GDP Per Capita
The 5 nations that have the highest GDP per capita in the region are: Mauritius ($12,800) South Africa ($11,100) Botswana ($9,200) Seychelles ($7,800) Namibia ($7,300) There are 16 nations that have a GDP per capita below $1,000. A country with higher GDP per capita has better jobs, welfare, schooling, etc. One with a lower GDP per capita may have these things but it’s more poor. A country with higher GDP per capita also trades more and gets more money. A lower one does not.