well as by 578.7 billion US dollars by increasing of imports per capita by 488.7 US dollars. The average annual growth of imports of Africa was 14.0 billion US dollars or 7.7%. The average annual growth of imports of Africa in constant prices was 4.0%. Share in the world fell by 3.0%. Minimal imports were in 1970 (23.6 billion US dollars). Maximal imports were in 2014 (749.2 billion US dollars).
During 1970-2015 imports per capita in Africa increased by 488.7 US dollars (in 8.6 times) to 553.3 US dollars. The average annual growth of imports per capita in current prices was 10.9 US dollars or 4.9%.
Change of imports of Africa described by linear regression model: y=13.8x-27 332.7, where y - estimated value of imports of Africa, x - year. Correlation rate = 0.847. Determination rate = 0.717.
Imports of Africa, 1970
Imports of Africa in 1970 were worth 23.6 billion US dollars. Share of Africa in the world imports were 6.1%.
Imports per capita in Africa in 1970 were worth 64.6 US dollars. Imports per capita in Africa were less than imports per capita in the World (104.4 US dollars) by 39.7 US dollars.
Imports of Africa in 1970 consisted of imports of South Africa (19.2%), imports of D.R. of the Congo (8.6%), imports of Egypt (6.5%), imports of Algeria (6%), imports of Libya (5.8%), and others (53.9%).
Imports of Africa, 2015
Imports of Africa in 2015 were equal to 655.3 billion US dollars. Share of Africa in the world imports were 3.1%.
Imports per capita in Africa in 2015 were worth 553.3 US dollars. Imports per capita in Africa were less than imports per capita in the World (2 835.0 US dollars) by 2 281.7 US dollars.
Size of imports in Africa
Growth of imports in Africa
imports per capita in Africa
Rating of imports in Africa
|#||Area||bln. US dollars||%|
|14||D.R. of the Congo||12.0||1.8|
|49||Central African Republic||0.53||0.081|
|53||Sao Tome and Principe||0.20||0.030|
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