This infographic on the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA or ECA) presents, at a glance, basic information you need to know. UNECA is integrated by 54 Member States. Eight of them are also members of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA).
Two countries are high-income economies, six are upper-middle-income economies, 23 are low-middle-income economies, while 23 are low-income economies. For the Human Development Index, one country is part of the very-high group level, eight have a high human development level, 14 are at the medium human development group and 30 have low human development levels. Somalia is one of the States not included in the UNDP Human Development Index due to a lack of national data.
According to the UN Statistical standard M-49 it can be divided into Northern and Sub-Saharan Africa, while the last is subdivided into Eastern Africa, Middle Africa, Southern Africa and Western Africa.