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Members of the COMESA:
Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa


The COMESA is a trade agreement of currently 21 countries mainly located in Eastern Africa and in Northern Africa.

All member states comprise a total area of 11.78 million km² and about 612.33 million people. This is 7.8% of the habitable area around the world and 7.8% of the world population. With an economic output of 961.27 billion US dollars annually, they represent around 1.0 percent of the global economy. The value of all exported goods of these 21 countries was 158.74 billion US dollars per year at last count.

Official website: https://www.comesa.int/
Map of member countries: COMESA - Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa
CountryCommencementPopulationAreaGDP
Burundi198112.26 M28,000 km²2.90 bn US$
Comoros19810.89 M1,861 km²1.33 bn US$
Congo (Dem. Republic)198192.38 M2,345,000 km²53.96 bn US$
Djibouti19811.00 M23,000 km²3.37 bn US$
Egypt1999104.26 M1,001,000 km²404.14 bn US$
Eritrea19943.50 M118,000 km² 
Eswatini19811.17 M17,000 km²4.94 bn US$
Ethiopia1981117.88 M1,104,000 km²111.27 bn US$
Kenya198154.99 M580,000 km²110.35 bn US$
Libya20056.96 M1,760,000 km²41.88 bn US$
Madagascar198128.43 M587,000 km²14.64 bn US$
Malawi198119.65 M118,000 km²12.63 bn US$
Mauritius19811.27 M2,040 km²11.16 bn US$
Rwanda198113.28 M26,000 km²11.07 bn US$
Seychelles20010.10 M460 km²1.32 bn US$
Somalia201816.36 M638,000 km²7.29 bn US$
Sudan198144.91 M1,879,000 km²34.33 bn US$
Tunisia201811.94 M164,000 km²46.84 bn US$
Uganda198147.12 M242,000 km²40.43 bn US$
Zambia198118.92 M753,000 km²21.20 bn US$
Zimbabwe198115.09 M391,000 km²26.22 bn US$

Former member countries

CountryExitPopulationAreaGDP
Angola200733.93 M1,247,000 km²72.55 bn US$
Lesotho19972.16 M30,000 km²2.52 bn US$
Mozambique199732.16 M786,000 km²16.10 bn US$
Namibia20042.59 M824,000 km²12.24 bn US$
Tanzania200061.50 M947,000 km²67.78 bn US$