GDP Per Capita for Africa for 1970
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to recent data from the World Bank, in 1970, the 3 African countries with the top 3 highest GDP (Gross Domestic Product) Per Capita were:

  1. South Africa: US$ 834.55
  2. Gabon: US$ 549.45
  3. Zambia: US$ 436.77

On the other hand, the 3 African countries with the 3 lowest GDP Per Capita in 1970 were:

  1. Rwanda: US$ 58.53
  2. Mali: US$ 60.48
  3. Malawi: US$ 61.77

Use the interactive visualization and table below to explore this data for each African country for the year 1970. 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 1970.

Data Source: World Bank.
GDP Per Capita for Africa for 1970 (US$)
See also the GDP Per Capita of Africa for other years:
Table of GDP Per Capita for Africa for 1970
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Country GDP Per Capita (US$)
Algeria 336.23
Benin 114.56
Botswana 153.33
Burkina Faso 81.5
Burundi 69.77
Cameroon 176.57
Republic of Congo 207.22
Ivory Coast 285.27
Democratic Republic of the Congo 243.75
Central African Republic 104.41
Chad 128.79
Egypt 233.01
Equatorial Guinea 218.21
Eswatini 260.03
Gabon 549.45
Gambia 112.61
Ghana 253.57
Guinea-Bissau 111.69
Kenya 141.88
Lesotho 66.81
Madagascar 169.07
Malawi 61.77
Mali 60.48
Mauritania 269.8
Morocco 246.02
Zambia 436.77
Zimbabwe 356.23
Uganda 133.97
Tunisia 284.22
Togo 120.05
Sudan 176.95
Somalia 93.66
South Africa 834.55
Sierra Leone 158.26
Senegal 304.73
Rwanda 58.53
Niger 144.09
Nigeria 224.1
Seychelles 343.88

GDP Per Capita of African Countries

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