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Western Africa

Macroeconomic review

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Size of economy

Western Africa: size of economy, bln. US dollars
Indicator197019801990200020102015
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)34.0232.9117.5117.8492.9645.3
Total Value Added33.3203.9102.2110.1477.4627.2
Gross national income (GNI)35.0232.3114.1112.8466.8619.3
Picture. Western Africa: share in the world

Western Africa: share in the world, %
Indicator197019801990200020102015
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)1.001.90.510.350.750.87
Agriculture, hunting, forestry, fishing2.95.22.52.44.74.4
Mining, Manufacturing, Utilities0.380.970.360.350.680.66

Growth of economy

Picture. Western Africa: growth of economy

Western Africa: growth of economy, 1970=100%
Indicator197019801990200020102015
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)100.0150.1190.3245.2490.8629.9
Agriculture, hunting, forestry, fishing100.0105.6143.3195.8433.0532.4
Mining, Manufacturing, Utilities100.0167.7188.1204.2282.8335.1

Structure of economy

Western Africa: structure of economy
Yearagricultureindustryconstructiontradetransportsservices
197027.311.69.112.412.427.1
198021.017.28.913.515.424.1
199027.520.03.516.78.423.8
200024.123.74.016.710.121.4
201025.221.23.516.211.422.5
201522.116.94.518.512.225.8
Picture. Western Africa: structure of economy by sectors, 2015, %

Productivity of economy

Picture. Western Africa: productivity of economy

Western Africa: productivity of economy, per capita, $
Indicator197019801990200020102015
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)321.01 695.0652.0501.01 600.01 827.0
Agriculture, hunting, forestry, fishing85.9311.4156.0112.8391.0392.5
Mining, Manufacturing, Utilities36.6255.3113.6111.0327.8300.7

Trade balance

Picture. Western Africa: trade balance

Western Africa: trade balance, share in GDP, %
Indicator197019801990200020102015
Net exports1.22.35.711.03.2-2.4
Exports of goods and services12.014.921.831.426.916.0
Imports of goods and services10.712.616.220.423.718.4

Perspective of economy

Picture. Western Africa: perspective of economy

Food review

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Food structure

Picture. Structure of kcal supply in Western Africa, 2013, % Picture. Structure of protein supply in Western Africa, 2013, % Picture. Structure of fat supply in Western Africa, 2013, %