Chris Hubbard

@chriswhubbard Market Strategy

July 31, 2014

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19 Awesome Infographics About Africa That Will Educate And Surprise You

Theres a lot to learn about the second largest continent on this earth. These 19 infographics will get you started.

As getchee prepares to launch getchee Africa, we thought it would be nice to do an educational post on the second largest continent on earth, and what better way to do that then with a series of well designed infographics. From Electricity to languages these 19 infographics will fill your brain with everything Africa.

1 – Traveling in Africa

A series of infographics by Jeff Tyser and Kerryn-lee Maggs who traveled through 7 countries in Africa for over 150 days. The complete series of 6 infographics can be found on their blog.


2 – The quest to power Africa

An infographic that shows electricity use and access across the continent.


3 – Africa in perspective

A simple infographic that places many other large countries within a map of Africa, in order to illustrate just how large the continent of Africa really is.


4 – Internet in Africa

This infographic shows internet use in Africa as well as many other statistics on web and mobile use.


5 – Largest populations in Africa

An infographic that looks at Africa’s largest nations


6 – Mobile payments in Africa

An infographic that looks at the percentage of mobile phone users in Africa who regularly make or receive payments on their phones.


7 – Population density in Africa

An infographic that uses heat maps to show population density across the continent


8 – Africa’s mineral wealth

Infographic showing Africa’s mineral wealth country by country


9 – CO2 emissions in Africa

Infographic showing African CO2 emmissions


10 – African countries by GDP

Inforgraphic showing GDP comparisons of Countries in Africa



11 – How Africa Tweets

Infographic showing the Twitter habits across Africa


12 – Africa, the next cashless continent

An infographic showing how Africa is moving to a cashless based economy.


13 – Quality of life in Africa

An inforgraphic that show quality of life in Africa by region, using wealth, age, and HIV rates as key indicators


14 – Woman of Africa

An infographic that visualizes the state of woman in Africa


15 – What you didn’t know about Africa

An infographic filled with little known facts about Africa


16 – The rise of sub-saharan Africa

An infographic showing how the continent of Africa has changed since 2005


17 – Leading oil exporting countries in africa and the middle east

An inforgraphic showing the leading oil-exporting countries in Africa and the Middle East.



18 – Top Exports in Africa

An infographic visualizing the top exports country by country across Africa



19 – Business languages in Africa

An infographic showing the top business languages in Africa


Chris Hubbard is a Digital Marketing Strategist in Asia,
with a background in corporate creative direction and Branding.
Follow him on Twitter @chriswhubbard

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  • Chris

    These are great! Can you do more and can we use them in materials we are using to promote partnerships on Africa.

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  • Bayo Orims

    Hi there,
    Thanks for the amazing infographics. They are well done and very well put together. I was wondering if there is a new version. I would like to reference some of your graphs on my website.