According to Statista, about 480 million Africans currently have access to mobile internet, who must buy data either on a daily, weekly or monthly basis.
Interestingly, these people do not all pay the same prices for the service, as you will see shortly.
See countries with most expensive data prices in Africa below.
- Equatorial Guinea: This country currently has the most expensive price of mobile data, with one gigabyte costing as much as $49.67.
- Sao Tome and Principe: Here, one gigabyte data would cost you $30.97.
- Malawi: Malawians pay the third most expensive price of mobile data in Africa at $25.46 per gigabyte.
- Chad: This Sahelian African country has the fourth most expensive price of mobile data at $23.33.
- Namibia: People in Namibia spend an average of $22.37 to buy one gigabyte data.
- Central African Republic: In CAR, the average price for one gigabyte data is $9.03.
- Seychelles: This island African country comes in at number seven with an average price of $8.64 per gigabyte data.
- Gambia: The average price for one gigabyte data in Gambia is $5.86.
- Mauritania: The average price for one gigabyte data is in this West African country is $5.56.
- Madagascar: In this country, the average price for one gigabyte data is $5:14.