GDP Per Capita for Africa for 2016
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to recent data from the World Bank, in 2016, the 3 African countries with the top 3 highest GDP (Gross Domestic Product) Per Capita were:

  1. Seychelles: US$ 15,068.62
  2. Mauritius: US$ 9,681.62
  3. Equatorial Guinea: US$ 9,250.32

On the other hand, the 3 African countries with the 3 lowest GDP Per Capita in 2016 were:

  1. Burundi: US$ 260.57
  2. Somalia: US$ 295.97
  3. Malawi: US$ 315.78

Use the interactive visualization and table below to explore this data for each African country for the year 2016. 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 2016.

Data Source: World Bank.
GDP Per Capita for Africa for 2016 (US$)
See also the GDP Per Capita of Africa for other years:
Table of GDP Per Capita for Africa for 2016
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Country GDP Per Capita (US$)
Algeria 3,946.45
Angola 3,506.07
Benin 1,087.29
Botswana 6,982.92
Burkina Faso 688.25
Burundi 260.57
Cape Verde 3,131
Cameroon 1,413.26
Republic of Congo 2,050.99
Ivory Coast 2,013.38
Democratic Republic of the Congo 471.32
Djibouti 2,802.17
Central African Republic 402.19
Chad 693.45
Egypt 3,519.87
Equatorial Guinea 9,250.32
Eswatini 3,425.53
Ethiopia 717.13
Gabon 6,984.42
Gambia 690.78
Ghana 1,971.96
Guinea 732.29
Guinea-Bissau 661.46
Kenya 1,525.24
Lesotho 1,018.93
Liberia 740.92
Libya 4,035.2
Madagascar 475.96
Malawi 315.78
Mali 780.72
Mauritania 1,536.86
Mauritius 9,681.62
Morocco 2,896.72
Mozambique 428.93
Zambia 1,280.81
Zimbabwe 1,464.59
Tanzania 966.5
Uganda 736.56
Tunisia 3,924.36
Togo 803.15
Sudan 1,325.16
Somalia 295.97
South Africa 5,756.97
Sierra Leone 501.42
Senegal 1,269.9
Rwanda 744.76
Niger 500.22
Nigeria 2,176
Namibia 4,546.99
Comoros 1,273.05
Sao Tome and Principe 1,700.1
Seychelles 15,068.62

GDP Per Capita of African Countries

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