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Top 10 – Richest African Countries (2008)

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  1. South Africa … $277.2 billion (down 2%)
    World Ranking – 32

  2. Nigeria … $214.4 billion (up 28.1%)
    World Ranking – 42

  3. Egypt … $162.2 billion (up 24.4%)
    World Ranking – 50

  4. Algeria … $159.7 billion (up 18%)
    World Ranking – 51

  5. Libya … $100.1 billion (up 43.2%)
    World Ranking – 58
  6. Morocco … $86.4 billion (up 15%)
    World Ranking – 62

  7. Angola … $83.4 billion (up 40.7%)
    World Ranking – 63

  8. Sudan … $57.9 billion (up 24.5%)
    World Ranking – 67

  9. Kenya … $30.2 billion (up 11.9%)
    World Ranking – 83

  10. Ethiopia … $25.7 billion (up 32%)
    World Ranking – 89

List of the 10 richest countries in Africa by GDP (PPP) per capita:

1. Equatorial Guinea (37,900)

2. Gabon (14,600)

3. Libya (13,800)

4. Mauritius (13,500)

5. Botswana (13,100)

6. South Africa (10,700)

7. Tunisia (9,500)

8. Angola (8,700)

9. Algeria (7,400)

10. Namibia (6,900)