Logistics performance index: Quality of trade and transport-related infrastructure (1=low to 5=high) - Country Ranking - Africa

Definition: Data are from Logistics Performance Index surveys conducted by the World Bank in partnership with academic and international institutions and private companies and individuals engaged in international logistics. 2009 round of surveys covered more than 5,000 country assessments by nearly 1,000 international freight forwarders. Respondents evaluate eight markets on six core dimensions on a scale from 1 (worst) to 5 (best). The markets are chosen based on the most important export and import markets of the respondent's country, random selection, and, for landlocked countries, neighboring countries that connect them with international markets. Details of the survey methodology are in Arvis and others' Connecting to Compete 2010: Trade Logistics in the Global Economy (2010). Respondents evaluated the quality of trade and transport related infrastructure (e.g. ports, railroads, roads, information technology), on a rating ranging from 1 (very low) to 5 (very high). Scores are averaged across all respondents.

Source: World Bank and Turku School of Economics, Logistic Performance Index Surveys. Data are available online at : http://www.worldbank.org/lpi. Summary results are published in Arvis and others' Connecting to Compete: Trade Logistics in the Global Economy, The

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Rank Country Value Year
1 South Africa 3.78 2016
2 Kenya 3.21 2016
3 Egypt 3.07 2016
4 Malawi 3.04 2014
5 Botswana 2.96 2016
6 Tanzania 2.81 2016
7 Namibia 2.76 2016
8 Uganda 2.74 2016
9 Burkina Faso 2.67 2016
10 Rwanda 2.62 2016
11 Congo 2.60 2016
12 Algeria 2.58 2016
13 Mauritius 2.50 2014
14 Central African Republic 2.50 2014
15 Ghana 2.48 2016
16 Côte d'Ivoire 2.46 2016
17 Morocco 2.46 2016
18 Tunisia 2.44 2016
19 Nigeria 2.40 2016
20 Benin 2.39 2016
21 Comoros 2.36 2016
22 Mali 2.30 2016
23 Djibouti 2.30 2016
24 Zambia 2.26 2016
25 Mozambique 2.24 2016
26 Togo 2.24 2016
27 Senegal 2.23 2016
28 Niger 2.22 2016
29 Zimbabwe 2.21 2016
30 Cameroon 2.21 2016
31 Sudan 2.20 2016
32 Angola 2.13 2016
33 Madagascar 2.12 2016
34 São Tomé and Principe 2.12 2016
35 Ethiopia 2.12 2016
36 Chad 2.07 2016
37 Sierra Leone 2.07 2016
38 Eritrea 2.06 2016
39 Gabon 2.05 2016
40 Libya 2.04 2016
41 Liberia 2.01 2016
42 Guinea 2.01 2016
43 Dem. Rep. Congo 2.01 2016
44 The Gambia 2.00 2014
45 Burundi 1.98 2016
46 Lesotho 1.96 2016
47 Guinea-Bissau 1.91 2016
48 Somalia 1.57 2016
49 Mauritania 1.54 2016
50 Equatorial Guinea 1.50 2016

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Aggregation method: Unweighted average

Periodicity: Annual