Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1961 (% GDP)
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to the World Bank, in 1961, the top 3 African countries with high net exports of goods and services by percentage of gross domestic product (GDP) (i.e. total exports of goods and services as a percentage of GDP minus total imports of goods and services as a percentage of GDP) are: Togo (9.01%), South Africa (8.02%), and Ivory Coast (7.19%).

On the other hand, in 1961, the top 3 African countries with high net imports of goods and services as a percentage of GDP (i.e. total imports of goods and services as a percentage of GDP minus total exports of goods and services as a percentage of GDP) are: Republic of Congo (64.20%), Lesotho (32.94%), and Algeria (21.25%).

The World Bank defines exports of goods and services as "the value of all goods and other market services provided to the rest of the world" , and defines imports of goods and services as "the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world".

Interact with the charts and table below to see the details of the imports and exports of goods and services made by African countries as a percentage of GDP in 1961 .

See also: Imports and Exports of African Countries in 1961 (Current US$).

Data Source: World Bank.
Imports of Goods and Services for African Countries in 1961 (% GDP)
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Country Imports (% GDP) Exports (% GDP)
Algeria 67.5 46.25
Benin 9.54 4.58
Botswana 42.53 27.22
Burkina Faso 15.79 5.43
Burundi 14.66 12.93
Republic of Congo 83.66 19.46
Ivory Coast 28.1 35.29
Central African Republic 35.76 26.49
Chad 18.56 13.91
Egypt 19.74 17.65
Eswatini 34.82 41.98
Gabon 31.66 31.21
Ghana 36.45 26.13
Kenya 31.13 32.72
Lesotho 45.49 12.55
Madagascar 19.5 14.61
Mauritania 18.68 11.37
Morocco 24.78 21.75
Uganda 21.64 24.42
Togo 30.23 39.24
Sudan 14.35 13.32
Somalia 23.08 16
South Africa 21.3 29.32
Senegal 16.5 14.51
Rwanda 9.84 11.48
Niger 9.71 8.12
Nigeria 16.3 9.19

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