GDP Per Capita for Africa for 1996
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to recent data from the World Bank, in 1996, the 3 African countries with the top 3 highest GDP (Gross Domestic Product) Per Capita were:

  1. Seychelles: US$ 6,583.2
  2. Libya: US$ 5,536.87
  3. Gabon: US$ 5,116.2

On the other hand, the 3 African countries with the 3 lowest GDP Per Capita in 1996 were:

  1. Democratic Republic of the Congo: US$ 135
  2. Burundi: US$ 143.4
  3. Ethiopia: US$ 145.17

Use the interactive visualization and table below to explore this data for each African country for the year 1996. 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 1996.

Data Source: World Bank.
GDP Per Capita for Africa for 1996 (US$)
See also the GDP Per Capita of Africa for other years:
Table of GDP Per Capita for Africa for 1996
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Country GDP Per Capita (US$)
Algeria 1,603.94
Angola 522.68
Benin 387.43
Botswana 3,221.69
Burkina Faso 249.36
Burundi 143.4
Cape Verde 1,269.12
Cameroon 794.05
Republic of Congo 912.01
Ivory Coast 1,232.25
Democratic Republic of the Congo 135
Djibouti 767.51
Central African Republic 304.63
Chad 221.67
Egypt 1,063.33
Equatorial Guinea 450.65
Eritrea 315.75
Eswatini 1,695.14
Ethiopia 145.17
Gabon 5,116.2
Gambia 728.67
Ghana 397.14
Guinea 518.37
Guinea-Bissau 243.44
Kenya 421.34
Lesotho 489.13
Libya 5,536.87
Madagascar 354.74
Malawi 227.59
Mali 282.63
Mauritania 898.51
Mauritius 3,899.44
Morocco 1,561.13
Mozambique 241.65
Zambia 385.15
Zimbabwe 741.1
Tanzania 219.55
Uganda 287.39
Tunisia 2,113.59
Togo 336.98
Sudan 300.57
South Africa 3,864.42
Sierra Leone 218.37
Senegal 735.98
Rwanda 229.89
Niger 244.81
Nigeria 461.52
Namibia 2,398.26
Comoros 810.55
Seychelles 6,583.2

GDP Per Capita of African Countries

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