GDP Per Capita for Africa for 1987
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to recent data from the World Bank, in 1987, the 3 African countries with the top 3 highest GDP (Gross Domestic Product) Per Capita were:

  1. Gabon: US$ 3,755.47
  2. Seychelles: US$ 3,638.99
  3. Algeria: US$ 2,807.5

On the other hand, the 3 African countries with the 3 lowest GDP Per Capita in 1987 were:

  1. Malawi: US$ 145.32
  2. Somalia: US$ 147.15
  3. Sierra Leone: US$ 173.67

Use the interactive visualization and table below to explore this data for each African country for the year 1987. 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 1987.

Data Source: World Bank.
GDP Per Capita for Africa for 1987 (US$)
See also the GDP Per Capita of Africa for other years:
Table of GDP Per Capita for Africa for 1987
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Country GDP Per Capita (US$)
Algeria 2,807.5
Angola 756.77
Benin 344.5
Botswana 1,701.68
Burkina Faso 291.13
Burundi 225.07
Cape Verde 732.56
Cameroon 1,216.06
Republic of Congo 1,058.23
Ivory Coast 942.93
Democratic Republic of the Congo 243.01
Djibouti 761.46
Central African Republic 453.75
Chad 214.94
Egypt 778.12
Equatorial Guinea 243.74
Eswatini 780.27
Ethiopia 242.96
Gabon 3,755.47
Gambia 265.49
Ghana 374.47
Guinea 351.91
Guinea-Bissau 190.45
Kenya 372.78
Lesotho 252.3
Madagascar 301.74
Malawi 145.32
Mali 259.31
Mauritania 715.34
Mauritius 1,815.35
Morocco 920.59
Zambia 307.87
Zimbabwe 707.58
Uganda 401.56
Tunisia 1,259.14
Togo 359.79
Sudan 849.61
Somalia 147.15
South Africa 2,582.5
Sierra Leone 173.67
Senegal 943.51
Rwanda 318.21
Niger 304.68
Nigeria 598.27
Namibia 1,787.47
Comoros 896.13
Seychelles 3,638.99

GDP Per Capita of African Countries

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