The most prosperous African countries

Ranking of the most prosperous African countries:
1-South Africa
2-Botswana
3-Morocco
4-Namibia
5-Algeria
6-Tunisia
7-Senegal
8-Rwanda
9-Ghana
10- Burkina Faso
11-Kenya
12-Benin
13 Egypt
14-Mali
15-Zambia
16-Niger
17-Uganda
18-Cameroon
19-Tanzania
20-Ivory Coast
21-Mozambique
22-Djibouti
23-Mauritania
24 Malawi
25-Sierra Leone
26-Nigeria
27-Ethiopia
28-Republic of the Congo
29-Zimbabwe
30-Togo
Guinea-31
32-Liberia
33-Angola
34 Sudan
35-RD Congo
36-Burundi
37-Chad
38-Central

Based on 89 factors grouped into eight main categories: economics, presence of entrepreneurial opportunities, governance, education, health, security, personal freedom and social capital.

Source: "Africa Prosperity Report 2016" by Legatum Institute, 2016

Legatum Institute points out that Rwanda has made the biggest progress compared to the previous edition of the classification thanks in particular to the reforms launched in the field of strengthening the rule of law and the fight against corruption.

Senegal and Burkina Faso also made good progress as a result of improved performance in the areas of personal freedom and governance.