World Economic Outlook Databases(Source:IMF)

South Africa
ID Subject(Unit) 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
1 Gross domestic product, constant prices(National currency,Billions) 3,093.018 3,125.527 3,174.954 3,244.747 3,316.086 3,388.994
2 Gross domestic product, constant prices(Percent change) 0.695 1.051 1.581 2.198 2.199 2.199
3 Gross domestic product, current prices(National currency,Billions) 4,610.464 4,911.709 5,268.788 5,686.147 6,136.587 6,622.711
4 Gross domestic product, current prices(U.S. dollars,Billions) 344.064 361.155 374.255 389.6 404.279 419.392
5 Gross domestic product, current prices(Purchasing power parity; international dollars,Billions) 757.334 780.147 809.396 844.588 881.084 917.782
6 Gross domestic product, deflator(Index) 149.06 157.148 165.948 175.242 185.055 195.418
7 Gross domestic product per capita, constant prices(National currency,Units) 54,739.981 54,450.082 54,445.982 54,772.481 55,101.125 55,431.752
8 Gross domestic product per capita, constant prices(Purchasing power parity; 2011 international dollar,Units) 12,215.431 12,150.739 12,149.824 12,222.683 12,296.021 12,369.802
9 Gross domestic product per capita, current prices(National currency,Units) 81,595.604 85,567.323 90,352.289 95,984.179 101,967.467 108,323.75
10 Gross domestic product per capita, current prices(U.S. dollars,Units) 6,089.224 6,291.715 6,417.943 6,576.582 6,717.634 6,859.74
11 Gross domestic product per capita, current prices(Purchasing power parity; international dollars,Units) 13,403.227 13,591.017 13,880.002 14,256.944 14,640.362 15,011.611
12 Output gap in percent of potential GDP(Percent of potential GDP) -99,999 -99,999 -99,999 -99,999 -99,999 -99,999
13 Gross domestic product based on purchasing-power-parity (PPP) share of world total(Percent) 0.598 0.583 0.571 0.563 0.555 0.547
14 Implied PPP conversion rate(National currency per current international dollar) 6.088 6.296 6.51 6.732 6.965 7.216
15 Total investment(Percent of GDP) 19.074 19.047 19.12 19.269 19.421 19.58
16 Gross national savings(Percent of GDP) 16.223 15.79 15.51 15.537 15.671 15.803
17 Inflation, average consumer prices(Index) 103.142 108.635 114.61 120.913 127.564 134.58
18 Inflation, average consumer prices(Percent change) 5.426 5.326 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5
19 Inflation, end of period consumer prices(Index) 105.636 111.34 117.464 123.924 130.74 137.931
20 Inflation, end of period consumer prices(Percent change) 5.2 5.4 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5
21 Six-month London interbank offered rate (LIBOR)(Percent) -99,999 -99,999 -99,999 -99,999 -99,999 -99,999
22 Volume of imports of goods and services(Percent change) 0.775 2.58 3.193 3.124 3.124 3.124
23 Volume of Imports of goods(Percent change) 0.775 2.58 3.193 3.124 3.124 3.124
24 Volume of exports of goods and services(Percent change) 1.915 2.33 3.1 3.195 3.385 3.385
25 Volume of exports of goods(Percent change) 1.915 2.33 3.1 3.195 3.385 3.385
26 Unemployment rate(Percent of total labor force) 27.6 28.3 28.5 28.6 28.599 28.588
27 Employment(Persons,Millions) -99,999 -99,999 -99,999 -99,999 -99,999 -99,999
28 Population(Persons,Millions) 56.504 57.402 58.314 59.24 60.182 61.138
29 General government revenue(National currency,Billions) 1,340.963 1,443.751 1,561.839 1,686.47 1,820.48 1,966.015
30 General government revenue(Percent of GDP) 29.085 29.394 29.643 29.659 29.666 29.686
31 General government total expenditure(National currency,Billions) 1,546.297 1,655.649 1,788.022 1,927.821 2,069.966 2,220.229
32 General government total expenditure(Percent of GDP) 33.539 33.708 33.936 33.904 33.732 33.524
