GDP Per Capita for Africa for 2017
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to recent data from the World Bank, in 2017, the 3 African countries with the top 3 highest GDP (Gross Domestic Product) Per Capita were:

  1. Seychelles: US$ 15,945.27
  2. Mauritius: US$ 10,484.91
  3. Equatorial Guinea: US$ 9,667.86

On the other hand, the 3 African countries with the 3 lowest GDP Per Capita in 2017 were:

  1. Burundi: US$ 253.83
  2. Somalia: US$ 309.05
  3. Central African Republic: US$ 450.9

Use the interactive visualization and table below to explore this data for each African country for the year 2017. 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 2017.

Data Source: World Bank.
GDP Per Capita for Africa for 2017 (US$)
See also the GDP Per Capita of Africa for other years:
Table of GDP Per Capita for Africa for 2017
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Country GDP Per Capita (US$)
Algeria 4,109.7
Angola 4,095.81
Benin 1,136.59
Botswana 7,296.09
Burkina Faso 735
Burundi 253.83
Cape Verde 3,289.9
Cameroon 1,469.45
Republic of Congo 2,169.99
Ivory Coast 2,111.03
Democratic Republic of the Congo 467.07
Djibouti 2,914.36
Central African Republic 450.9
Chad 665.95
Egypt 2,444.29
Equatorial Guinea 9,667.86
Eswatini 3,914.42
Ethiopia 768.52
Gabon 7,230.44
Gambia 679.76
Ghana 2,074.29
Guinea 855.58
Guinea-Bissau 738.55
Kenya 1,633.49
Lesotho 1,102.94
Liberia 721.09
Libya 5,756.7
Madagascar 515.29
Malawi 506.14
Mali 830.02
Mauritania 1,587.61
Mauritius 10,484.91
Morocco 3,035.45
Mozambique 461.42
Zambia 1,535.2
Zimbabwe 1,235.19
Tanzania 1,004.91
Uganda 746.83
Tunisia 3,687.78
Togo 830.75
Sudan 1,103
Somalia 309.05
South Africa 6,690.94
Sierra Leone 496.68
Senegal 1,361.7
Rwanda 772.32
Niger 517.77
Nigeria 1,968.57
Namibia 5,367.12
Comoros 1,323.82
Sao Tome and Principe 1,813.81
Seychelles 15,945.27

GDP Per Capita of African Countries

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