List of 20 Countries by Largest Economies in Africa

Africa’s economies are only fair for a few countries on the African continent; Africa’s economies include trade, industry, and agriculture. The area is made up of 54 separate nations. According to GDP per capita Africa is the world’s poorest continent. The continent’s overall GDP is roughly 2.2 trillion US dollars, with per capita growth of about 5.16 percent from 2004 to 2006, and GDP per capita of 1,200 to 1,500 US dollars. Africa has 100,000 millionaires, accounting for approximately 0.01 percent of the global total. Agriculture, mining and drilling, and manufacturing are expanding sectors of the economy. South Africa has the world’s largest economy, with a GDP of over 555 billion US dollars, the per capita income is low.

Countries of Largest Economy in Africa

The following list of 20 Largest Economy in African Continent referred from the different sources such as the World Bank, International Monetary Fund.

RankCountriesGDP (In US $ Billions)
1 South Africa408.074
2 Nigeria238.92
3 Egypt235.719
4 Algeria190.709
5 Angola100.948
6 Morocco99.241
7 Sudan64.75
8 Tunisia46.36
9 Ghana37.158
10 Libya36.874
11 Kenya34.796
12 Ethiopia31.256
13 Cameroon25.759
14 Ivory Coast24.096
15 Tanzania23.333
16 Equatorial Guinea19.805
17 Zambia19.206
18 Botswana17.57
19 Uganda16.81
20 Gabon16.176
21 Democratic Republic of the Congo15.668
22 Republic of the Congo14.769
23 Senegal14.461
24 Mozambique12.827
25 Namibia12.461
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