Africa Investment Potential Map Viewer

11 Categories | 12 Sub-categories | 49 Indicators | African Country Level  | Informing Investment Decisions in Africa

What is the Africa Investment Potential Map Viewer?

  • It is the first map viewer that provides comprehensive data at a country level for Africa for 2017-2019.
  • The data is sourced from the African Country Benchmark Reports (In on Africa), Governance Indicators (Mo Ibrahim Foundation), World Bank, International Monetary Fund & United Nations Population Division
  • The data includes 11 categories & 49 indicators.
  • The Viewer includes composite indicator scores and ranks that have been created by combining some of the data.
  • It maps 11 categories of indicators including Business, Economic, Politics, Society, Security & Rule of Law, Participation Rights & Inclusion, Foundations for Economic Opportunity & Human Development
  • Within each category there are 4 or 5 sub-categories
  • Reports on each of the categories is included with the Viewer

​​What’s included in the data?

  • The indicators that are mapped for each of the categories are:
  • Business
    • consumption
    • labour
    • market freedom
    • production
    • technology
  • Economy
    • employment
    • growth
    • inclusion
    • strength & diversity
    • trade & investment
  • Politics
    • democracy
    • freedom
    • governance
    • justice
    • stability
  • Society
    • education
    • equality
    • food security
    • health
    • sustainability

​Who uses the data?

  • Any multilateral organization, donor agency or multinational company that is interested in investing in African countries.

​For what is the data used?

  • The value of the Viewer is that data on all countries in Africa can be viewed at the same time or for countries forming part of the economic regions or for individual countries that are selected.
  • The data can also be used to show changes in indicators from one year to another.
  • By filtering the data using the 49 different indicators, countries can be identified that best meet the requirements of an organization for investment.
  • Summary statistics and tables for the selected countries provide invaluable data.
  • Using the reports that accompany the data, users can get a much deeper understanding of the trends being mapped.

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What is the Africa Investment Potential Commercial Viewer?

  • Organizations wanting access to more than 120 indicators in more than 53 categories for each African country can sign up to the Commercial Viewer.
  • The data is sourced from international organizations and proprietary datasets and mapped at a country level for several years (eg 2017-2019).
  • Categories include:
Agriculture ICT
AID/FDI Information
Business Infrastructure
Capacity Innovation
Civil Society Institutions
Crime and Corruption Integration
Customs Investment
Democracy Law
Demography Manufacture
Development Migration
Economics Opportunity
Education Osocuial Progess
Employment Peace
Energy Politics
Entrepreneur Poverty
Environmental Press
Financial Resilience
Food security Retail
Freedom Risk
Gender Slavery
Giving Society
Governance Sustainable Development
Happiness Taxation
Health Tourism
Housing Trade
Human Development Trade

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