GDP Per Capita for Africa for 1981
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to recent data from the World Bank, in 1981, the 3 African countries with the top 3 highest GDP (Gross Domestic Product) Per Capita were:

  1. Gabon: US$ 5,186.38
  2. South Africa: US$ 2,913.24
  3. Seychelles: US$ 2,419.03

On the other hand, the 3 African countries with the 3 lowest GDP Per Capita in 1981 were:

  1. Uganda: US$ 104.27
  2. Somalia: US$ 107.37
  3. Equatorial Guinea: US$ 138.94

Use the interactive visualization and table below to explore this data for each African country for the year 1981. 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 1981.

Data Source: World Bank.
GDP Per Capita for Africa for 1981 (US$)
See also the GDP Per Capita of Africa for other years:
Table of GDP Per Capita for Africa for 1981
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Country GDP Per Capita (US$)
Algeria 2,237.09
Angola 642.77
Benin 337.98
Botswana 1,154.18
Burkina Faso 254.23
Burundi 227.13
Cape Verde 483.13
Cameroon 743.76
Republic of Congo 1,088.98
Ivory Coast 1,004.63
Democratic Republic of the Congo 463.67
Central African Republic 306.83
Chad 190.11
Egypt 498.56
Equatorial Guinea 138.94
Eswatini 938.18
Ethiopia 203.56
Gabon 5,186.38
Gambia 332.68
Ghana 372.08
Guinea-Bissau 194.93
Kenya 401.7
Lesotho 315.13
Madagascar 530.5
Malawi 193.02
Mali 212.72
Mauritania 696.82
Mauritius 1,165.16
Morocco 861.8
Zambia 639.54
Zimbabwe 1,043.75
Uganda 104.27
Tunisia 1,286.55
Togo 342.19
Sudan 509.13
Somalia 107.37
South Africa 2,913.24
Sierra Leone 321.82
Senegal 713.52
Rwanda 264.03
Niger 352.21
Nigeria 2,180.2
Namibia 2,081.39
Comoros 618.2
Seychelles 2,419.03

GDP Per Capita of African Countries

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