GDP of African countries 2019, by country

Nigeria's GDP amounted to 410 billion U.S. dollars in 2019, recording the highest gross domestic product in Africa. South Africa's GDP was worth 350 billion U.S. dollars and ranked as the second highest on the continent. Thereafter, three North African countries - Egypt, Algeria, and Morocco - followed in the list.

A part of Nigeria's GDP is generated by the export of oil. Nearly 95 percent of all export value in Nigeria derived from mineral fuels, oils, and distillation products. In South Africa, industries and services made up the largest part of GDP.

African countries with the highest Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2019

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Source

Release date

May 2020

Region

Africa

Survey time period

December 2019

Supplementary notes

* 2018

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