Our Africa coverage provides comprehensive analysis of immediate and long-term economic prospects, to inform investment strategies, expansion plans and operations in the continent by providing historical data, forecasts and commentary by country, industry sector and city.
Where we are in Africa
Whether you are interested in the whole African region or individual countries, we provide you with the analysis and forecasts you need.
About our services for Africa
Our Africa coverage provides comprehensive analysis of immediate and long-term economic prospects in addition to forecasts and commentary by country, industry sector and city.
In-depth insight for Africa
Get access to the tools that help you understand African economies and keep up with key political and macro developments, including:
- The factors behind the uneven economic recovery and the divergence in vaccination rates.
- The implications of containing the continent’s carbon footprint.
- Political developments and the impact on policy and economic outlook.
- Emerging risks.
Informed decisions and business planning
Understand how global developments, in conjunction with country-specific developments, impact African economies. Clients are kept informed via event-driven commentary on economic and political events, detailed reports, a comprehensive forecast databank and regular thematic research. We provide you with the latest data for key industrial sectors, tourism insights, and in-depth city insights.
One comprehensive service with many possibilities
Benefit from a comprehensive solution that provides access to a wide range of research to help African expansion and growth initiatives. Interactive analytical platforms provide new ways to access and perform your own analysis. Support is also provided to clients directly by our economists and analysts. Our expertise and experience also allows us to provide any further bespoke solutions clients might need.
Africa Forecasting Service
Comprehensive analysis of immediate and long-term economic and political prospects to inform investment strategies, expansion and African operations through forecasts and commentary by country, industry, and city.Find Out More
African and Middle Eastern Cities Forecasts
Comprehensive data and forecasts for major cities in Africa and the Middle East.Find Out More
Global Sustainability Model
Accurately measure your organisation's global footprint through economic, environmental and social lenses, identify risks and develop strategies to become more sustainable.Find Out More
The depth of our data services, the expertise of our economists, our global modelling capabilities, and our technical expertise allow us to tailor data, forecasts and scenarios to your specifications.Find Out More
Quantifying the impact of policy changes and other risk events on industrial sectors.Find Out More
Global urbanisation continues, led by rapid growth in African cities
In the next two decades, the world’s 900 major cities will experience a combined population increase of nearly 600 million people. While the largest cities will continue to be in Asia, African cities are expected to grow the fastest.
“Oxford Economics’ data and forecasts form the backbone of our demand models. The global consistency and granular detail available in their expansive dataset allows us to focus on the variables most relevant to our business.”
Resources and Events
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Africa Climate change: adaptation and mitigation
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