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  1. SISAF 444African Studies SeminarWinter 2007 Sub-Saharan Africa: Basic Indicators

  2. Sub-Saharan Africa Basic Indicators 2003 Population705 million annual av. % growth 2.8% (1975-2003) GNI per capita506 USD (incl. South Africa) 342 USD (excl. South Africa) annual av. % growth 0.1% (1999-2003) Real GDP367 bn. USD (incl. South Africa) 221 bn. USD (excl. South Africa) annual av. % growth 2.4% (1975-2003) World Bank, African Development Indicators 2005

  3. Sub-Saharan Africa Basic Indicators 2003 Population705 million annual av. % growth 2.8% (1975-2003) GNI per capita506 USD (incl. South Africa) 342 USD (excl. South Africa) annual av. % growth 0.1% (1999-2003) Real GDP367 bn. USD (incl. South Africa) 221 bn. USD (excl. South Africa) annual av. % growth 2.4% (1975-2003) World Bank, African Development Indicators 2005

  4. Sub-Saharan Africa Basic Indicators 2003 Population705 million annual av. % growth 2.8% (1975-2003) GNI per capita506 USD (incl. South Africa) 342 USD (excl. South Africa) annual av. % growth 0.1% (1999-2003) Real GDP367 bn. USD (incl. South Africa) 221 bn. USD (excl. South Africa) annual av. % growth 2.4% (1975-2003) World Bank, African Development Indicators 2005

  5. Sub-Saharan Africa Basic Indicators 2003 Population705 million annual av. % growth 2.8% (1975-2003) GNI per capita506 USD (incl. South Africa) 342 USD (excl. South Africa) annual av. % growth 0.1% (1999-2003) Real GDP367 bn. USD (incl. South Africa) 221 bn. USD (excl. South Africa) annual av. % growth 2.4% (1975-2003) Approximately equal to the GDP of the Chicago metropolitan area (2006) World Bank, African Development Indicators 2005

  6. Sub-Saharan Africa Basic Indicators 2003 Population705 million annual av. % growth 2.8% (1975-2003) GNI per capita506 USD (incl. South Africa) 342 USD (excl. South Africa) annual av. % growth 0.1% (1999-2003) Real GDP367 bn. USD (incl. South Africa) 221 bn. USD (excl. South Africa) annual av. % growth 2.4% (1975-2003) World Bank, African Development Indicators 2005

  7. Sub-Saharan Africa Basic Indicators 2003 Population705 million annual av. % growth 2.8% (1975-2003) GNI per capita506 USD (incl. South Africa) 342 USD (excl. South Africa) annual av. % growth 0.1% (1999-2003) Real GDP367 bn. USD (incl. South Africa) 221 bn. USD (excl. South Africa) annual av. % growth 2.4% (1975-2003) Approximately equal to the GDP of the San Francisco metropolitan area (2006) World Bank, African Development Indicators 2005

  8. Sub-Saharan Africa Basic Indicators 2003 Population705 million annual av. % growth 2.8% (1975-2003) GNI per capita506 USD (incl. South Africa) 342 USD (excl. South Africa) annual av. % growth 0.1% (1999-2003) Real GDP367 bn. USD (incl. South Africa) 221 bn. USD (excl. South Africa) annual av. % growth 2.4% (1975-2003) …or the market capitalization of Microsoft… World Bank, African Development Indicators 2005

  9. Sub-Saharan Africa Basic Indicators 2003 Population705 million annual av. % growth 2.8% (1975-2003) GNI per capita506 USD (incl. South Africa) 342 USD (excl. South Africa) annual av. % growth 0.1% (1999-2003) Real GDP367 bn. USD (incl. South Africa) 221 bn. USD (excl. South Africa) annual av. % growth 2.4% (1975-2003) …or the revenue of Wal-Mart World Bank, African Development Indicators 2005

  10. Economic Growth IMF, Finance and Development, December 2006

  11. Economic Growth per capita IMF, Finance and Development, December 2006

  12. Economic Growth per capita World Bank, Global Economic Prospects2007

  13. Comparison:China

  14. The Size of African Economies GDP = World Bank, African Development Indicators 2005, and Global Insight 2006

  15. The Size of African Economies GDP = World Bank, African Development Indicators 2005, and Global Insight 2006

  16. Sub-Saharan Africa Basic Indicators 2003 Total Fertility Rate5.2 Life exp. at birth46 years HIV/AIDS adult rate7.5% Botswana 37.3% Swaziland 38.8% South Africa 21.5% Zimbabwe 24.6% AIDS orphans 12,100,000 World Bank, African Development Indicators 2005

  17. Sub-Saharan Africa Basic Indicators 2003 Access to safe water58% Literacy rate (>15 yrs)65% % of primary roads paved12.8%(2002) % in good condition39% (1989) Cost of starting business 804 USD (2004) Days to register property114 (2004) Registration cost (% of property) 13.1% (2004) World Bank, African Development Indicators 2005

  18. Millennium Development Goals IMF, Finance and Development, December 2006

  19. Poverty The Economist, 11 March 2004

  20. Sub-Saharan Africa Basic Indicators 2003 Share of World Trade2.4% Share of World Population13% World Bank, African Development Indicators 2005

  21. Petroleum products continued to account for the largest portion of total AGOA imports with an 87 percent share. With these fuel products excluded, AGOA imports were $3.5 billion, growing by 22 percent in 2004.

  22. ~ 2%

  23. Top 10 recipients of FDI inflows in Africa 2002 and 2003 (USD bn.)

  24. Top 10 recipients of FDI inflows in Africa 2002 and 2003 (USD bn.)

  25. Foreign Direct Investment IMF, Finance and Development, December 2006

  26. Doing Business in Africa IMF, Finance and Development, December 2006

  27. Doing Business in Africa IMF, Finance and Development, December 2006

  28. Doing Business in Africa IMF, Finance and Development, December 2006

  29. Doing Business in Africa IMF, Finance and Development, December 2006

  30. Doing Business in Africa IMF, Finance and Development, December 2006

  31. Doing Business in Africa IMF, Finance and Development, December 2006

  32. Commerzbank Economic Research, March 2006

  33. Commerzbank Economic Research, March 2006

  34. Small and at Risk: Oil Producers to Watch New York Times, 23 April 2006

  35. Winter 2007 SISAF 444 Africa Studies Seminar Background: Prosperity and Divergence

  36. Income

  37. Income Britain 2002 Korea 2002 Brazil 2002 China 2002

  38. Income

  39. Western European offshoots: • US • Canada • New Zealand • Australia Income

  40. Income 0.9 x 1.3 x 1.4 x 1.6 x 1.9 x 6.9 x

  41. Catching up?

  42. Catching up?