South Africa: GDP per capita, current dollars

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 South Africa

GDP per capita, current U.S. dollars

 Latest value 6,766.48
 Year 2022
 Measure U.S. dollars
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 3,560.73
 Min - Max 529.56 - 8,737.04
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for South Africa from 1960 to 2022. The average value for South Africa during that period was 3560.73 U.S. dollars with a minimum of 529.56 U.S. dollars in 1960 and a maximum of 8737.04 U.S. dollars in 2011. The latest value from 2022 is 6766.48 U.S. dollars. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 184 countries is 19136.31 U.S. dollars. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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South Africa - GDP per capita, current dollars - Recent values chart

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South Africa - GDP per capita, current dollars - historical chart - 1960-2022




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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Economic growth 1.91 2022 percent
 GDP, constant dollars 360.7 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 GDP, current U.S. dollars 405.27 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 GDP per capita, current dollars 6,766.48 2022 U.S. dollars
 GDP per capita, PPP 13,479 2022 U.S. dollars
 GDP per capita, constant dollars 6,022.43 2022 U.S. dollars
 Productivity, relative to the U.S. 31.41 2021 index points
 Productivity, current USD 26.7 2021 USD per hour worked
 Economic growth, quarterly -0.75 Q3/2023 percent
 Economic growth Q-on-Q -0.25 Q3/2023 percent
 Gross Domestic Product (GDP) 1,779.58 Q3/2023 billion
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