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Manufacturing in Africa

Manufacturing of Africa, 1970-2015

During 1970-2015 manufacturing of Africa in current prices increased by 223.1 billion US dollars (in 17.8 times) to 236.3 billion US dollars; change occurred by 29.7 billion US dollars by increasing of people by 819.3 million, as well as by 193.4 billion US dollars by increasing of manufacturing per capita by 163.3 US dollars. The average annual growth of manufacturing of Africa was 5.0 billion US dollars or 6.6%. The average annual growth of manufacturing of Africa in constant prices was 3.2%. Share in the world rose by 0.45%. Minimal manufacturing was in 1970 (13.2 billion US dollars). Maximal manufacturing was in 2014 (257.6 billion US dollars).

During 1970-2015 manufacturing per capita in Africa rose by 163.3 US dollars (in 5.5 times) to 199.6 US dollars. The average annual growth of manufacturing per capita in current prices was 3.6 US dollars or 3.9%.

Change of manufacturing of Africa described by linear regression model: y=4.3x-8 538.9, where y - estimated value of manufacturing of Africa, x - year. Correlation rate = 0.898. Determination rate = 0.806.

Manufacturing of Africa, 1970

Manufacturing of Africa in 1970 was equal to 13.2 billion US dollars. Share of Africa in the world manufacturing was 1.6%.

Manufacturing per capita in Africa in 1970 was equal to 36.3 US dollars. Manufacturing per capita in Africa was less than manufacturing per capita in the World (228.6 US dollars) by 192.3 US dollars.

Manufacturing of Africa in 1970 consisted of manufacturing of South Africa (29.7%), manufacturing of Egypt (11.5%), manufacturing of Nigeria (8.2%), manufacturing of Mozambique (7.5%), manufacturing of Morocco (6%), and others (37.1%).

Manufacturing of Africa, 2015

Manufacturing of Africa in 2015 was equal to 236.3 billion US dollars. Share of Africa in the world manufacturing was 2.0%.

Manufacturing per capita in Africa in 2015 was 199.6 US dollars. Manufacturing per capita in Africa was less than manufacturing per capita in the World (1 589.8 US dollars) by 1 390.2 US dollars.

Manufacturing of Africa in 2015 consisted of manufacturing of Egypt (22.4%), manufacturing of Nigeria (19.7%), manufacturing of South Africa (15.7%), manufacturing of Morocco (6.7%), manufacturing of Sudan (3.8%), and others (31.7%).

Size of manufacturing in Africa

Manufacturing in Africa, bln. US dollars
Prices197019801990200020102015
current prices13.258.173.780.6195.5236.3
constant prices197013.220.927.131.746.855.8
200542.967.787.7102.6151.6180.6
Picture. Africa: manufacturing Picture. Manufacturing: share of Africa in the world Picture. Africa: share of manufacturing in economy

Growth of manufacturing in Africa

Picture. Africa: manufacturing, growth Picture. Africa: manufacturing, growth

manufacturing per capita in Africa

Picture. Africa: manufacturing per capita Picture. Africa: manufacturing per capita

Rating of manufacturing in Africa

Rating of manufacturing in Africa, 2015
#Areabln. US dollars%
Africa236.3100
subregions
1Northern Africa92.639.2
2Western Africa60.625.6
3Southern Africa40.617.2
4Eastern Africa22.99.7
5Middle Africa19.78.4
countries
1 Egypt53.022.4
2 Nigeria46.619.7
3 South Africa37.215.7
4 Morocco15.86.7
5 Sudan8.93.8
6 Algeria7.13.0
7 Tunisia6.72.8
8 Kenya6.62.8
9 D.R. of the Congo6.02.6
10 Angola4.92.1
11 Côte d'Ivoire4.82.1
12 Cameroon3.71.5
13 Equatorial Guinea2.61.1
14 Tanzania2.41.0
15 Ethiopia2.30.96
16 Uganda2.10.91
17 Zambia1.70.72
18 Mali1.70.70
19 Ghana1.70.70
20 Mauritius1.60.70
21 Senegal1.60.69
22 Zimbabwe1.50.64
23 Swaziland1.40.60
24 Mozambique1.40.57
25 Madagascar1.30.54
26 Benin1.20.50
27 Libya1.00.43
28 Chad0.990.42
29 Namibia0.950.40
30 Guinea0.860.36
31 Gabon0.840.35
32 Botswana0.820.35
33 Burkina Faso0.670.28
34 Malawi0.550.23
35 Niger0.410.17
36 Congo0.400.17
37 Rwanda0.390.16
38 Mauritania0.380.16
39 Central African Republic0.310.13
40 South Sudan0.290.12
41 Eritrea0.280.12
42 Burundi0.260.11
43 Togo0.210.089
44 Lesotho0.190.079
45 Guinea-Bissau0.120.052
46 Liberia0.120.050
47 Cabo Verde0.0920.039
48 Sierra Leone0.0780.033
49 Seychelles0.0740.031
50 Gambia0.0450.019
51 Comoros0.0360.015
52 Djibouti0.0360.015
53 Somalia0.0290.012
54 Sao Tome and Principe0.0200.0083
Picture. Africa: structure of manufacturing by subregions, 2015, % Picture. Africa: structure of manufacturing by leaders, 2015, %

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