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Eastern Africa has doubled its income per capita in a decade: ECA

Published on May 09, 2018

Eastern Africa continues to grow rapidly. As a result, the region’s average per capita income reached 740 USD in 2016, double the figure ten years earlier. “Albeit from a very low base, this is the result of sustaining rates of economic growth considerably higher than African or global averages over the period”  says Mr. Andrew Mold, Acting Director the Office for Eastern Africa of UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA). Read more. Source | United Nations Economic Commission for Africa