GNI Per Capita for Africa in 1980
Updated on February 12, 2022.

According to recent data from the World Bank, in 1980, the 3 African countries with the top 3 highest GNI (Gross National Income) Per Capita were:

  1. Gabon: US$ 4,590
  2. South Africa: US$ 2,500
  3. Seychelles: US$ 2,110

On the other hand, the 3 African countries with the 3 lowest GNI Per Capita in 1980 were:

  1. Somalia: US$ 100
  2. Guinea-Bissau: US$ 150
  3. Malawi: US$ 190

Use the interactive visualization and table below to explore this data for each African country for the year 1980. You can also see links at the bottom of this page to see the historical GNI Per Capita information for each African country.

The World Bank defines GNI (Gross National Income) Per Capita as "the gross national income, converted to U.S. dollars using the World Bank Atlas method, divided by the midyear population" .

See also: GNI of Africa in 1980.

Data Source: World Bank.
GNI Per Capita for Africa in 1980 (US$)
See also the GNI Per Capita of Africa for other years:
Table of GNI Per Capita for Africa in 1980
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Country GNI Per Capita (US$)
Algeria 1,990
Benin 390
Botswana 1,110
Burkina Faso 300
Burundi 220
Cameroon 640
Republic of Congo 830
Ivory Coast 1,160
Central African Republic 360
Chad 240
Egypt 490
Gabon 4,590
Gambia 380
Ghana 420
Guinea-Bissau 150
Kenya 450
Lesotho 440
Madagascar 500
Malawi 190
Mali 250
Mauritania 710
Mauritius 1,240
Morocco 980
Zambia 610
Zimbabwe 900
Tunisia 1,360
Togo 420
Sudan 480
Somalia 100
South Africa 2,500
Sierra Leone 370
Senegal 840
Rwanda 270
Niger 410
Nigeria 760
Seychelles 2,110

GNI Per Capita of African Countries

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