GDP Per Capita for Africa for 1985
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to recent data from the World Bank, in 1985, the 3 African countries with the top 3 highest GDP (Gross Domestic Product) Per Capita were:

  1. Gabon: US$ 4,038.07
  2. Seychelles: US$ 2,588.55
  3. Algeria: US$ 2,582.88

On the other hand, the 3 African countries with the 3 lowest GDP Per Capita in 1985 were:

  1. Somalia: US$ 131.82
  2. Malawi: US$ 155.66
  3. Guinea-Bissau: US$ 164.94

Use the interactive visualization and table below to explore this data for each African country for the year 1985. 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 1985.

Data Source: World Bank.
GDP Per Capita for Africa for 1985 (US$)
See also the GDP Per Capita of Africa for other years:
Table of GDP Per Capita for Africa for 1985
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Country GDP Per Capita (US$)
Algeria 2,582.88
Angola 758.75
Benin 244.41
Botswana 1,042.24
Burkina Faso 200.89
Burundi 242.06
Cape Verde 441.91
Cameroon 848.47
Republic of Congo 1,051.87
Ivory Coast 703.52
Democratic Republic of the Congo 240.79
Djibouti 801.18
Central African Republic 340.2
Chad 202.75
Egypt 792.82
Equatorial Guinea 176.42
Eswatini 515.07
Ethiopia 233.22
Gabon 4,038.07
Gambia 298.66
Ghana 352.35
Guinea-Bissau 164.94
Kenya 308.65
Lesotho 176.02
Madagascar 377.86
Malawi 155.66
Mali 177.76
Mauritania 567.25
Mauritius 1,054.47
Morocco 660.95
Zambia 329.51
Zimbabwe 635.01
Uganda 241.75
Tunisia 1,147.43
Togo 234.36
Sudan 552.98
Somalia 131.82
South Africa 1,807.98
Sierra Leone 225.18
Senegal 590.13
Rwanda 279.11
Niger 208.3
Nigeria 882.52
Namibia 1,342.25
Comoros 553.63
Seychelles 2,588.55

GDP Per Capita of African Countries

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