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Table 1 Number of firms by country

From: Innovation and employment growth: evidence from manufacturing firms in Africa

Country Year of survey Frequency Percent
Ethiopia 2015 348 5.44
Burundi 2014 59 0.92
Uganda 2013 316 4.94
Tanzania 2013 317 4.95
Rwanda 2011 74 1.16
Kenya 2013 376 5.88
DRC 2013 184 2.88
Djibouti 2013 49 0.77
Egypt 2016 1130 17.66
Cameroon 2016 88 1.38
Central African Republic 2011 34 0.53
Ivory Coast 2016 97 1.52
Ghana 2013 339 5.3
Guinea 2016 20 0.31
Tunisia 2013 312 4.88
Zambia 2013 309 4.83
Sudan 2014 82 1.28
Swaziland 2016 65 1.02
Lesotho 2016 69 1.08
Malawi 2014 178 2.78
Mauritania 2014 50 0.78
Mali 2016 93 1.45
Morocco 2013 177 2.77
Namibia 2014 132 2.06
Senegal 2014 242 3.78
Nigeria 2014 1226 19.16
Niger 2017 34 0.53
Total   6400 100
  1. Source: Authors’ own computation based on WBES, 2018