Africa in figures 1997
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
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This issue of Africa in Figures presents socio-economic statistics and trends. The information is generally given for the years not earlier than and the latest year for which the data is available. The main purpose of the publication is to serve as an appropriate vehicle for disseminating, important and basic facts of Africa in relation to the world. It also presents concise statistical information on each african country so as to facilitate comparisons between these countries in the economic,demographic and social sectors. For most countries, data was compiled bearing in mind the requirements of international comparability and the standards promulgated by the United Nations.The publication consists of two parts. The first part deals with the World and Africa and includes charts to show trends over a period of fifteen years or beyond. The second part shows, for each African country, important and frequently consulted statistical data.
Citation“United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa (1997). Africa in figures 1997. Addis Ababa:. © UN. ECA,. http://www.un.org/depts/eca”
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