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Services in Africa

Services of Africa, 1970-2015

During 1970-2015 services of Africa in current prices increased by 610.5 billion US dollars (in 23.2 times) to 638.0 billion US dollars; change occurred by 61.8 billion US dollars by increasing of people by 819.3 million, as well as by 548.7 billion US dollars by increasing of services per capita by 463.3 US dollars. The average annual growth of services of Africa was 13.6 billion US dollars or 7.2%. The average annual growth of services of Africa in constant prices was 4.1%. Share in the world declined by 0.65%. Minimal services were in 1970 (27.5 billion US dollars). Maximal services were in 2014 (684.1 billion US dollars).

During 1970-2015 services per capita in Africa rose by 463.3 US dollars (in 7.1 times) to 538.8 US dollars. The average annual growth of services per capita in current prices was 10.3 US dollars or 4.5%.

Change of services of Africa described by linear regression model: y=11.5x-22 794.5, where y - estimated value of services of Africa, x - year. Correlation rate = 0.853. Determination rate = 0.728.

Services of Africa, 1970

Services of Africa in 1970 were worth 27.5 billion US dollars. Share of Africa in the world services were 2.7%.

Services per capita in Africa in 1970 were 75.4 US dollars. Services per capita in Africa were less than services per capita in the World (279.1 US dollars) by 203.7 US dollars.

Services of Africa in 1970 consisted of services of Nigeria (24.6%), services of South Africa (19.1%), services of Egypt (6.9%), services of Algeria (6.1%), services of D.R. of the Congo (4.1%), and others (39.2%).

Services of Africa, 2015

Services of Africa in 2015 were equal to 638.0 billion US dollars. Share of Africa in the world services were 2.0%.

Services per capita in Africa in 2015 were equal to 538.8 US dollars. Services per capita in Africa were less than services per capita in the World (4 279.1 US dollars) by 3 740.3 US dollars.

Services of Africa in 2015 consisted of services of Nigeria (19.8%), services of South Africa (19.1%), services of Egypt (16%), services of Algeria (6.1%), services of Morocco (5.5%), and others (33.5%).

Size of services in Africa

Services in Africa, bln. US dollars
Prices197019801990200020102015
current prices27.5120.4134.5171.0501.0638.0
constant prices197027.544.764.884.3138.0168.5
200573.5119.2173.0225.0368.4449.7
Picture. Africa: services Picture. Services: share of Africa in the world Picture. Africa: share of services in economy

Growth of services in Africa

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services per capita in Africa

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Rating of services in Africa

Rating of services in Africa, 2015
#Areabln. US dollars%
Africa638.0100
subregions
1Northern Africa215.433.8
2Western Africa161.525.3
3Southern Africa133.520.9
4Eastern Africa75.311.8
5Middle Africa52.38.2
countries
1 Nigeria126.019.8
2 South Africa121.919.1
3 Egypt102.216.0
4 Algeria38.86.1
5 Morocco35.35.5
6 Angola33.05.2
7 Kenya18.02.8
8 Sudan17.72.8
9 Tunisia14.82.3
10 Ethiopia11.01.7
11 Ghana10.31.6
12 Tanzania10.01.6
13 Côte d'Ivoire7.91.2
14 Uganda6.71.0
15 Libya6.61.0
16 Cameroon5.40.85
17 Zambia5.30.83
18 Botswana5.20.81
19 D.R. of the Congo4.70.73
20 Mauritius4.60.72
21 Namibia4.50.71
22 Mozambique4.00.63
23 Gabon4.00.62
24 Senegal3.40.53
25 Zimbabwe3.00.47
26 South Sudan3.00.46
27 Mali2.70.42
28 Burkina Faso2.70.42
29 Rwanda2.20.35
30 Equatorial Guinea2.00.32
31 Chad1.90.31
32 Madagascar1.90.30
33 Benin1.90.30
34 Malawi1.70.27
35 Guinea1.70.26
36 Niger1.40.21
37 Eritrea1.30.20
38 Swaziland1.20.18
39 Mauritania1.10.17
40 Burundi1.10.17
41 Congo0.930.15
42 Sierra Leone0.790.12
43 Lesotho0.770.12
44 Togo0.720.11
45 Seychelles0.500.079
46 Cabo Verde0.490.077
47 Djibouti0.440.069
48 Central African Republic0.310.048
49 Gambia0.180.027
50 Liberia0.150.024
51 Somalia0.150.023
52 Guinea-Bissau0.140.022
53 Comoros0.120.019
54 Sao Tome and Principe0.0900.014
Picture. Africa: structure of services by subregions, 2015, % Picture. Africa: structure of services by leaders, 2015, %

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