The richest individuals of Africa are based in Mauritius, characterised by a yearly average of USD 21,700, according to the Africa Wealth Report 2016, published on March 15.
Mauritians are among the richest in Africa, says the 3rd report on wealth in the continent.
The average wealth per inhabitant was calculated as per economic development pertaining to the financial sector, property rights, lifestyle, security, and fiscality.
Mauritius is thus ahead of South Africa, which was associated with an average of USD 10,300, closely followed by Namibia (USD 10,200).
As for the poorest ones, the report points at Zimbabwe, with an average of USD 200.
On a global scale, the richest country is the United States, followed by China, Japan, Germany, the UK, France, Italy, and Canada.