GDP Per Capita for Africa for 2012
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to recent data from the World Bank, in 2012, the 3 African countries with the top 3 highest GDP (Gross Domestic Product) Per Capita were:

  1. Equatorial Guinea: US$ 21,711.15
  2. Libya: US$ 13,025.28
  3. Seychelles: US$ 12,006.68

On the other hand, the 3 African countries with the 3 lowest GDP Per Capita in 2012 were:

  1. Burundi: US$ 252.36
  2. Malawi: US$ 391.56
  3. Democratic Republic of the Congo: US$ 424.6

Use the interactive visualization and table below to explore this data for each African country for the year 2012. 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 2012.

Data Source: World Bank.
GDP Per Capita for Africa for 2012 (US$)
See also the GDP Per Capita of Africa for other years:
Table of GDP Per Capita for Africa for 2012
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Country GDP Per Capita (US$)
Algeria 5,592.22
Angola 5,100.1
Benin 1,145.14
Botswana 7,050.57
Burkina Faso 758
Burundi 252.36
Cape Verde 3,447.48
Cameroon 1,403.52
Republic of Congo 3,923.09
Ivory Coast 1,684.78
Democratic Republic of the Congo 424.6
Djibouti 1,559.24
Central African Republic 565.8
Chad 967.35
Egypt 3,229.69
Equatorial Guinea 21,711.15
Eswatini 4,527.56
Ethiopia 467.08
Gabon 9,813.51
Gambia 742.78
Ghana 1,587.56
Guinea 717.05
Guinea-Bissau 616.38
Kenya 1,271.82
Lesotho 1,229.64
Liberia 675.01
Libya 13,025.28
Madagascar 518.15
Malawi 391.56
Mali 778.63
Mauritania 1,815.22
Mauritius 9,291.23
Morocco 2,912.66
Mozambique 657.65
Zambia 1,763.07
Zimbabwe 1,304.97
Tanzania 867.86
Uganda 790.13
Tunisia 4,361.69
Togo 571.81
Sudan 1,332.91
South Africa 8,222.2
South Sudan 1,179.74
Sierra Leone 566.38
Senegal 1,317.78
Rwanda 725.17
Niger 529.74
Nigeria 2,723.82
Namibia 5,942.29
Comoros 1,403.36
Sao Tome and Principe 1,330.62
Seychelles 12,006.68

GDP Per Capita of African Countries

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