GDP Per Capita for Africa for 2018
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to recent data from the World Bank, in 2018, the 3 African countries with the top 3 highest GDP (Gross Domestic Product) Per Capita were:

  1. Seychelles: US$ 15,994.82
  2. Mauritius: US$ 11,208.34
  3. Equatorial Guinea: US$ 10,005.62

On the other hand, the 3 African countries with the 3 lowest GDP Per Capita in 2018 were:

  1. Burundi: US$ 238.78
  2. Somalia: US$ 314.54
  3. Central African Republic: US$ 475.95

Use the interactive visualization and table below to explore this data for each African country for the year 2018. 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 2018.

Data Source: World Bank.
GDP Per Capita for Africa for 2018 (US$)
See also the GDP Per Capita of Africa for other years:
Table of GDP Per Capita for Africa for 2018
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Country GDP Per Capita (US$)
Algeria 4,142.02
Angola 3,289.64
Benin 1,241.83
Botswana 7,503.88
Burkina Faso 804.5
Burundi 238.78
Cape Verde 3,616.47
Cameroon 1,585.24
Republic of Congo 2,606.61
Ivory Coast 2,314.05
Democratic Republic of the Congo 560.81
Djibouti 3,141.86
Central African Republic 475.95
Chad 726.15
Egypt 2,537.13
Equatorial Guinea 10,005.62
Eswatini 4,105.89
Ethiopia 771.53
Gabon 7,959.01
Gambia 732.72
Ghana 2,260.86
Guinea 955.11
Guinea-Bissau 802.77
Kenya 1,794.09
Lesotho 1,192.48
Liberia 710.27
Libya 7,877.13
Madagascar 523.95
Malawi 544.59
Mali 894.81
Mauritania 1,670.2
Mauritius 11,208.34
Morocco 3,226.98
Mozambique 503.32
Zambia 1,516.37
Zimbabwe 1,254.64
Tanzania 1,042.84
Uganda 770.6
Tunisia 3,680.89
Togo 901.52
Sudan 825.87
Somalia 314.54
South Africa 7,005.1
Sierra Leone 533.99
Senegal 1,458.07
Rwanda 783.64
Niger 570.72
Nigeria 2,027.78
Namibia 5,588.39
Comoros 1,428.29
Sao Tome and Principe 1,953.51
Seychelles 15,994.82

GDP Per Capita of African Countries

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