GDP Per Capita for Africa for 2009
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to recent data from the World Bank, in 2009, the 3 African countries with the top 3 highest GDP (Gross Domestic Product) Per Capita were:

  1. Equatorial Guinea: US$ 16,668.12
  2. Libya: US$ 10,275.26
  3. Seychelles: US$ 9,706.96

On the other hand, the 3 African countries with the 3 lowest GDP Per Capita in 2009 were:

  1. Burundi: US$ 212.14
  2. Democratic Republic of the Congo: US$ 298.62
  3. Ethiopia: US$ 380.57

Use the interactive visualization and table below to explore this data for each African country for the year 2009. 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 2009.

Data Source: World Bank.
GDP Per Capita for Africa for 2009 (US$)
See also the GDP Per Capita of Africa for other years:
Table of GDP Per Capita for Africa for 2009
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Country GDP Per Capita (US$)
Algeria 3,883.27
Angola 3,122.78
Benin 1,088.76
Botswana 5,255.78
Burkina Faso 624.17
Burundi 212.14
Cape Verde 3,517.43
Cameroon 1,411.48
Republic of Congo 2,336.16
Ivory Coast 1,689.35
Democratic Republic of the Congo 298.62
Djibouti 1,267.32
Central African Republic 474.71
Chad 803.69
Egypt 2,331.27
Equatorial Guinea 16,668.12
Eritrea 595.11
Eswatini 3,385.86
Ethiopia 380.57
Gabon 7,721.02
Gambia 833.28
Ghana 1,077.66
Guinea 674.09
Guinea-Bissau 559.42
Kenya 1,035.34
Lesotho 874.73
Liberia 470.95
Libya 10,275.26
Madagascar 467.54
Malawi 438.21
Mali 701.72
Mauritania 1,389.34
Mauritius 7,318.13
Morocco 2,866.92
Mozambique 520.4
Zambia 1,159.91
Zimbabwe 771.6
Tanzania 695.22
Uganda 799.97
Tunisia 4,128.46
Togo 540.61
Sudan 1,163.8
South Africa 6,532.74
South Sudan 1,337.88
Sierra Leone 391.2
Senegal 1,308.94
Rwanda 579.73
Niger 464.06
Nigeria 1,911.61
Namibia 4,295.39
Comoros 1,344.73
Sao Tome and Principe 1,067.91
Seychelles 9,706.96

GDP Per Capita of African Countries

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