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List of Richest Countries In Africa 2018

by Victor Matara

Mauritius, Seychelles, and Equatorial Guinea are the richest countries in Africa according to the latest research. With GDPs going up as high as $38,700.  According to statistics provided by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Top 10 richest countries in Africa are- based on GDP.

The Richest Countries In Africa

Rank Country Name GDP Per Capita (International Dollar)
1 Equatorial Guinea $38,700
2 Seychelles $28,000
3 Mauritius $20,500
4 Gabon $19,300
5 Botswana $16,900
6 Algeria $15,000
7 Libya $14,200
8 South Africa $13,500
9 Egypt $12,100
10 Namibia $11,800
11 Tunisia 11,700
12 Swaziland $9,800
13 Morocco $8,400
14 Angola $6,800
15 Republic of the Congo $6,800
16 Cape Verde $6,700
17 Nigeria $5,900
18 Sudan 4,500
19 Ghana $4,400
20 Mauritania $4,400
21 Zambia $3,900
22 Côte d’Ivoire $3,600
23 Djibouti $3,400
24 Kenya $3,400
25 Cameroon $3,300
26 São Tomé and Príncipe $3,300
27 Lesotho $3,100
28 Tanzania $3,100
29 Senegal $2,600
30 Chad $2,600
31 Mali $2,300
32 Benin $2,200
33 Uganda $2,100
34 Rwanda $1,900
35 Ethiopia $1,900
36 Burkina Faso $1,800
37 South Sudan $1,700
38 Zimbabwe $1,700
39 The Gambia $1,700
40 Sierra Leone $1,700
41 Guinea-Bissau $1,600
42 Comoros $1,500
43 Togo $1,500
44 Madagascar $1,500
45 Guinea $1,300
46 Eritrea $1,300
47 Mozambique $1,200
48 Niger $1,100
49 Malawi $1,100
50 Liberia $900
51 Burundi $800
52 Democratic Republic of the Congo $800
53 Central African Republic $700
54 Somalia $400

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