List of Top 30 Poorest Countries in Africa

Africa is the world’s second largest and second most-populous continent. It’s a home to 54 countries with a population of 1.216 billion. The Continent is home to many Poorest and Richest Countries, and many of the poorest countries income depending on Agriculture and small trading systems.

Burundi is the poorest country in Africa with $ 276.0 GDP per capita. Burundi is also classified as the least happy nation in the world according to a recent research.

Below is a list of 30 Poorest Countries in Africa.

Rank Country GDP per capita (In US $)
1 Burundi 276.0
2 Central African Republic 306.8
3 Niger 359.0
4 Malawi 381.4
5 Madagascar 411.8
6 Liberia 455.9
7 Congo, Dem. Rep. 456.1
8 Mozambique 525.0
9 Guinea 531.3
10 Togo 548.0
11 Somalia 551.9
12 Guinea-Bissau 573.0
13 Burkina Faso 613.0
14 Ethiopia 619.1
15 Uganda 675.6
16 Sierra Leone 693.4
17 Rwanda 697.3
18 South Sudan 730.6
19 Mali 744.3
20 Chad 775.7