Trends in Africa

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# Empirical View

# Education

# Mean years of schooling in Africa, 1950 and 2010 – Max Roser1

Mean-Years-of-Schooling-in-Africa-1950-and-2010

# Literacy rate in Africa by age group – Max Roser2

Literacy-of-Old-and-Yound-in-Africa

# Economic Growth

# Poverty rate and GDP per capita in Sub-Saharan Africa, 1970-2006 – Pinkovskiy & Sala-i-Martin (2010)3

Poverty Rate and GDP per Capita in Sub-Saharan Africa, 1970-2006 – Pinkovskiy & Sala-i-Martin (2010)0

# Real annual GDP growth: before and after the onset of African growth in 1996 – Max Roser4

Real-GDP-per-Capita-Growth-in-Africa-1980to1995-and-1996to2013

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# Health

# Child mortality in Africa, 1990 and 2012 – Max Roser 5
Africa-Child-Mortality-in-1990-and-2012_Max-Roser

# Food Supply

# Food supply (kcal per capita per day) in Africa, 1961 and 2009 – Max Roser6

Africa-Food-Provision-kcal-per-capita-in-1961-and-2009_Max-Roser

# Political Regimes

# Colonial Africa, 1912 – World Development Report (2009)7

Colonial Africa in 1912 – World Development Report (2009)0

# Political regimes in Africa, 1985 and 2012 – Max Roser8

Political-Regimes-in-Africa-in-1985-and-2012_Max-Roser

# Population Growth

# Population density in Africa, 1950, 2014 and 2100 – Max Roser9

Africa-Population-Density-1950-2014-and-2100