GDP Per Capita for Africa for 2008
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to recent data from the World Bank, in 2008, the 3 African countries with the top 3 highest GDP (Gross Domestic Product) Per Capita were:

  1. Equatorial Guinea: US$ 22,942.61
  2. Libya: US$ 14,382.6
  3. Seychelles: US$ 11,122.86

On the other hand, the 3 African countries with the 3 lowest GDP Per Capita in 2008 were:

  1. Burundi: US$ 198.35
  2. Ethiopia: US$ 326.44
  3. Democratic Republic of the Congo: US$ 327.56

Use the interactive visualization and table below to explore this data for each African country for the year 2008. 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 2008.

Data Source: World Bank.
GDP Per Capita for Africa for 2008 (US$)
See also the GDP Per Capita of Africa for other years:
Table of GDP Per Capita for Africa for 2008
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Country GDP Per Capita (US$)
Algeria 4,923.63
Angola 4,080.94
Benin 1,125.43
Botswana 5,713.54
Burkina Faso 643.41
Burundi 198.35
Cape Verde 3,721.22
Cameroon 1,439.55
Republic of Congo 2,892.42
Ivory Coast 1,738.19
Democratic Republic of the Congo 327.56
Djibouti 1,223.85
Central African Republic 464.56
Chad 929.38
Egypt 2,044.53
Equatorial Guinea 22,942.61
Eritrea 450.63
Eswatini 3,137.39
Ethiopia 326.44
Gabon 10,254.17
Gambia 924.51
Ghana 1,217.06
Guinea 715.1
Guinea-Bissau 600
Kenya 902.07
Lesotho 889.13
Liberia 478.4
Libya 14,382.6
Madagascar 536.35
Malawi 387.61
Mali 697.09
Mauritania 1,579.51
Mauritius 8,030.06
Morocco 2,890.36
Mozambique 563.65
Zambia 1,394
Zimbabwe 356.69
Tanzania 687.39
Uganda 474.52
Tunisia 4,307.58
Togo 546.35
Sudan 1,304.53
South Africa 6,350.65
South Sudan 1,669.49
Sierra Leone 408.48
Senegal 1,403.95
Rwanda 543.54
Niger 478.5
Nigeria 2,259.11
Namibia 4,212.37
Comoros 1,393.22
Sao Tome and Principe 1,098.76
Seychelles 11,122.86

GDP Per Capita of African Countries

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