GDP Per Capita for Africa for 1962
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to recent data from the World Bank, in 1962, the 3 African countries with the top 3 highest GDP (Gross Domestic Product) Per Capita were:

  1. South Africa: US$ 473.01
  2. Gabon: US$ 357.52
  3. Senegal: US$ 320.5

On the other hand, the 3 African countries with the 3 lowest GDP Per Capita in 1962 were:

  1. Equatorial Guinea: US$ 34.79
  2. Rwanda: US$ 40.94
  3. Malawi: US$ 47.7

Use the interactive visualization and table below to explore this data for each African country for the year 1962. 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 1962.

Data Source: World Bank.
GDP Per Capita for Africa for 1962 (US$)
See also the GDP Per Capita of Africa for other years:
Table of GDP Per Capita for Africa for 1962
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Country GDP Per Capita (US$)
Algeria 172.24
Benin 94.46
Botswana 68.05
Burkina Faso 76.52
Burundi 73.44
Cameroon 128.6
Republic of Congo 155.74
Ivory Coast 171.13
Democratic Republic of the Congo 235.63
Central African Republic 80.21
Chad 114.58
Equatorial Guinea 34.79
Eswatini 131.16
Gabon 357.52
Ghana 195.49
Kenya 100.39
Lesotho 48.16
Madagascar 138.12
Malawi 47.7
Mauritania 182.18
Morocco 181.18
Zambia 212.58
Zimbabwe 276.69
Uganda 62.23
Togo 81.99
Sudan 140.73
Somalia 70.81
South Africa 473.01
Sierra Leone 143.47
Senegal 320.5
Rwanda 40.94
Niger 148.19
Nigeria 104.39
Seychelles 287.05

GDP Per Capita of African Countries

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