GDP Per Capita for Africa for 1960
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to recent data from the World Bank, in 1960, the 3 African countries with the top 3 highest GDP (Gross Domestic Product) Per Capita were:

  1. South Africa: US$ 443.01
  2. Senegal: US$ 312.99
  3. Seychelles: US$ 288.06

On the other hand, the 3 African countries with the 3 lowest GDP Per Capita in 1960 were:

  1. Rwanda: US$ 40.54
  2. Lesotho: US$ 41.3
  3. Malawi: US$ 44.52

Use the interactive visualization and table below to explore this data for each African country for the year 1960. You can also see links at the bottom of this page to see the historical GDP Per Capita information for each African country.

The World Bank defines GDP (Gross Domestic Product) Per Capita as "the gross domestic product divided by midyear population" .

See also: GDP of Africa in 1960.

Data Source: World Bank.
GDP Per Capita for Africa for 1960 (US$)
See also the GDP Per Capita of Africa for other years:
Table of GDP Per Capita for Africa for 1960
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Country GDP Per Capita (US$)
Algeria 246.3
Benin 93.02
Botswana 60.49
Burkina Faso 68.43
Burundi 70.05
Cameroon 118.64
Republic of Congo 129.37
Ivory Coast 155.9
Democratic Republic of the Congo 220.31
Central African Republic 74.69
Chad 104.47
Eswatini 104.21
Gabon 282.42
Ghana 183.45
Kenya 97.45
Lesotho 41.3
Madagascar 131.99
Malawi 44.52
Morocco 164.8
Zambia 232.19
Zimbabwe 278.81
Uganda 62.51
Togo 76.64
Sudan 125.86
Somalia 65.48
South Africa 443.01
Sierra Leone 138.94
Senegal 312.99
Rwanda 40.54
Niger 132.65
Nigeria 92.96
Seychelles 288.06

GDP Per Capita of African Countries

Use the links below to see the historical GDP Per Capita for each African country.