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Mining, Manufacturing, Utilities in Africa

Industry of Africa, 1970-2015

During 1970-2015 industry of Africa in current prices rose by 507.6 billion US dollars (in 22.1 times) to 531.6 billion US dollars; change occurred by 53.9 billion US dollars by increasing of people by 819.3 million, as well as by 453.7 billion US dollars by increasing of industry per capita by 383.1 US dollars. The average annual growth of industry of Africa was 11.3 billion US dollars or 7.1%. The average annual growth of industry of Africa in constant prices was 2.1%. Share in the world grew by 0.94%. Minimal industry was in 1970 (24.0 billion US dollars). Maximal industry was in 2012 (678.4 billion US dollars).

During 1970-2015 industry per capita in Africa grew by 383.1 US dollars (in 6.8 times) to 448.9 US dollars. The average annual growth of industry per capita in current prices was 8.5 US dollars or 4.4%.

Change of industry of Africa described by linear regression model: y=12.0x-23 774.8, where y - estimated value of industry of Africa, x - year. Correlation rate = 0.852. Determination rate = 0.726.

Industry of Africa, 1970

Industry of Africa in 1970 was 24.0 billion US dollars. Share of Africa in the world industry was 2.4%.

Industry per capita in Africa in 1970 was 65.8 US dollars. Industry per capita in Africa was less than industry per capita in the World (274.2 US dollars) by 208.4 US dollars.

Industry of Africa in 1970 consisted of industry of South Africa (24.1%), industry of Libya (10.4%), industry of Nigeria (9.6%), industry of Egypt (7.4%), industry of D.R. of the Congo (6.3%), and others (42.2%).

Industry of Africa, 2015

Industry of Africa in 2015 was 531.6 billion US dollars. Share of Africa in the world industry was 3.3%.

Industry per capita in Africa in 2015 was worth 448.9 US dollars. Industry per capita in Africa was less than industry per capita in the World (2 181.5 US dollars) by 1 732.6 US dollars.

Industry of Africa in 2015 consisted of industry of Egypt (19%), industry of Nigeria (15.4%), industry of South Africa (13.2%), industry of Angola (10.9%), industry of Algeria (7.6%), and others (33.9%).

Size of industry in Africa

Mining, Manufacturing, Utilities in Africa, bln. US dollars
Prices197019801990200020102015
current prices24.0151.7142.1179.6537.7531.6
constant prices197024.034.638.044.160.760.3
2005143.6206.9227.4263.5362.9360.3
Picture. Africa: industry Picture. Industry: share of Africa in the world Picture. Africa: share of industry in economy

Growth of industry in Africa

Picture. Africa: industry, growth Picture. Africa: industry, growth

industry per capita in Africa

Picture. Africa: industry per capita Picture. Africa: industry per capita

Structure of industry in Africa

Picture. Africa: structure of industry by sectors, 2015, %

Rating of industry in Africa

Rating of industry in Africa, 2015
#Areabln. US dollars%
Africa531.6100
subregions
1Northern Africa204.938.5
2Western Africa106.220.0
3Middle Africa101.419.1
4Southern Africa77.814.6
5Eastern Africa41.37.8
countries
1 Egypt100.819.0
2 Nigeria81.715.4
3 South Africa69.913.2
4 Angola57.810.9
5 Algeria40.67.6
6 Morocco20.73.9
7 Libya18.33.4
8 Sudan15.12.8
9 D.R. of the Congo14.22.7
10 Tunisia9.41.8
11 Equatorial Guinea8.71.6
12 Kenya8.21.5
13 Côte d'Ivoire6.81.3
14 South Sudan6.51.2
15 Gabon6.21.2
16 Cameroon5.51.0
17 Congo5.30.99
18 Tanzania4.90.92
19 Ghana4.30.81
20 Zambia4.20.80
21 Botswana3.40.64
22 Chad3.30.62
23 Zimbabwe3.20.60
24 Uganda3.20.60
25 Ethiopia2.90.55
26 Mozambique2.60.48
27 Namibia2.60.48
28 Senegal2.30.44
29 Guinea2.10.40
30 Mauritius1.90.35
31 Mali1.80.33
32 Burkina Faso1.60.30
33 Mauritania1.60.30
34 Swaziland1.50.29
35 Madagascar1.40.26
36 Benin1.30.24
37 Niger1.00.20
38 Sierra Leone0.720.14
39 Malawi0.690.13
40 Rwanda0.560.11
41 Togo0.490.092
42 Lesotho0.410.078
43 Eritrea0.360.068
44 Central African Republic0.340.064
45 Burundi0.290.055
46 Liberia0.180.034
47 Cabo Verde0.130.025
48 Guinea-Bissau0.130.024
49 Seychelles0.110.021
50 Djibouti0.110.021
51 Gambia0.0770.014
52 Comoros0.0450.0085
53 Somalia0.0370.0070
54 Sao Tome and Principe0.0270.0050
Picture. Africa: structure of industry by subregions, 2015, % Picture. Africa: structure of industry by leaders, 2015, %

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