South Africa: Household consumption, in dollars

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 South Africa

Household consumption, billion USD

 Latest value 257.37
 Year 2022
 Measure billion U.S. dollars
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 104.48
 Min - Max 5.28 - 288.36
 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 104.48 billion U.S. dollars with a minimum of 5.28 billion U.S. dollars in 1960 and a maximum of 288.36 billion U.S. dollars in 2011. The latest value from 2022 is 257.37 billion U.S. dollars. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 141 countries is 258.65 billion 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 - Household consumption, in dollars - recent values

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South Africa - Household consumption, in dollars - historical chart - 1960-2022




Definition: Household final consumption expenditure (formerly private consumption) is the market value of all goods and services, including durable products (such as cars, washing machines, and home computers), purchased by households. It excludes purchases of dwellings but includes imputed rent for owner-occupied dwellings. It also includes payments and fees to governments to obtain permits and licenses. Here, household consumption expenditure includes the expenditures of nonprofit institutions serving households, even when reported separately by the country. Data are in current U.S. dollars.


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 Capital investment, percent of GDP 15.38 2022 percent
 Capital investment, in dollars 62.33 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Household consumption, percent of GDP 63.51 2022 percent
 Household consumption, in dollars 257.37 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Household consumption 1,124.93 Q3/2023 billion
 Consumption as percent of GDP 63.34 Q3/2023 percent
 Consumption growth 6.12 Q3/2023 percent
 Investment 270.41 Q3/2023 billion
 Investment as percent of GDP 15.22 Q3/2023 percent
 Investment growth 11.42 Q3/2023 percent
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