Skip to main content

Table 2 Manufacturing firms by ISIC

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

ISIC Industry name Frequency Percent
15 Manufacture of leather and related products 1733 27.08
16 Manufacture of wood and of products of wood and cork, except furniture; manufacture of articles of straw and plaiting material 15 0.23
17 Manufacture of paper and paper products 312 4.88
18 Printing and reproduction of recorded media 705 11.02
19 Manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products 192 3
20 Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products 282 4.41
21 Manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations 98 1.53
22 Manufacture of rubber and plastics products 521 8.14
23 Manufacture of other non-metallic mineral products 37 0.58
24 Manufacture of basic metals 427 6.67
25 Manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment 370 5.78
26 Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products 595 9.3
27 Manufacture of electrical equipment 161 2.52
28 Manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c. 625 9.77
29 Manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers 171 2.67
30 Manufacture of other transport equipment 3 0.05
31 Manufacture of furniture 120 1.88
32 Other manufacturing 11 0.17
33 Manufacture of leather and related products 22 0.34
  Total 6400 100
  1. Source: Authors’ own computation based on WBES, 2018