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Transport, storage and communication in Eastern Africa

Transports of Eastern Africa, 1970-2015

During 1970-2015 transports of Eastern Africa in current prices grew by 22.7 billion US dollars (in 19.3 times) to 23.9 billion US dollars; change occurred by 3.3 billion US dollars by increasing of people by 286.9 million, as well as by 19.3 billion US dollars by increasing of transports per capita by 49.1 US dollars. The average annual growth of transports of Eastern Africa was 0.50 billion US dollars or 6.8%. The average annual growth of transports of Eastern Africa in constant prices was 5.1%. Share in the world decreased by 0.086%. Share in Africa declined by 2.2%. Minimal transports were in 1970 (1.2 billion US dollars). Maximal transports were in 2014 (25.2 billion US dollars).

During 1970-2015 transports per capita in Eastern Africa increased by 49.1 US dollars (in 5.2 times) to 60.7 US dollars. The average annual growth of transports per capita in current prices was 1.1 US dollars or 3.7%.

Change of transports of Eastern Africa described by linear regression model: y=0.41x-818.4, where y - estimated value of transports of Eastern Africa, x - year. Correlation rate = 0.848. Determination rate = 0.719.

Transports of Eastern Africa, 1970

Transports of Eastern Africa in 1970 were worth 1.2 billion US dollars. Share of Eastern Africa in the world transports were 0.48%.

Transports per capita in Eastern Africa in 1970 were 11.6 US dollars. Transports per capita in Eastern Africa were less than transports per capita in the World (69.5 US dollars) by 57.9 US dollars.

Transports of Eastern Africa in 1970 consisted of transports of Mozambique (21.8%), transports of Tanzania (17.2%), transports of Zimbabwe (13.6%), transports of Kenya (11.5%), transports of Madagascar (9.6%), and others (26.3%).

Transports of Eastern Africa, 2015

Transports of Eastern Africa in 2015 were worth 23.9 billion US dollars. Share of Eastern Africa in the world transports were 0.40%.

Transports per capita in Eastern Africa in 2015 were 60.7 US dollars. Transports per capita in Eastern Africa were less than transports per capita in the World (817.1 US dollars) by 756.4 US dollars.

Transports of Eastern Africa in 2015 consisted of transports of Kenya (24.7%), transports of Tanzania (11.9%), transports of Ethiopia (10.7%), transports of Madagascar (9.7%), transports of Uganda (6.8%), and others (36.2%).

Size of transports in Eastern Africa

Transport, storage and communication in Eastern Africa, bln. US dollars
Prices197019801990200020102015
current prices1.23.44.36.317.823.9
constant prices19701.21.72.23.38.411.6
20052.33.14.16.215.621.6
Picture. Eastern Africa: transports Picture. Transports: share of Eastern Africa in the world Picture. Eastern Africa: share of transports in economy

Growth of transports in Eastern Africa

Picture. Eastern Africa: transports, growth Picture. Eastern Africa: transports, growth

transports per capita in Eastern Africa

Picture. Eastern Africa: transports per capita Picture. Eastern Africa: transports per capita

Rating of transports in Eastern Africa

Rating of transports in Eastern Africa, 2015
#Areabln. US dollars%
Eastern Africa23.9100
countries
1 Kenya5.924.7
2 Tanzania2.811.9
3 Ethiopia2.610.7
4 Madagascar2.39.7
5 Uganda1.66.8
6 Mozambique1.66.6
7 Zimbabwe1.56.1
8 Zambia1.35.4
9 Mauritius1.04.3
10 South Sudan0.843.5
11 Eritrea0.572.4
12 Rwanda0.451.9
13 Djibouti0.441.9
14 Malawi0.411.7
15 Seychelles0.200.85
16 Burundi0.120.52
17 Somalia0.110.46
18 Comoros0.0250.10
Picture. Eastern Africa: structure of transports by leaders, 2015, %

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