List of African countries by GDP

Source International Monetary Fund World Economic Outlook (October-2018)
Date18 Mar 2019
GDP (Nominal)
Country/EconomyGDP (billions of $) Share in 2018 (%)Rank
20172018ChangeAfricaWorld AfricaWorld
Somalia7.0527.4050.3530.3170.0087336147
Algeria167.555188.34220.7878.060.222454
Angola126.506114.504-12.0024.900.135661
Aruba2.7002.7840.0840.1190.0032847166
Benin9.24610.5461.3000.4510.012433141
Botswana17.38419.0701.6860.8160.022521117
Burkina Faso12.56914.2841.7150.6110.016825126
Burundi3.3963.4360.0400.1470.0040544162
Cabo Verde1.7761.9720.1960.08440.0023250170
Cameroon34.99338.4453.4521.650.04531598
Central African Republic1.9372.3070.3700.09870.0027248168
Chad9.87211.1121.2400.4750.013132140
Comoros0.6520.7450.0930.03190.0008854184
Democratic Republic of the Congo41.44042.6921.2521.830.05031392
Republic of Congo8.71811.4602.7420.4900.013531138
Côte d'Ivoire40.47045.8755.4051.960.05411187
Djibouti2.0292.1870.1580.09360.0025849169
Egypt236.528249.47112.94310.70.294345
Equatorial Guinea12.48713.2250.7380.5660.015628131
Eritrea5.8136.7220.9090.2880.0079238150
Eswatini4.4174.7560.3390.2040.0056141157
Ethiopia80.87483.8362.9623.590.0988868
Gabon14.93017.2122.2820.7370.020323120
The Gambia1.4821.6050.1230.06870.0018951175
Ghana47.01551.8154.8002.220.06111085
Guinea10.25111.5031.2520.4920.013630137
Guinea-Bissau1.3501.4800.1300.06330.0017453177
Kenya79.22389.59110.3683.830.106767
Lesotho2.7492.9810.2320.1280.0035146165
Liberia3.2853.218-0.0670.1380.0037945163
Libya30.56543.23612.6711.850.05101290
Madagascar11.50012.4990.9990.5350.014729135
Malawi6.2406.8850.6450.2950.0081237149
Mali15.36617.4072.0410.7450.020522119
Mauritania4.9355.2000.2650.2230.0061340154
Mauritius13.32914.0330.7040.6000.016527129
Morocco109.326118.1788.8525.060.139560
Mozambique12.58614.6012.0150.6250.017224125
Namibia13.24014.1480.9080.6050.016726128
Niger8.2249.4581.2340.4050.011135144
Nigeria376.361397.47221.11117.00.469131
Rwanda9.1369.7090.5730.4150.011434143
São Tomé and Príncipe0.3930.4500.0570.01930.0005355187
Senegal21.11224.2403.1281.040.028619108
Seychelles1.4981.5640.0660.06690.0018452176
Sierra Leone3.6123.7540.1420.1610.0044343160
South Africa349.299376.67927.38016.10.444232
South Sudan3.0603.9800.9200.1700.0046942158
Sudan45.81933.249-12.5701.420.039216100
Tanzania51.75855.6453.8872.380.0656981
Togo4.7675.3470.5800.2290.0063039152
Tunisia39.95641.6621.7061.780.04911496
Uganda26.61727.8551.2381.190.032817104
Zambia25.70625.7780.0721.100.030418107
Zimbabwe17.63519.3671.7320.8290.022820116
Africa 2,191 2,337 146
GDP (PPP)
Country/EconomyGDP (billions of Int. $) Share in 2018 (%)RankPPP/Nom
20172018ChangeAfricaWorld AfricaWorld
Somalia20.44121.5641.1230.3190.0159371442.912
Algeria629.992660.75730.7659.760.4894363.508
Angola193.626197.8894.2632.920.1467681.728
Aruba4.1584.3010.1430.06350.00318481681.545
Benin25.38827.5462.1580.4070.0204321362.612
Botswana39.01341.7632.7500.6170.0309221182.190
Burkina Faso35.85338.8332.9800.5740.0287241202.719
Burundi8.0078.2050.1980.1210.00607441592.388
Cabo Verde3.7774.0290.2520.05950.00298491692.043
Cameroon89.53895.0685.5301.400.070315882.473
Central African Republic3.3903.6200.2300.05350.00268511711.569
Chad28.61730.3201.7030.4480.0224281322.729
Comoros1.3191.3870.0680.02050.00103541811.862
Democratic Republic of the Congo68.59572.8724.2771.080.0539171011.707
Republic of Congo29.39330.6651.2720.4530.0227271292.676
Côte d'Ivoire97.155106.7839.6281.580.079013852.328
Djibouti3.6403.9740.3340.05870.00294501701.817
Egypt1,203.7361,296.97393.23719.20.9591215.199
Equatorial Guinea31.52029.764-1.7560.4400.0220311352.251
Eritrea9.40210.0240.6220.1480.00741431561.491
Eswatini11.59612.0230.4270.1780.00889421542.528
Ethiopia200.635220.68120.0463.260.1636642.632
Gabon36.66238.2801.6180.5660.0283251222.224
The Gambia5.5565.9930.4370.08850.00443471663.734
Ghana134.025145.76811.7432.150.10811772.813
Guinea27.96630.2782.3120.4470.0224291332.632
Guinea-Bissau3.1713.3910.2200.05010.00251521722.291
Kenya163.650177.44113.7912.620.1318731.981
Lesotho6.6566.8640.2080.1010.00508451632.303
Liberia6.1126.4400.3280.09510.00476461652.001
Libya61.96770.3228.3551.040.0520181031.626
Madagascar39.84842.8052.9570.6320.0317211173.425
Malawi22.42123.6991.2780.3500.0175351423.442
Mali41.22144.3293.1080.6550.0328201122.547
Mauritania17.27918.1170.8380.2680.0134391503.484
Mauritius28.26930.0631.7940.4440.0222301342.142
Morocco298.622315.44116.8194.660.2335562.669
Mozambique37.09339.2832.1900.5800.0290231192.690
Namibia26.59927.5050.9060.4060.0203331371.944
Niger21.85523.5491.6940.3480.0174361432.490
Nigeria1,121.0331,169.14848.11517.30.8652242.941
Rwanda24.67727.0682.3910.4000.0200341382.788
São Tomé and Príncipe0.6860.7300.0440.01080.00054551851.622
Senegal54.80459.9875.1830.8860.0444191062.475
Seychelles2.7502.9140.1640.04300.00215531741.863
Sierra Leone11.54712.2510.7040.1810.00906411533.263
South Africa767.167790.93423.76711.70.5853302.100
South Sudan20.01419.819-0.1950.2930.0147381484.980
Sudan177.360177.251-0.1092.620.1319745.331
Tanzania162.510175.92913.4192.600.13010753.162
Togo12.97113.9020.9310.2050.0103401512.600
Tunisia137.650144.2226.5722.130.10712793.462
Uganda89.19096.6587.4681.430.071514873.470
Zambia68.92773.2204.2931.080.0541161002.840
Zimbabwe34.27336.3442.0710.5370.0269261231.877
Africa 6,403 6,769 366 2.896