GDP Per Capita for Africa for 1971
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to recent data from the World Bank, in 1971, the 3 African countries with the top 3 highest GDP (Gross Domestic Product) Per Capita were:

  1. South Africa: US$ 897.13
  2. Gabon: US$ 635.5
  3. Seychelles: US$ 401.61

On the other hand, the 3 African countries with the 3 lowest GDP Per Capita in 1971 were:

  1. Rwanda: US$ 57.59
  2. Mali: US$ 65.39
  3. Burundi: US$ 71.63

Use the interactive visualization and table below to explore this data for each African country for the year 1971. 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 1971.

Data Source: World Bank.
GDP Per Capita for Africa for 1971 (US$)
See also the GDP Per Capita of Africa for other years:
Table of GDP Per Capita for Africa for 1971
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Country GDP Per Capita (US$)
Algeria 341.39
Benin 112.57
Botswana 197.19
Burkina Faso 84.29
Burundi 71.63
Cameroon 184.9
Republic of Congo 235.84
Ivory Coast 297.28
Democratic Republic of the Congo 272.07
Central African Republic 109.45
Chad 134.69
Egypt 243.81
Equatorial Guinea 217.32
Eswatini 307.37
Gabon 635.5
Gambia 116.56
Ghana 269.37
Guinea-Bissau 109.33
Kenya 151.83
Lesotho 72.66
Madagascar 177.5
Malawi 75.66
Mali 65.39
Mauritania 283.98
Morocco 265.21
Zambia 390.58
Zimbabwe 397.8
Uganda 146.59
Tunisia 325.57
Togo 131.1
Sudan 187.08
Somalia 95.35
South Africa 897.13
Sierra Leone 149.91
Senegal 305.31
Rwanda 57.59
Niger 149.54
Nigeria 160.25
Seychelles 401.61

GDP Per Capita of African Countries

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