From 1980 to 2015, GDP per capita of the Middle East and North Africa has changed from $6,547 to $17,674. However, it has been replaced from the third to fifth place among other world regions. It is projected to remain in fifth place in 2020 with the value of $20,007.
Among the African countries, Libya had the highest gross domestic product per capita of $27,978 in 1980 being replaced by Equatorial Guinea in 2015 with the GDP per capita of $43,260. Seychelles is predicted to become the leader of GDP per capita among all the African countries in 2020 with $33,297.
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