GDP Per Capita for Africa for 2019
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to recent data from the World Bank, in 2019, the 3 African countries with the top 3 highest GDP (Gross Domestic Product) Per Capita were:

  1. Seychelles: US$ 16,213.48
  2. Mauritius: US$ 11,097.17
  3. Equatorial Guinea: US$ 8,419.93

On the other hand, the 3 African countries with the 3 lowest GDP Per Capita in 2019 were:

  1. Burundi: US$ 228.21
  2. Somalia: US$ 320.04
  3. Central African Republic: US$ 467.91

Use the interactive visualization and table below to explore this data for each African country for the year 2019. 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 2019.

Data Source: World Bank.
GDP Per Capita for Africa for 2019 (US$)
See also the GDP Per Capita of Africa for other years:
Table of GDP Per Capita for Africa for 2019
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Country GDP Per Capita (US$)
Algeria 3,989.67
Angola 2,809.63
Benin 1,219.52
Botswana 7,203.06
Burkina Faso 796.12
Burundi 228.21
Cape Verde 3,603.78
Cameroon 1,533.1
Republic of Congo 2,369.73
Ivory Coast 2,276.33
Democratic Republic of the Congo 580.72
Djibouti 3,414.92
Central African Republic 467.91
Chad 709.54
Egypt 3,019.09
Equatorial Guinea 8,419.93
Eswatini 3,915.64
Ethiopia 855.76
Gabon 7,767
Gambia 772.05
Ghana 2,246.63
Guinea 1,058.14
Guinea-Bissau 749.45
Kenya 1,912.65
Lesotho 1,113.37
Liberia 672.34
Libya 7,685.95
Madagascar 522.99
Malawi 591.85
Mali 879.04
Mauritania 1,743.3
Mauritius 11,097.17
Morocco 3,230.41
Mozambique 506.64
Zambia 1,305
Zimbabwe 1,316.74
Tanzania 1,085.89
Uganda 798.59
Tunisia 3,574.65
Togo 893.35
Sudan 753.28
Somalia 320.04
South Africa 6,624.76
Sierra Leone 521.76
Senegal 1,430.15
Rwanda 820.15
Niger 554.1
Nigeria 2,229.86
Namibia 5,009.69
Comoros 1,401.54
Sao Tome and Principe 1,987.58
Seychelles 16,213.48

GDP Per Capita of African Countries

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