GDP Growth Rate of African countries in 2019
Updated on July 26, 2022.

In 2019, Rwanda had the highest annual Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate among african countries (9.46%), followed by Ethiopia (8.36%), and then Somalia (8.08%). Libya had the lowest GDP growth rate among african countries (-11.20%) in 2019.

The World Bank defines annual Gross Domestic Product (GDP) as "the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products; it is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources".

Data Source: World Bank.
GDP Growth Rate of African countries in 2019 (%)
GDP Per Capita of Africa for other years :
Table of GDP Growth Rate of African countries in 2019
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Country GDP Growth Rate (%)
Algeria 1.00
Angola -0.70
Benin 6.87
Botswana 3.35
Burkina Faso 5.69
Burundi 1.81
Cape Verde 5.67
Cameroon 3.48
Republic of Congo -0.09
Ivory Coast 6.23
Democratic Republic of the Congo 4.39
Djibouti 5.55
Central African Republic 3.10
Chad 3.25
Egypt 5.56
Equatorial Guinea -5.48
Eswatini 2.60
Ethiopia 8.36
Gabon 3.92
Gambia 6.22
Ghana 6.51
Guinea 5.62
Guinea-Bissau 4.50
Kenya 5.11
Lesotho 2.40
Liberia -2.47
Libya -11.20
Madagascar 4.40
Malawi 5.45
Mali 4.76
Mauritania 5.76
Mauritius 3.01
Morocco 2.61
Mozambique 2.32
Zambia 1.44
Zimbabwe -6.14
Tanzania 5.80
Uganda 6.44
Tunisia 1.32
Togo 5.46
Sudan -2.18
Somalia 8.08
South Africa 0.11
Sierra Leone 5.25
Senegal 4.61
Rwanda 9.46
Niger 5.94
Nigeria 2.21
Namibia -0.92
Comoros 1.76
Sao Tome and Principe 2.21
Seychelles 3.09

GDP Per Capita of African Countries

Use the links below to see the GDP Per Capita of African countries.