Transport, storage and communication in Africa
Transports of Africa, 1970-2015
During 1970-2015 transports of Africa in current prices grew by 198.4 billion US dollars (in 23.0 times) to 207.4 billion US dollars; change occurred by 20.2 billion US dollars by increasing of people by 819.3 million, as well as by 178.1 billion US dollars by increasing of transports per capita by 150.4 US dollars. The average annual growth of transports of Africa was 4.4 billion US dollars or 7.2%. The average annual growth of transports of Africa in constant prices was 5.4%. Share in the world fell by 0.071%. Minimal transports were in 1970 (9.0 billion US dollars). Maximal transports were in 2014 (223.0 billion US dollars).
During 1970-2015 transports per capita in Africa rose by 150.4 US dollars (in 7.1 times) to 175.1 US dollars. The average annual growth of transports per capita in current prices was 3.3 US dollars or 4.4%.
Change of transports of Africa described by linear regression model: y=3.8x-7 425.9, where y - estimated value of transports of Africa, x - year. Correlation rate = 0.847. Determination rate = 0.718.
Transports of Africa, 1970
Transports of Africa in 1970 were 9.0 billion US dollars. Share of Africa in the world transports were 3.5%.
Transports per capita in Africa in 1970 were 24.7 US dollars. Transports per capita in Africa were less than transports per capita in the World (69.5 US dollars) by 44.8 US dollars.
Transports of Africa in 1970 consisted of transports of Nigeria (35.6%), transports of South Africa (19.8%), transports of Ghana (5.9%), transports of D.R. of the Congo (4.3%), transports of Egypt (3.2%), and others (31.2%).
Transports of Africa, 2015
Transports of Africa in 2015 were worth 207.4 billion US dollars. Share of Africa in the world transports were 3.5%.
Transports per capita in Africa in 2015 were worth 175.1 US dollars. Transports per capita in Africa were less than transports per capita in the World (817.1 US dollars) by 642.0 US dollars.
Transports of Africa in 2015 consisted of transports of Nigeria (30.4%), transports of South Africa (13.9%), transports of Egypt (11.8%), transports of Algeria (8%), transports of Sudan (4.9%), and others (31%).
Size of transports in Africa
Growth of transports in Africa
transports per capita in Africa
Rating of transports in Africa
|#||Area||bln. US dollars||%|
|11||D.R. of the Congo||4.0||1.9|
|51||Central African Republic||0.055||0.026|
|53||Sao Tome and Principe||0.036||0.017|
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