Table 1

Changes in gross domestic product in the African Region (US$ billions, current prices)

GDP

Country

Year 2008

Year 2009

Change


Algeria

159.669

134.797

-24.872

Angola

84.945

69.708

-15.237

Benin

6.712

6.401

-0.311

Botswana

13.461

10.808

-2.653

Burkina Faso

8.116

7.780

-0.336

Burundi

1.097

1.410

0.313

Cameroon

23.732

21.820

-1.912

Cape Verde

1.744

1.755

0.011

Central African Republic

1.997

1.983

-0.014

Chad

8.400

6.974

-1.426

Comoros

0.532

0.525

-0.007

Democratic Republic of Congo

11.629

11.104

-0.525

Congo, Republic of

10.774

8.632

-2.142

Côte d'Ivoire

23.508

22.909

-0.599

Equatorial Guinea

18.525

11.175

-7.35

Eritrea

1.479

1.694

0.215

Ethiopia

26.393

33.920

7.527

Gabon

14.535

10.936

-3.599

Gambia, The

0.810

0.726

-0.084

Ghana

16.654

14.761

-1.893

Guinea

4.517

4.436

-0.081

Guinea-Bissau

0.461

0.438

-0.023

Kenya

29.564

30.212

0.648

Lesotho

1.618

1.624

0.006

Liberia

0.850

0.868

0.018

Madagascar

9.463

8.974

-0.489

Malawi

4.268

4.909

0.641

Mali

8.774

8.757

-0.017

Mauritania

3.161

3.241

0.08

Mauritius

8.738

9.156

0.418

Mozambique

9.897

9.654

-0.243

Namibia

8.835

9.039

0.204

Niger

5.382

5.323

-0.059

Nigeria

207.116

165.437

-41.679

Rwanda

4.459

5.011

0.552

Sao Tome and Principe

0.175

0.189

0.014

Senegal

13.350

12.610

-0.74

Seychelles

0.822

0.656

-0.166

Sierra Leone

1.953

2.064

0.111

South Africa

276.764

277.379

0.615

Swaziland

2.840

2.929

0.089

Tanzania

20.668

22.159

1.491

Togo

2.890

2.771

-0.119

Uganda

14.565

15.658

1.093

Zambia

14.654

12.293

-2.361

Zimbabwe

3.145

3.556

0.411

TOTAL

1093.641

999.161

-94.480


Source: IMF [4].

Kirigia et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2011 11:4   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-11-4

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