South Africa - GDP per capita

GDP per capita (current US$)

The latest value for GDP per capita (current US$) in South Africa was $8,070.03 as of 2011. Over the past 51 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $8,070.03 in 2011 and $423.27 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 $423.27
1961 $431.35
1962 $448.00
1963 $484.53
1964 $519.41
1965 $554.79
1966 $591.81
1967 $646.28
1968 $684.32
1969 $754.91
1970 $810.77
1971 $874.45
1972 $897.38
1973 $1,202.47
1974 $1,477.02
1975 $1,494.16
1976 $1,403.95
1977 $1,526.81
1978 $1,719.90
1979 $2,076.28
1980 $2,920.78
1981 $3,073.12
1982 $2,764.29
1983 $2,893.73
1984 $2,792.01
1985 $2,142.15
1986 $2,475.04
1987 $3,158.59
1988 $3,398.64
1989 $3,621.52
1990 $3,182.21
1991 $3,345.81
1992 $3,557.11
1993 $3,479.92
1994 $3,546.67
1995 $3,862.81
1996 $3,593.28
1997 $3,636.17
1998 $3,205.17
1999 $3,102.81
2000 $3,019.95
2001 $2,638.16
2002 $2,439.99
2003 $3,647.70
2004 $4,695.04
2005 $5,234.31
2006 $5,468.30
2007 $5,930.13
2008 $5,612.90
2009 $5,738.27
2010 $7,271.73
2011 $8,070.03

GDP per capita (current LCU)

The value for GDP per capita (current LCU) in South Africa was 58,597.57 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 58,597.57 in 2011 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 11,371.49
1994 12,593.51
1995 14,010.74
1996 15,448.75
1997 16,755.34
1998 17,719.08
1999 18,956.59
2000 20,957.91
2001 22,712.38
2002 25,719.34
2003 27,593.97
2004 30,328.51
2005 33,286.71
2006 37,028.85
2007 41,779.91
2008 46,369.38
2009 48,624.24
2010 53,237.95
2011 58,597.57

GDP per capita (constant 2000 US$)

The latest value for GDP per capita (constant 2000 US$) in South Africa was 3,825 as of 2011. Over the past 51 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 3,825 in 2011 and 2,204 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 U.S. dollars.

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

See also:

Year Value
1960 2,204
1961 2,218
1962 2,290
1963 2,397
1964 2,526
1965 2,690
1966 2,749
1967 2,884
1968 2,941
1969 3,014
1970 3,104
1971 3,163
1972 3,143
1973 3,213
1974 3,334
1975 3,316
1976 3,319
1977 3,246
1978 3,275
1979 3,325
1980 3,463
1981 3,561
1982 3,460
1983 3,310
1984 3,390
1985 3,263
1986 3,181
1987 3,167
1988 3,223
1989 3,227
1990 3,152
1991 3,056
1992 2,929
1993 2,903
1994 2,934
1995 2,960
1996 3,020
1997 3,030
1998 2,975
1999 2,972
2000 3,020
2001 3,040
2002 3,108
2003 3,159
2004 3,264
2005 3,398
2006 3,548
2007 3,704
2008 3,796
2009 3,698
2010 3,753
2011 3,825

GDP per capita (constant LCU)

The value for GDP per capita (constant LCU) in South Africa was 37,474 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 37,474 in 2011 and a minimum value of 21,589 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 21,589
1961 21,728
1962 22,433
1963 23,481
1964 24,751
1965 26,353
1966 26,930
1967 28,257
1968 28,809
1969 29,527
1970 30,409
1971 30,988
1972 30,787
1973 31,473
1974 32,660
1975 32,491
1976 32,512
1977 31,804
1978 32,080
1979 32,572
1980 33,929
1981 34,889
1982 33,895
1983 32,427
1984 33,208
1985 31,964
1986 31,160
1987 31,031
1988 31,572
1989 31,613
1990 30,878
1991 29,940
1992 28,695
1993 28,442
1994 28,741
1995 29,003
1996 29,586
1997 29,682
1998 29,142
1999 29,118
2000 29,586
2001 29,779
2002 30,449
2003 30,950
2004 31,980
2005 33,287
2006 34,760
2007 36,288
2008 37,188
2009 36,225
2010 36,772
2011 37,474

GDP per capita, PPP (current international $)

The latest value for GDP per capita, PPP (current international $) in South Africa was 10,960 as of 2011. Over the past 31 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 10,960 in 2011 and 4,184 in 1980.

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.

Source: World Bank, International Comparison Program database.

See also:

Year Value
1980 4,184
1981 4,705
1982 4,850
1983 4,823
1984 5,125
1985 5,084
1986 5,067
1987 5,193
1988 5,468
1989 5,681
1990 5,760
1991 5,774
1992 5,651
1993 5,724
1994 5,902
1995 6,094
1996 6,327
1997 6,470
1998 6,441
1999 6,530
2000 6,779
2001 6,978
2002 7,250
2003 7,525
2004 7,994
2005 8,597
2006 9,267
2007 9,955
2008 10,427
2009 10,291
2010 10,520
2011 10,960

GDP per capita, PPP (constant 2005 international $)

The latest value for GDP per capita, PPP (constant 2005 international $) in South Africa was 9,678 as of 2011. Over the past 31 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 9,678 in 2011 and 7,346 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 2005 international dollars.

Source: World Bank, International Comparison Program database.

See also:

Year Value
1980 8,763
1981 9,011
1982 8,754
1983 8,375
1984 8,576
1985 8,255
1986 8,048
1987 8,014
1988 8,154
1989 8,165
1990 7,975
1991 7,732
1992 7,411
1993 7,346
1994 7,423
1995 7,490
1996 7,641
1997 7,666
1998 7,526
1999 7,520
2000 7,641
2001 7,691
2002 7,864
2003 7,993
2004 8,259
2005 8,597
2006 8,977
2007 9,372
2008 9,604
2009 9,356
2010 9,497
2011 9,678

Classification

Topic: Economic Policy & Debt Indicators

Sub-Topic: National accounts