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Zimbabwe   65.76%
Guinea-Bissau   17.78%
Djibouti   9.53%
Rwanda   9.47%
Togo   8.89%
Burundi   8.28%
Gambia   8.07%
Cape Verde   6.99%
Ghana   6.76%
Cote d'Ivoire   6.76%
Swaziland   6.61%
Sierra Leone   5.60%
Gabon   4.48%
Zambia   4.12%
Niger   4.03%
Guinea   3.29%
Benin   3.06%
Lesotho   2.91%
Botswana   2.43%
Malawi   2.34%
Mauritania   2.30%
Senegal   1.38%
Congo(Brazza)   1.23%
Cameroon   0.54%
Mauritius   0.23%
Mali   -0.11%
South Africa   -0.54%
Kenya   -0.65%
Burkina Faso   -0.88%
Tanzania   -0.94%
Angola   -1.34%
Mozambique   -1.82%
Ethiopia   -2.26%
Madagascar   -2.37%
CAR   -3.55%
Uganda   -3.72%
Nigeria   -4.29%
Namibia   -4.49%
Chad   -6.36%
Eq. Guinea   -8.63%



Africa: Economic freedom index, 5-year change

Increased economic freedom is strongly associated with high GDP growth, and therefore with rises in residential property prices. Changes in a countrys score on the Heritage Foundations freedom index are calculated by the Global Property Guide to produce a 5-point rating:

  • Greatly Improved
  • Improved
  • Nuetral
  • Worse
  • Much Worse

Source: Calculated using figures from The Heritage Foundation and the Wall Street Journal


Statistics for Africa. Africa is a desert so far as house-price statistics are concerned. The exception is South Africa, where ABSA Group releases good house price data, and has a monthly house price index.


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