Total Reserves (Including Gold) of African Countries in 2006
Updated on May 15, 2023.

According to recent data from the World Bank, in 2006, the 3 African countries with the top 3 highest Total Reserves (Including Gold) were:

  1. Algeria: US$ 81.46B
  2. Libya: US$ 62.23B
  3. Nigeria: US$ 42.30B

On the other hand, the 3 African countries with the 3 lowest total reserves (including gold) in 2006 were:

  1. Eritrea: US$ 23.58M
  2. Sao Tome and Principe: US$ 34.18M
  3. Guinea: US$ 39.69M

Use the interactive visualization and table below to explore this data for each African country for the year 2006. You can also see links at the bottom of this page to see the historical Total Reserves (Including Gold) information for each African country.

The World Bank defines Total Reserves (Including Gold) as "it comprise holdings of monetary gold, special drawing rights, reserves of IMF members held by the IMF, and holdings of foreign exchange under the control of monetary authorities; the gold component of these reserves is valued at year-end (December 31) London prices; data are in current U.S. dollars" .

See also: Current Account Balance of Africa in 2006.

Data Source: World Bank.
Total Reserves (Including Gold) of African Countries in 2006 (US$)
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Total Reserves (Including Gold) of African Countries in 2006
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Country Total Reserves (US$)
Algeria 81462730475.32
Angola 8149079645.65
Botswana 7992391904.99
Burundi 131138494.76
Cape Verde 254525770.71
Cameroon 1735263262.19
Republic of Congo 1848005218.09
Democratic Republic of the Congo 154503797.16
Djibouti 120326699.17
Central African Republic 132419817.11
Chad 632157876.92
Egypt 26006845068.15
Equatorial Guinea 3066739318.61
Eritrea 23576837.34
Eswatini 372529356.20
Ethiopia 867438393.59
Gabon 1121592475.62
Gambia 120615997.84
Ghana 2268926566.51
Guinea 39685709.65
Kenya 2416073242.93
Lesotho 658401554.71
Liberia 71989512.76
Libya 62228722605.39
Madagascar 583182459.28
Malawi 141932272.75
Mauritania 194495586.06
Mauritius 1308850537.14
Morocco 20790794061.36
Mozambique 1216256985.54
Zambia 719716911.58
Zimbabwe 154593586.74
Tanzania 2259345786.15
Uganda 1810879485.56
Tunisia 6911623380.50
Sudan 1659926271.61
South Africa 25593361431.16
Sierra Leone 183927216.13
Rwanda 381762789.73
Nigeria 42298313133.31
Namibia 449578847.20
Comoros 93890572.09
Sao Tome and Principe 34181487.47
Seychelles 112923278.38

Total Reserves (Including Gold) of African Countries

Use the links below to see the historical Total Reserves (Including Gold) for each African country.