GDP Per Capita for Africa for 1980
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to recent data from the World Bank, in 1980, the 3 African countries with the top 3 highest GDP (Gross Domestic Product) Per Capita were:

  1. Gabon: US$ 5,892.1
  2. South Africa: US$ 2,905.81
  3. Seychelles: US$ 2,329.35

On the other hand, the 3 African countries with the 3 lowest GDP Per Capita in 1980 were:

  1. Somalia: US$ 96.1
  2. Uganda: US$ 100.03
  3. Guinea-Bissau: US$ 141.56

Use the interactive visualization and table below to explore this data for each African country for the year 1980. 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 1980.

Data Source: World Bank.
GDP Per Capita for Africa for 1980 (US$)
See also the GDP Per Capita of Africa for other years:
Table of GDP Per Capita for Africa for 1980
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Country GDP Per Capita (US$)
Algeria 2,203.05
Angola 711.41
Benin 378.04
Botswana 1,181.61
Burkina Faso 282.69
Burundi 221.23
Cape Verde 501.14
Cameroon 774.19
Republic of Congo 959.43
Ivory Coast 1,266.62
Democratic Republic of the Congo 546.11
Central African Republic 362.4
Chad 228.82
Egypt 500.36
Equatorial Guinea 202.63
Eswatini 922
Gabon 5,892.1
Gambia 378.31
Ghana 402.06
Guinea-Bissau 141.56
Kenya 442.54
Lesotho 322
Madagascar 596.78
Malawi 198.01
Mali 248.19
Mauritania 680.19
Mauritius 1,171.58
Morocco 1,078.84
Zambia 654.41
Zimbabwe 901.5
Uganda 100.03
Tunisia 1,371.84
Togo 417.67
Sudan 392.42
Somalia 96.1
South Africa 2,905.81
Sierra Leone 324.83
Senegal 807.81
Rwanda 243.49
Niger 418.86
Nigeria 874.4
Namibia 2,289.92
Comoros 689.4
Seychelles 2,329.35

GDP Per Capita of African Countries

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