Sub-Saharan Africa Manufacturing Output 1981-2022

Manufacturing refers to industries belonging to ISIC divisions 15-37. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Sub-Saharan Africa manufacturing output for 2020 was $188.15B, a 3.03% decline from 2019.
  • Sub-Saharan Africa manufacturing output for 2019 was $194.03B, a 6.84% increase from 2018.
  • Sub-Saharan Africa manufacturing output for 2018 was $181.61B, a 9.39% increase from 2017.
  • Sub-Saharan Africa manufacturing output for 2017 was $166.02B, a 8.02% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Billions of US $
East Asia & Pacific $6,210.76B
European Union $2,202.53B
Euro Area $1,858.02B
Latin America & Caribbean $644.60B
South Asia $437.42B
Sub-Saharan Africa $188.15B
Sub-Saharan Africa Manufacturing Output - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2020 $188.15B 11.89%
2019 $194.03B 10.94%
2018 $181.61B 10.60%
2017 $166.02B 10.32%
2016 $153.70B 10.31%
2015 $165.54B 10.30%
2014 $183.22B 10.38%
2013 $172.28B 10.09%
2012 $154.59B 9.65%
2011 $149.65B 9.71%
2010 $133.49B 9.83%
2009 $119.62B 10.29%
2008 $122.58B 10.22%
2007 $112.25B 10.53%
2006 $99.78B 10.75%
2005 $93.04B 11.47%
2004 $82.52B 11.86%
2003 $68.49B 12.34%
2002 $53.76B 12.51%
2001 $52.10B 12.94%
2000 $54.17B 12.71%
1999 $52.61B 13.11%
1998 $54.15B 13.82%
1997 $58.05B 14.13%
1996 $55.75B 14.04%
1995 $56.06B 14.31%
1994 $48.49B 15.40%
1993 $48.24B 15.17%
1992 $53.55B 15.50%
1991 $54.21B 15.94%
1990 $53.43B 16.26%
1989 $46.40B 16.46%
1988 $47.19B 16.95%
1987 $44.09B 16.26%
1986 $38.91B 16.66%
1985 $39.46B 16.44%
1984 $41.60B 15.83%
1983 $52.98B 16.69%
1982 $60.77B 16.53%
1981 $68.00B 16.68%