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Industrial Production Growth Rates in African Countries

Industrial production refers to activities in manufacturing, mining, and construction. The following table provides the growth rates estimated for most African countries in 2009.

Country Industrial Production Growth Rate
Algeria 1.1%
Angola -2.4%
Benin 2.8%
Botswana -19.9%
Burkina Faso 4.5%
Burundi 2.0%
Cameroon 1.0%
Cape Verde 1.5%
Chad 1.5%
Congo, Republic of the 13.0%
Cote d’Ivoire 5.0%
Egypt 5.1%
Equatorial Guinea 5.9%
Eritrea 4.0%
Ethiopia 9.9%
Gabon -4.3%
Gambia 7.2%
Ghana 1.6%
Guinea -5.0%
Kenya 3.7%
Lesotho 1.5%
Libya -4.4%
Madagascar -2.0%
Malawi 9.5%
Mauritius 1.7%
Morocco -0.3%
Mozambique 8.0%
Namibia -12.4%
Nigeria 0.6%
Rwanda 7.0%
Sao Tome and Principe 8.0%
Senegal 1.5%
Seychelles -3.0%
South Africa -7.2%
Sudan 3.2%
Swaziland -3.5%
Tanzania 7.0%
Togo 1.0%
Tunisia -2.8%
Uganda 0.7%
Zambia 11.0%
Zimbabwe -2.0%

Source: The World Factbook by the CIA

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