List of African countries by GDP per capita

Source International Monetary Fund World Economic Outlook (October-2019)
Date29 Feb 2020
GDP per capita (Nominal)
Country/Economy GDP per capita ($) % of Rank
20182019ChangeAfricaWorld AfricaWorld
Algeria4,080.93,980.1-100.821234.710118
Angola3,620.63,038.0-582.616226.515133
Benin1,241.81,216.6-25.164.810.629163
Botswana7,973.17,859.2-114.041868.6583
Burkina Faso715.8718.02.238.26.2640178
Burundi307.0309.92.916.52.7052191
Cabo Verde3,578.73,598.620.019231.411124
Cameroon1,555.71,514.6-41.180.713.223154
Central African Republic448.7448.0-0.723.93.9148187
Chad884.8861.2-23.645.97.5134171
Comoros1,391.41,349.8-41.671.911.826158
Democratic Republic of the Congo495.6500.64.926.74.3745184
Republic of Congo2,617.52,534.5-83.013522.117140
Côte d'Ivoire1,681.01,691.310.390.114.822151
Djibouti2,786.82,936.2149.415625.616134
Egypt2,573.33,046.6473.316226.614132
Equatorial Guinea10,453.18,927.4-1,525.747577.9376
Eritrea331.9342.610.718.22.9951190
Eswatini4,267.14,176.8-90.422236.49114
Ethiopia852.9953.2100.350.88.3232167
Gabon8,220.48,112.3-108.143270.8482
The Gambia712.5755.042.540.26.5939177
Ghana2,216.82,223.46.611819.418143
Guinea910.1981.071.052.28.5631166
Guinea-Bissau822.0786.3-35.741.96.8637174
Kenya1,830.61,997.6167.010617.420146
Lesotho1,333.41,338.55.171.311.727159
Liberia727.8703.8-24.037.56.1442180
Libya6,287.75,019.6-1,268.126743.88104
Madagascar459.3463.94.624.74.0547186
Malawi349.9370.720.819.73.2350189
Mali926.5924.2-2.449.28.0633169
Mauritania1,319.31,392.573.274.112.125156
Mauritius11,228.111,360.7132.660599.1265
Morocco3,365.53,345.0-20.517829.212127
Mozambique474.5484.49.925.84.2346185
Namibia6,012.75,842.1-170.731151.0796
Niger414.3405.1-9.221.63.5349188
Nigeria2,032.92,222.0189.211819.419144
Rwanda786.5824.938.443.97.2036173
São Tomé and Príncipe1,943.51,933.4-10.110316.921147
Senegal1,441.41,427.9-13.676.012.524155
Seychelles16,574.717,052.2477.5908149153
Sierra Leone539.2546.67.429.14.7744182
South Africa6,353.96,100.4-253.532553.2694
South Sudan353.2275.2-78.014.72.4053192
Sudan816.5714.3-102.238.06.2341179
Tanzania1,039.71,104.865.158.89.6430164
Togo670.3671.41.135.85.8643181
Tunisia3,421.83,287.1-134.717528.713130
Uganda724.2770.145.941.06.7238176
Zambia1,503.41,307.0-196.469.611.428160
Zimbabwe1,434.1860.0-574.145.87.5035172
Africa 1,850.3 1,878.0 27.7 16.4
GDP per capita (PPP)
Country/Economy GDP per capita (Int. $) % of Rank PPP/Nom
20182019ChangeAfricaWorld AfricaWorld
Algeria15,331.715,696.4364.728183.66883.944
Angola6,851.36,752.4-98.912136.0171342.223
Benin3,267.43,446.4179.161.618.4281602.833
Botswana17,947.818,558.4610.633298.85802.361
Burkina Faso1,982.02,077.395.337.111.1401782.893
Burundi732.8727.2-5.613.03.87531922.347
Cabo Verde7,320.57,729.3408.913841.2141292.148
Cameroon3,830.13,955.2125.170.721.1241532.611
Central African Republic788.8822.633.714.74.38521911.836
Chad2,442.52,480.838.344.413.2361702.880
Comoros2,789.52,799.09.550.014.9311652.074
Democratic Republic of the Congo823.9849.125.215.24.52511901.696
Republic of Congo6,948.57,174.0225.512838.2151322.831
Côte d'Ivoire4,179.84,457.2277.379.723.7211472.635
Djibouti5,304.95,567.6262.699.529.6191401.896
Egypt13,357.714,023.2665.525174.77964.603
Equatorial Guinea22,717.521,300.1-1,417.43811133672.386
Eritrea1,028.41,059.631.218.95.64501893.093
Eswatini10,931.811,160.8229.020059.4111102.672
Ethiopia2,333.02,511.1178.144.913.4351692.634
Gabon18,433.619,057.3623.73411014762.349
The Gambia2,608.32,745.4137.149.114.6321663.636
Ghana6,491.86,955.8464.012437.0161333.128
Guinea2,321.62,441.2119.643.613.0391732.488
Guinea-Bissau1,937.72,018.580.836.110.7411792.567
Kenya3,704.83,874.6169.769.320.6251541.940
Lesotho3,479.23,614.6135.464.619.2271572.700
Liberia1,418.11,413.6-4.525.37.53461852.008
Libya11,472.59,358.4-2,114.116749.8121171.864
Madagascar1,630.61,699.368.730.49.05431823.663
Malawi1,199.81,240.440.622.26.61481873.346
Mali2,380.02,470.890.844.213.2371712.674
Mauritania4,598.24,881.4283.287.326.0201453.506
Mauritius23,709.124,996.01,286.94471332632.200
Morocco8,930.79,235.2304.516549.2131182.761
Mozambique1,291.51,303.111.623.36.94471862.690
Namibia11,298.311,265.8-32.520160.0101091.928
Niger1,061.91,106.044.019.85.89491882.730
Nigeria5,966.86,054.888.010832.2181382.725
Rwanda2,287.42,452.0164.643.813.1381722.972
São Tomé and Príncipe3,313.13,387.374.260.618.0301621.752
Senegal3,671.23,853.0181.868.920.5261562.698
Seychelles30,383.031,693.01,310.15671691511.859
Sierra Leone1,616.51,690.473.930.29.00441833.092
South Africa13,629.813,753.8124.024673.281002.255
South Sudan1,503.81,602.398.528.68.53451845.823
Sudan4,229.34,071.7-157.672.821.7231505.700
Tanzania3,273.03,402.4129.460.818.1291613.080
Togo1,749.71,825.876.132.69.72421812.719
Tunisia12,384.412,661.3276.922667.491023.852
Uganda2,497.32,630.5133.247.014.0341683.416
Zambia4,117.84,148.030.274.222.1221493.174
Zimbabwe2,908.32,702.0-206.348.314.4331673.142
Africa 5,461.1 5,593.6 132.5 29.8 2.978