List of African countries by GDP per capita

Source International Monetary Fund World Economic Outlook (October-2018)
Date20 Mar 2019
GDP per capita (Nominal)
Country/EconomyGDP per capita ($) Times toRank
20172018ChangeAfricaWorld AfricaWorld
Algeria4,0344,4504162.350.39110110
Angola4,4663,924-5412.070.34512121
Benin831923920.4870.081232167
Botswana7,5858,1685834.310.719681
Burkina Faso655734790.3870.064642179
Burundi312307-50.1620.027053191
Cabo Verde3,3013,6223211.910.31913124
Cameroon1,4411,5451040.8150.13624152
Central African Republic389454650.2390.039951189
Chad810890790.4690.078335170
Comoros788877890.4630.077236171
Democratic Republic of the Congo47847800.2520.042149187
Republic of Congo2,0052,5725661.360.22617137
Côte d'Ivoire1,6211,7911700.9450.15822148
Djibouti1,9892,085961.100.18318143
Egypt2,4952,572771.360.22616136
Equatorial Guinea14,81815,2944768.071.35359
Eritrea9801,1121320.5860.097830163
Eswatini3,8514,0932422.160.36011119
Ethiopia873891180.4700.078334169
Gabon7,3738,3851,0124.420.738580
The Gambia705740350.3900.065141178
Ghana1,6631,7871240.9420.15723149
Guinea790865750.4560.076137173
Guinea-Bissau794852580.4490.074938174
Kenya1,6951,8651700.9840.16421147
Lesotho1,3611,4661050.7730.12926156
Liberia694663-310.3500.058345182
Libya4,7406,6391,8993.500.584790
Madagascar449475260.2500.041850188
Malawi326349240.1840.030752190
Mali813892790.4700.078533168
Mauritania1,2711,310390.6910.11528160
Mauritius10,50411,0155105.810.969467
Morocco3,1373,3552191.770.29515126
Mozambique426481550.2540.042348186
Namibia5,5895,9243343.120.521997
Niger438489510.2580.043047185
Nigeria1,9952,050561.080.18020145
Rwanda772800290.4220.070439176
São Tomé and Príncipe1,8472,0692221.090.18219144
Senegal1,3311,4851540.7830.13125154
Seychelles15,85916,3775178.641.44254
Sierra Leone48849680.2610.043646184
South Africa6,1806,5603803.460.577891
South Sudan243307640.1620.027054192
Sudan1,123792-3320.4180.069740177
Tanzania1,0341,090560.5750.095931164
Togo611668570.3520.058844181
Tunisia3,4653,5731091.880.31414125
Uganda707717110.3780.063143180
Zambia1,4911,450-410.7650.12827157
Zimbabwe1,1851,269840.6690.11229161
Africa 1,821 1,896 75
GDP per capita (PPP)
Country/EconomyGDP per capita (Int. $) Times toRankPPP/Nom
20172018ChangeAfricaWorld AfricaWorld
Algeria15,16715,6114442.840.8627873.508
Angola6,8356,782-531.230.374171341.728
Benin2,2822,4111290.4390.133341672.612
Botswana17,02117,8888673.260.9876812.190
Burkina Faso1,8681,9961280.3630.110401772.719
Burundi737733-40.1330.0405531912.388
Cabo Verde7,0227,4003781.350.408151292.043
Cameroon3,6883,8201320.6960.211241502.473
Central African Republic680712320.1300.0393541921.569
Chad2,3492,428790.4420.134331662.729
Comoros1,5951,633380.2970.0901441821.862
Democratic Republic of the Congo792816250.1490.0451521901.707
Republic of Congo6,7616,8811211.250.380161322.676
Côte d'Ivoire3,8924,1702770.7590.230221472.328
Djibouti3,5673,7882210.6900.209251521.817
Egypt12,69813,3746762.430.7389995.199
Equatorial Guinea37,40234,421-2,9816.271.902442.251
Eritrea1,5851,658730.3020.0915431811.491
Eswatini10,11010,3472371.880.571131112.528
Ethiopia2,1652,3441790.4270.129361702.632
Gabon18,10518,6485423.401.035772.224
The Gambia2,6422,7631200.5030.152311643.734
Ghana4,7405,0262870.9150.277191422.813
Guinea2,1562,2771210.4150.126371712.632
Guinea-Bissau1,8651,951860.3550.108411782.291
Kenya3,5023,6941920.6730.204261531.981
Lesotho3,2943,374800.6140.186291592.302
Liberia1,2921,327350.2420.0732481862.001
Libya9,61010,7971,1881.970.596121101.626
Madagascar1,5561,626700.2960.0897451833.425
Malawi1,1701,202320.2190.0663511893.442
Mali2,1822,271900.4140.125381722.547
Mauritania4,4524,5641120.8310.252201443.484
Mauritius22,27923,5971,3194.301.304642.142
Morocco8,5688,9563881.630.494141192.669
Mozambique1,2561,295390.2360.0715491872.691
Namibia11,22911,5162872.100.636111071.944
Niger1,1651,218530.2220.0672501882.490
Nigeria5,9416,030891.100.333181362.941
Rwanda2,0842,2311470.4060.123391742.788
São Tomé and Príncipe3,2283,3591300.6110.185301601.623
Senegal3,4563,6762200.6690.203271552.475
Seychelles29,11530,5161,4015.561.683521.863
Sierra Leone1,5591,618590.2950.0893461843.264
South Africa13,57313,7752022.510.7608952.100
South Sudan1,5901,527-630.2780.0843471854.980
Sudan4,3494,222-1270.7690.233211465.331
Tanzania3,2473,4461990.6270.190281583.162
Togo1,6631,738750.3160.0959421802.600
Tunisia11,93612,3704342.250.683101023.462
Uganda2,3672,4901220.4530.137321653.470
Zambia3,9994,1201210.7500.227231482.840
Zimbabwe2,3042,381770.4340.131351681.877
Africa 5,322 5,493 170 2.896