Income and Expenditure: Côte d’Ivoire

August 2022

Cote d’Ivoire is expected to be one of the fastest growing economies globally through to 2040, leading to one of the highest increases in disposable income levels regionally. Increasing digitalisation, structural reforms and rapid urbanisation are anticipated to support economic development and provide more employment opportunities. However, rising inflation globally, huge income inequality and poverty present risks to the development of the consumer market over the forecast period.

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Income and Expenditure: Côte d’Ivoire


Consumer Income
One of the fastest growing income levels in Middle East and Africa
Social Classes/Inequality
The lowest income class to register the fastest expansion over the forecast period
Consumer Expenditure
Subsidies and price controls to address rising inflation
Wealth and Wealthy Consumers
Limited opportunities for the high-value market
Chart 1 Annual Gross Income Distribution by Age in Côte d’Ivoire: 2021
Chart 2 Distribution of Income in Côte d’Ivoire: Key Metrics 2021-2040
Chart 3 Gross Income Growth Index in Côte d’Ivoire 2021-2040
Chart 4 Average Gross Income by Age in Côte d’Ivoire: 2021-2040
Chart 5 Population by Income Brackets in 2040
Chart 6 Gini Index 2021/2040
Chart 7 Households by Disposable Income (PPP) over 2021-2040
Chart 8 Overview of Côte d’Ivoire’s Social Classes
Chart 9 Social Class E by Age: 2021/2040
Chart 10 Consumer Market and Spending in Côte d’Ivoire: Key Metrics 2040
Chart 11 Consumer Expenditure in Top Regions: Size in 2040 and Growth over 2016-2040
Chart 12 Urban/Rural Consumer Expenditure in 2040
Chart 13 Households Expenditure in 2021
Chart 14 Consumer Spending by Category in Côte d’Ivoire 2021-2040: USD per Household
Chart 15 Index of Consumer Prices in Côte d’Ivoire over 2010-2021
Chart 16 Households Expenditure by Category in Côte d’Ivoire: 2040

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