GDP Per Capita for Africa for 1998
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to recent data from the World Bank, in 1998, the 3 African countries with the top 3 highest GDP (Gross Domestic Product) Per Capita were:

  1. Seychelles: US$ 7,715.92
  2. Libya: US$ 5,243.6
  3. Gabon: US$ 3,831.78

On the other hand, the 3 African countries with the 3 lowest GDP Per Capita in 1998 were:

  1. Ethiopia: US$ 125.08
  2. Democratic Republic of the Congo: US$ 138.59
  3. Burundi: US$ 144.49

Use the interactive visualization and table below to explore this data for each African country for the year 1998. 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 1998.

Data Source: World Bank.
GDP Per Capita for Africa for 1998 (US$)
See also the GDP Per Capita of Africa for other years:
Table of GDP Per Capita for Africa for 1998
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Country GDP Per Capita (US$)
Algeria 1,596
Angola 423.62
Benin 379.44
Botswana 3,039.97
Burkina Faso 255.72
Burundi 144.49
Cape Verde 1,265.2
Cameroon 767.34
Republic of Congo 660.47
Ivory Coast 1,258.53
Democratic Republic of the Congo 138.59
Djibouti 755.76
Central African Republic 278.33
Chad 224.55
Egypt 1,281.4
Equatorial Guinea 663.73
Eritrea 337.89
Eswatini 1,609.21
Ethiopia 125.08
Gabon 3,831.78
Gambia 678.68
Ghana 407.52
Guinea 456.49
Guinea-Bissau 178.85
Kenya 465.91
Lesotho 464.81
Libya 5,243.6
Madagascar 297.25
Malawi 165.9
Mali 281.87
Mauritania 814.17
Mauritius 3,593.23
Morocco 1,472.39
Mozambique 313.07
Zambia 358.56
Zimbabwe 544.98
Tanzania 395.53
Uganda 295.4
Tunisia 2,292.71
Togo 342.66
Sudan 355.15
South Africa 3,502.17
Sierra Leone 153.46
Senegal 695.95
Rwanda 285.71
Niger 250.66
Nigeria 469.43
Namibia 2,236.67
Comoros 718.12
Seychelles 7,715.92

GDP Per Capita of African Countries

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