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