33 General government net lending/borrowing(National currency,Billions) -205.334 -211.897 -226.184 -241.351 -249.485 -254.214
34 General government net lending/borrowing(Percent of GDP) -4.454 -4.314 -4.293 -4.245 -4.066 -3.839
35 General government structural balance(National currency,Billions) -161.531 -168.54 -182.137 -195.927 -207.748 -226.292
36 General government structural balance(Percent of potential GDP) -3.449 -3.373 -3.407 -3.416 -3.369 -3.414
37 General government primary net lending/borrowing(National currency,Billions) -40.409 -28.745 -20.385 -12.03 4.457 25.514
38 General government primary net lending/borrowing(Percent of GDP) -0.876 -0.585 -0.387 -0.212 0.073 0.385
39 General government net debt(National currency,Billions) 2,196.866 2,463.01 2,744.169 3,060.579 3,395.237 3,738.438
40 General government net debt(Percent of GDP) 47.65 50.146 52.083 53.825 55.328 56.449
41 General government gross debt(National currency,Billions) 2,443.166 2,728.904 3,009.086 3,300.968 3,605.524 3,918.624
42 General government gross debt(Percent of GDP) 52.992 55.559 57.112 58.053 58.755 59.169
43 Gross domestic product corresponding to fiscal year, current prices(National currency,Billions) 4,610.464 4,911.709 5,268.788 5,686.147 6,136.587 6,622.711
44 Current account balance(U.S. dollars,Billions) -9.81 -11.76 -13.51 -14.541 -15.159 -15.838
45 Current account balance(Percent of GDP) -2.851 -3.256 -3.61 -3.732 -3.75 -3.776

OECD Factbook Statistics(Source:OECD)

South Africa
ID Subject(Unit) Year Value
1 Real effective exchange rates(Index,Units,2010=100) 2014 76.95315
2 Total fertility rates(Number,Units) 2013 2.34
3 Income inequality: Gini (at disposable income; post taxes and transfers)(0-1 scale,Units) 2012 0.67
4 Imports of goods(US Dollar,Billions) 2014 99.892738
5 Trade balance of goods(US Dollar,Billions) 2014 -9.280634
6 Exports of goods(US Dollar,Billions) 2014 90.612104
7 Outward FDI stocks(US Dollar,Millions) 2013 128,681.3983
8 Inward FDI stocks(US Dollar,Millions) 2013 152,123.4711
9 Outflows of foreign direct investment(US Dollar,Millions) 2014 6,939.262673
10 Inflows of foreign direct investment(US Dollar,Millions) 2014 5,713.732719
11 Total FDI Index(Index,Units) 2014 0.055
12 Primary sector(Index,Units) 2014 0.01
13 Manufacturing(Index,Units) 2014 0.01
14 Electricity(Index,Units) 2014 0.01
15 Distribution(Index,Units) 2014 0.01
16 Transport(Index,Units) 2014 0.193
17 Media(Index,Units) 2014 0.298
18 Communications(Index,Units) 2014 0.01
19 Financial services(Index,Units) 2014 0.052
20 Business services(Index,Units) 2014 0.26
21 Nuclear electricity generation; Terawatt hours(Terawatt hours,Units) 2014 14.8
22 Nuclear electricity generation; As a percentage of total electricity generation(Percentage,Units) 2014 6.2
23 Nuclear power plants connected to the grid(Number,Units) 2014 2
24 Nuclear power plants under construction(Number,Units) 2014 0
25 Pupils enrolled in pre-primary education (ISCED 02) as a percentage of total enrolment in early childhood education (ISCED 01+ ISCED 02) (Percentage,Units) 2013 100
26 Annual expenditure per student in pre-primary education(US Dollar,Units) 2012 806.212935
27 Annual expenditure per student in all early childhood education(US Dollar,Units) 2012 806.212935
28 Population aged 25-34 below upper secondary(Percentage,Units) 2014 72.133293
29 Population aged 25-34 in upper secondary or post-secondary non-tertiary(Percentage,Units) 2014 5.22627
30 Population aged 25-64 below upper secondary(Percentage,Units) 2014 58.306366
31 Population aged 25-64 in upper secondary or post-secondary non-tertiary(Percentage,Units) 2014 6.6274
