The world in numbers

Urbanisation, volatile oil prices and mixed economic fortunes are among the external forces shaping the real estate trends across the globe. Janie Manzoori-Stamford looks at the numbers

Continent overview






29.6 yrs

Urban population Rural population Projected gDp growth rate in Fastest-growing economy: Ivory Coast Total wealth of ultra high net worth individuals Population growth rate per hour of Fastest-growing city: Lagos, Nigeria Median age of population


Investment data

Total H1 2015 Total H1 2016 % change YOY
Capital market flow total $605.8bn $532.4bn -12.1%
Domestic investment $434.0bn $422.3bn -8.5%
Cross-border investment $171.8bn $110.1bn -35.9%

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