Africa

Business is booming in Africa - these 5 charts show how

Despite falling commodities prices, there are plenty of opportunities for business in Africa. Image: REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

Rosamond Hutt

Senior Writer, Formative Content

Share:

Our Impact
The Big Picture
Explore and monitor how Africa is affecting economies, industries and global issues
Crowdsource Innovation
Get involved with our crowdsourced digital platform to deliver impact at scale

Stay up to date:

Africa

 Africa will have the second largest population by 2050 out of the 6 populated continents.
Image: Quartz
 Regional poverty headcount rate as a percentage of total population in different regions.
Image: World Bank
Real GDP growth across the world  (2016).
Image: IMF
How Africa's unique mobile subscribers have grown
Image: Quartz
Ease of doing business in Africa.
Image: World Bank
Don't miss any update on this topic

Create a free account and access your personalized content collection with our latest publications and analyses.

License and Republishing

World Economic Forum articles may be republished in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International Public License, and in accordance with our Terms of Use.

The views expressed in this article are those of the author alone and not the World Economic Forum.

Related topics:

AfricaEconomic Progress

Share:

Global Agenda

The Agenda Weekly

A weekly update of the most important issues driving the global agenda

Subscribe today

You can unsubscribe at any time using the link in our emails. For more details, review our privacy policy.

How electric vehicles can help the developing world

Nicolas Peltier-Thiberge

December 5, 2022

About Us
Events
Media
Partners & Members
Language Editions

Privacy Policy & Terms of Service

© 2022 World Economic Forum