According to recent data from the World Bank, in 2020, the 3 African countries with the top 3 highest Total Reserves (Including Gold) were:
- Algeria: US$ 59.43B
- South Africa: US$ 55.01B
- Egypt: US$ 38.97B
On the other hand, the 3 African countries with the 3 lowest total reserves (including gold) in 2020 were:
- Zimbabwe: US$ 33.41M
- Sao Tome and Principe: US$ 75.29M
- Burundi: US$ 90.32M
Use the interactive visualization and table below to explore this data for each African country for the year 2020. 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" .
|Country||Total Reserves (US$)|
|Democratic Republic of the Congo||747,655,324.34|
|Sao Tome and Principe||75,287,733.68|
Total Reserves (Including Gold) of African Countries
Use the links below to see the historical Total Reserves (Including Gold) for each African country.