GDP Per Capita for Africa for 1988
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to recent data from the World Bank, in 1988, the 3 African countries with the top 3 highest GDP (Gross Domestic Product) Per Capita were:

  1. Gabon: US$ 4,267.81
  2. Seychelles: US$ 4,128.12
  3. South Africa: US$ 2,711.52

On the other hand, the 3 African countries with the 3 lowest GDP Per Capita in 1988 were:

  1. Somalia: US$ 148.22
  2. Malawi: US$ 159.78
  3. Guinea-Bissau: US$ 176.26

Use the interactive visualization and table below to explore this data for each African country for the year 1988. 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 1988.

Data Source: World Bank.
GDP Per Capita for Africa for 1988 (US$)
See also the GDP Per Capita of Africa for other years:
Table of GDP Per Capita for Africa for 1988
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Country GDP Per Capita (US$)
Algeria 2,417.38
Angola 792.83
Benin 346.74
Botswana 2,203.65
Burkina Faso 313.06
Burundi 209.42
Cape Verde 811.4
Cameroon 1,104.79
Republic of Congo 991.52
Ivory Coast 924.33
Democratic Republic of the Congo 273.13
Djibouti 748.2
Central African Republic 469.53
Chad 265.24
Egypt 655.07
Equatorial Guinea 254.54
Eswatini 894.34
Ethiopia 243.74
Gabon 4,267.81
Gambia 305.31
Ghana 372.68
Guinea 398.55
Guinea-Bissau 176.26
Kenya 377.16
Lesotho 288.41
Madagascar 291.21
Malawi 159.78
Mali 265.44
Mauritania 732.97
Mauritius 2,046.05
Morocco 1,066.33
Zambia 488.75
Zimbabwe 793.45
Tanzania 221.59
Uganda 402.28
Tunisia 1,281.2
Togo 385.43
Sudan 632.34
Somalia 148.22
South Africa 2,711.52
Sierra Leone 253.83
Senegal 905.71
Rwanda 337.96
Niger 302.1
Nigeria 549.24
Namibia 1,866.8
Comoros 918.9
Seychelles 4,128.12

GDP Per Capita of African Countries

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