GDP Per Capita for Africa for 1974
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to recent data from the World Bank, in 1974, the 3 African countries with the top 3 highest GDP (Gross Domestic Product) Per Capita were:

  1. Gabon: US$ 2,432.84
  2. South Africa: US$ 1,499.14
  3. Algeria: US$ 818.01

On the other hand, the 3 African countries with the 3 lowest GDP Per Capita in 1974 were:

  1. Rwanda: US$ 72.89
  2. Mali: US$ 84.6
  3. Burundi: US$ 94.69

Use the interactive visualization and table below to explore this data for each African country for the year 1974. 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 1974.

Data Source: World Bank.
GDP Per Capita for Africa for 1974 (US$)
See also the GDP Per Capita of Africa for other years:
Table of GDP Per Capita for Africa for 1974
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Country GDP Per Capita (US$)
Algeria 818.01
Benin 174.01
Botswana 428.2
Burkina Faso 124.36
Burundi 94.69
Cameroon 297.69
Republic of Congo 392.32
Ivory Coast 501.55
Democratic Republic of the Congo 430.7
Central African Republic 146.23
Chad 163.14
Egypt 244.75
Equatorial Guinea 354.3
Eswatini 545.26
Gabon 2,432.84
Gambia 183.08
Ghana 296.89
Guinea-Bissau 130.37
Kenya 227.11
Lesotho 133.42
Madagascar 261.04
Malawi 104.8
Mali 84.6
Mauritania 474.52
Morocco 439.01
Zambia 653.28
Zimbabwe 654.41
Uganda 200.91
Tunisia 641.1
Togo 237.81
Sudan 294.99
Somalia 128.7
South Africa 1,499.14
Sierra Leone 218.08
Senegal 437.62
Rwanda 72.89
Niger 203.57
Nigeria 402.85
Seychelles 744.51

GDP Per Capita of African Countries

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