Global Property Guide

Financial Information for the Residential Property Buyer

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Zimbabwe 67.49%
Congo, DR 37.25%
Comoros 22.18%
Eritrea 16.66%
Seychelles 16.58%
Cote d'Ivoire 16.00%
Lesotho 15.61%
Guinea-Bissau 12.02%
Burundi 10.58%
Sao Tome & P. 10.33%
Togo 10.22%
Chad 9.47%
Sierra Leone 7.07%
Swaziland 6.88%
Benin 6.35%
Eq. Guinea 5.15%
Mali 5.06%
Rwanda 4.08%
Gabon 3.91%
Angola 3.89%
CAR 3.00%
Tanzania 2.78%
Mauritania 2.66%
Nigeria 1.34%
Ethiopia 1.26%
Liberia 1.07%
Namibia 1.05%
Senegal 0.95%
Botswana 0.73%
Cameroon 0.02%
South Africa -0.66%
Uganda -1.59%
Burkina Faso -1.63%
Mauritius -2.97%
Zambia -4.29%
Guinea -6.34%
Niger -6.43%
Kenya -7.00%
Ghana -7.38%
Malawi -7.46%
Madagascar -8.02%
Congo(Brazza) -8.60%
Gambia -9.18%
Cape Verde -10.32%
Mozambique -12.53%
Djibouti -13.37%
 

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.