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African Statistical Yearbook 2016

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The African Statistical Yearbook 2016 is the eighth edition jointly produced by the African Development Bank (AfDB), the African Union Commission (AUC), and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA). As with the previous seven editions, this 2016 edition presents a time series showing how African countries performed on several economic and social indicators over the period 2007-2015. It is published consisting of two parts: a set of summary tables followed by country tables. The yearbook continues to serve the intended purpose of bringing together, in one volume, data on African countries for policy-makers, researchers and other users.

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Introduction (English)

The Yearbook series is a result of joint efforts by major African regional organizations to set up a joint data collection mechanism of economic and social data on African countries as well as the development of a common harmonized database. The Joint African Statistical Yearbook is meant to break with the practices of the past where each regional/sub-regional organization was publishing statistical data on African countries of the continent in an inefficient way, leading to duplication of efforts, inefficient use of scarce resources, increased burden on countries and sending different signals to users involved in tracking development efforts on the continent. It is expected that the joint collection and sharing of data between regional institutions will promote wider use of country data, reduce costs and significantly improve the quality of the data and lead to better monitoring of development initiatives on the continent.

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