Africa Development Data Explorer (ADDaX)

Timely, definitive development and economic intelligence data on Africa

The fastest and most accurate resource for reference data from Africa is now available, collated from multiple sources to provide researchers with an unparalleled reference source of all 54 African economies. Documents are standardized into the database’s easy-to-use format, and where necessary, translated. The process and production team of ADDaX maintains close relationships with software and data partners to ensure that its reference data is the most up-to-date. Researchers can view, search, and compare local, regional, and international data, providing valuable insights into African economic, political, social and development questions.

Africa Development Data Explorer

Three powerful and intuitive search features of ADDaX deliver results and data, fast!

Country Profiles—50,000+ Indicators

Researchers have direct access to a rich, quantifiable means of monitoring social development across the entire African continent. Many sectors are covered, including education, trade, banking, and physical infrastructure as well as industries, urbanization, and quality of life.

Data Hub—26.5+ Million Records

Display data visually using sophisticated charting functionality; query each of the available datasets individually, produce time series analysis, download customized reports based on country or topic of interest, and easily compare and contrast multiple sets of data.

Sector Focus—54 African Countries

Dive into Africa’s economy with full access to sector data; local sources are supplemented by carefully selected international sources to provide the highest data quality.

Key Features and Benefits

  • Reveal valuable insights into politics and development questions with the only resource that collects data from local and regional African sources as well as international sources
    • International, intergovernmental, multilateral and supranational
    • African regional and African local
    • Trade organizations, government departments, agencies & NGOs
    • African central banks, African Country Ministries of Finance, & National Office of Statistics
  • Leveraged accredited data, reported as published by the source, from as far back as records allow
  • Much of the data is only available in ADDaX, manually keyed and quality controlled
  • Sophisticated charting functionality
    • Exportable data and graphic reporting tools
    • Automated comparison tools and charts
  • Updated daily as per sources, with more than 26 million records to date
  • Dedicated support

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