South Africa - GDP per capita

GDP per capita (current US$)

The latest value for GDP per capita (current US$) in South Africa was $6,886.29 as of 2013. Over the past 53 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $8,080.87 in 2011 and $423.26 in 1960.

Definition: GDP per capita is gross domestic product divided by midyear population. GDP is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

See also:

Year Value
1960 $423.26
1961 $431.35
1962 $447.99
1963 $484.52
1964 $519.40
1965 $554.78
1966 $591.80
1967 $646.26
1968 $684.31
1969 $754.90
1970 $810.75
1971 $874.47
1972 $897.39
1973 $1,202.40
1974 $1,476.97
1975 $1,494.17
1976 $1,403.90
1977 $1,526.75
1978 $1,719.83
1979 $2,076.34
1980 $2,920.91
1981 $3,073.26
1982 $2,764.19
1983 $2,893.79
1984 $2,791.95
1985 $2,142.12
1986 $2,475.10
1987 $3,158.67
1988 $3,398.62
1989 $3,621.50
1990 $3,182.24
1991 $3,345.83
1992 $3,557.13
1993 $3,584.10
1994 $3,650.49
1995 $3,973.93
1996 $3,690.18
1997 $3,728.33
1998 $3,288.20
1999 $3,183.15
2000 $3,099.13
2001 $2,705.78
2002 $2,535.49
2003 $3,799.44
2004 $4,892.04
2005 $5,444.10
2006 $5,660.12
2007 $6,153.74
2008 $5,811.62
2009 $5,912.21
2010 $7,389.96
2011 $8,080.87
2012 $7,592.25
2013 $6,886.29

GDP per capita (current LCU)

The value for GDP per capita (current LCU) in South Africa was 66,487.82 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 53 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 66,487.82 in 2013 and a minimum value of 302.34 in 1960.

Definition: GDP per capita is gross domestic product divided by midyear population. GDP is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources. Data are in current local currency.

Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

Year Value
1960 302.34
1961 308.11
1962 320.00
1963 346.09
1964 371.01
1965 396.28
1966 422.72
1967 461.63
1968 488.80
1969 539.22
1970 579.12
1971 625.42
1972 689.82
1973 834.46
1974 1,003.60
1975 1,104.94
1976 1,220.83
1977 1,327.66
1978 1,495.56
1979 1,748.28
1980 2,274.80
1981 2,571.40
1982 2,846.28
1983 3,174.20
1984 3,625.07
1985 4,075.59
1986 4,650.97
1987 5,303.09
1988 6,214.72
1989 7,296.96
1990 8,233.41
1991 9,238.83
1992 10,144.93
1993 11,711.76
1994 12,962.15
1995 14,413.85
1996 15,865.18
1997 17,180.16
1998 18,178.18
1999 19,447.45
2000 21,507.35
2001 23,294.33
2002 26,725.84
2003 28,741.62
2004 31,600.62
2005 34,620.66
2006 38,327.48
2007 43,354.96
2008 48,010.95
2009 50,097.73
2010 54,103.38
2011 58,675.97
2012 62,331.62
2013 66,487.82

GDP per capita (constant 2005 US$)

The latest value for GDP per capita (constant 2005 US$) in South Africa was 6,090 as of 2013. Over the past 53 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 6,090 in 2013 and 3,544 in 1960.

Definition: GDP per capita is gross domestic product divided by midyear population. GDP is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars.

Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

See also:

Year Value
1960 3,544
1961 3,566
1962 3,682
1963 3,854
1964 4,063
1965 4,325
1966 4,420
1967 4,638
1968 4,729
1969 4,846
1970 4,991
1971 5,086
1972 5,053
1973 5,166
1974 5,361
1975 5,333
1976 5,336
1977 5,220
1978 5,265
1979 5,346
1980 5,569
1981 5,726
1982 5,563
1983 5,322
1984 5,450
1985 5,246
1986 5,114
1987 5,093
1988 5,182
1989 5,189
1990 5,068
1991 4,914
1992 4,710
1993 4,668
1994 4,716
1995 4,758
1996 4,853
1997 4,867
1998 4,778
1999 4,776
2000 4,854
2001 4,884
2002 4,994
2003 5,077
2004 5,240
2005 5,444
2006 5,671
2007 5,894
2008 5,997
2009 5,821
2010 5,911
2011 6,010
2012 6,051
2013 6,090

GDP per capita (constant LCU)

The value for GDP per capita (constant LCU) in South Africa was 55,747 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 53 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 55,747 in 2013 and a minimum value of 32,436 in 1960.

Definition: GDP per capita is gross domestic product divided by midyear population. GDP at purchaser's prices is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources. Data are in constant local currency.

Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

Year Value
1960 32,436
1961 32,643
1962 33,703
1963 35,277
1964 37,186
1965 39,593
1966 40,459
1967 42,452
1968 43,282
1969 44,361
1970 45,687
1971 46,555
1972 46,254
1973 47,285
1974 49,067
1975 48,813
1976 48,845
1977 47,782
1978 48,196
1979 48,936
1980 50,974
1981 52,417
1982 50,923
1983 48,718
1984 49,891
1985 48,023
1986 46,815
1987 46,620
1988 47,433
1989 47,496
1990 46,390
1991 44,981
1992 43,111
1993 42,731
1994 43,166
1995 43,552
1996 44,425
1997 44,549
1998 43,732
1999 43,713
2000 44,435
2001 44,710
2002 45,716
2003 46,472
2004 47,964
2005 49,832
2006 51,911
2007 53,946
2008 54,892
2009 53,279
2010 54,103
2011 55,016
2012 55,391
2013 55,747

GDP per capita, PPP (current international $)

The latest value for GDP per capita, PPP (current international $) in South Africa was 12,867 as of 2013. Over the past 23 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 12,867 in 2013 and 6,584 in 1992.

Definition: GDP per capita based on purchasing power parity (PPP). PPP GDP is gross domestic product converted to international dollars using purchasing power parity rates. An international dollar has the same purchasing power over GDP as the U.S. dollar has in the United States. GDP at purchaser's prices is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources. Data are in current international dollars based on the 2011 ICP round.

Source: World Bank, International Comparison Program database.

See also:

Year Value
1990 6,705
1991 6,717
1992 6,584
1993 6,682
1994 6,893
1995 7,100
1996 7,374
1997 7,522
1998 7,464
1999 7,568
2000 7,868
2001 8,097
2002 8,407
2003 8,716
2004 9,243
2005 9,912
2006 10,643
2007 11,355
2008 11,777
2009 11,521
2010 11,843
2011 12,291
2012 12,597
2013 12,867

GDP per capita, PPP (constant 2011 international $)

The latest value for GDP per capita, PPP (constant 2011 international $) in South Africa was 12,454 as of 2013. Over the past 23 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 12,454 in 2013 and 9,546 in 1993.

Definition: GDP per capita based on purchasing power parity (PPP). PPP GDP is gross domestic product converted to international dollars using purchasing power parity rates. An international dollar has the same purchasing power over GDP as the U.S. dollar has in the United States. GDP at purchaser's prices is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources. Data are in constant 2011 international dollars.

Source: World Bank, International Comparison Program database.

See also:

Year Value
1990 10,364
1991 10,049
1992 9,631
1993 9,546
1994 9,643
1995 9,730
1996 9,925
1997 9,952
1998 9,770
1999 9,766
2000 9,927
2001 9,988
2002 10,213
2003 10,382
2004 10,715
2005 11,133
2006 11,597
2007 12,052
2008 12,263
2009 11,903
2010 12,087
2011 12,291
2012 12,375
2013 12,454

Classification

Topic: Economic Policy & Debt Indicators

Sub-Topic: National accounts