Top 10 Best African Countries to Live in as a Woman

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South Africa, Tanzania and Ghana ranked top among the 10 best countries in Africa to live in as a woman, while Nigeria was ranked the 9th best African Countries to Live in as a Woman.

Top 10 Best African Countries to Live in as a Woman

South Africa, Tanzania and Ghana ranked top among the 10 best countries in Africa to live in as a woman, while Nigeria was ranked the 9th best African Countries to Live in as a Woman, according to a 2018 ranking from US News & World Report.

Ahead of International Women’s Day last March, the media organisation surveyed more than 9,000 women as part of its wider Best Countries ranking in order to determine which of 80 countries around the globe are the best for women to live in.

The full 2018 Best Countries List surveyed 21,000 business leaders, informed elites, and general citizens to discover how 80 countries are perceived on a global scale for a range of criteria, from economic influence to citizenship and quality of life.

The Best Countries for women were given a score out 10 on these five attributes: Human rights, gender quality, income equality, progress, and safety..

Scroll down to see the 21 best countries in the world to live in if you’re a woman, ranked in ascending order.

These are the 10 best African countries to live in if you’re a woman:

country Africa rank World rank
South Africa 1 44
Tanzania 2 58
Ghana 3 60
Angola 4 63
Kenya 5 65
Morocco 6 69
Tunisia 7 72
Algeria 8 75
Nigeria 9 75
Egypt 1, 78



Uzonna Anele
Anele is a web developer and a Pan-Africanist who believes bad leadership is the only thing keeping Africa from taking its rightful place in the modern world.

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