Mauritians are the wealthiest individuals in Africa, followed by South Africans. Notably, North African countries such as Egypt and Morocco both rank high on the list despite recent instability.
Note: “wealth per capita” refers to the average wealth of a person living in each country.
It should be noted that most of these figures are below the global average of US$28,400. Top ranked countries such as Switzerland and Australia have wealth per capita’s of over US$200,000.
The list below ranks 10 wealthiest countries in Africa by per capita wealth (average wealth per person).
Wealth per capita
Note: Numbers rounded to nearest 100.