The Africa Economic Development Institute Data Center is a free service that provides important macroeconomic figures of Africa to be used for economic research purposes. Launched in March 2009, the Africa Economic Development Institute Data Center specializes in providing high-quality databases and has built its reputation in the economic and financial information service industry on accuracy, service and comprehensiveness. Today, we are the instrument of choice for economic research on Africa and the emerging markets by economists around the globe.
The Data Center includes 296 series for 42 African countries from 1980 to 2010. The series is grouped under six categories - Gross Domestic Product, Fiscal and Monetary Indicators, Demographics and Income, Foreign Payments, External Debt Stock, External Debt Service, and External Trade. The resulting time series data is ideal for trend monitoring, in-depth analysis and economic forecasting.