32 Expenditure per student in primary education(US Dollar,Units,2010) 2012 2,430.935209
33 Expenditure per student in all secondary education(US Dollar,Units,2010) 2012 2,439.864938
34 Annual expenditure per student in all tertiary education(US Dollar,Units,2010) 2012 10,885.27907
35 Public social expenditure(Percentage,Units) 2012 8.740899
36 Private pension expenditure(Percentage,Units) 2013 4.322974
37 Trade balance of services(US Dollar,Billions) 2011 -4,840.66
38 GDP per capita(US Dollar,Units) 2014 13,146.40287
39 CPI: energy(Growth rate,Units) 2014 7.167137
40 CPI: all items(Growth rate,Units) 2014 6.130516
41 Household net saving rates(Percentage,Units) 2014 -2.403778
42 Real GDP growth(Growth rate,Units) 2014 1.524842
43 International imports in goods and services(Percentage,Units) 2014 33.117483
44 Imports of services(US Dollar,Billions) 2011 19,664.15
45 CPI: all items non food non energy(Growth rate,Units) 2014 5.526362
46 Gross national income per capita(US Dollar,Units) 2014 12,794.77574
47 International exports in goods and services(Percentage,Units) 2014 31.256486
48 Exports of services(US Dollar,Billions) 2011 14,823.49
49 Gross fixed capital formation(Growth rate,Units) 2014 -0.38646
50 CPI: food(Growth rate,Units) 2014 8.010506
51 Long-term interest rates(Percentage,Units) 2014 8.25
52 Total primary energy supply per unit of GDP(Tonnes of oil equivalent (toe),Units) 2013 0.24
53 Unemployment rates: men(Percentage,Units) 2014 23.325
54 Long-term unemployment(Percentage,Units) 2014 57.752127
55 Production costs for general government; Other production costs(Percentage,Units) 2013 2.01
56 Triadic patent families(Number,Units) 2013 41.8318
57 Re-exported intermediates: Textiles; textile products; leather and footwear(Percentage,Units) 2011 22.44
58 Re-exported intermediates: Transport and storage; post and telecommunication(Percentage,Units) 2011 31.24
59 Public expenditure on health(Percentage,Units) 2013 4.3261
60 Re-exported intermediates: Basic metals and fabricated metal products(Percentage,Units) 2011 31.39
61 Production costs for general government; total(Percentage,Units) 2013 29.78
62 Incidence of part-time employment(Percentage,Units) 2014 8.035965
63 Purchasing power parities(National currency per US dollar,Units) 2014 5.342
64 Production costs for general government; compensation of employees(Percentage,Units) 2013 14.25
65 Gross domestic expenditure on R&D(US Dollar,Millions,2005) 2012 4,613.920183
66 General government net lending(Percentage,Units) 2014 -4.07282
67 Re-exported intermediates: Agriculture; hunting; forestry and fishing(Percentage,Units) 2011 17.09
68 Unemployment rates: women(Percentage,Units) 2014 27.225
69 Re-exported intermediates: Wood paper; paper products; printing and publishing(Percentage,Units) 2011 24.6
70 Indices of price levels(OECD=100,Units) 2014 50
71 Private expenditure on health(Percentage,Units) 2013 4.6064
72 Re-exported intermediates: Machinery and equipment(Percentage,Units) 2011 43.34
73 Production costs for general government; costs of goods and services used and financed by general government(Percentage,Units) 2013 13.52
74 Unemployment rates: total(Percentage,Units) 2014 25.1
75 Total primary energy supply(Tonnes of oil equivalent (toe),Millions) 2013 141.27
76 Re-exported intermediates: Transport equipment(Percentage,Units) 2011 31.24
77 Re-exported intermediates: Chemicals and non-metallic mineral products(Percentage,Units) 2011 29.27
78 Researchers(Ratio,Units) 2012 1.482695
79 Re-exported intermediates: Food products; beverages and tobacco(Percentage,Units) 2011 19.6
80 Total expenditure on health(Percentage,Units) 2013 8.9325
81 CO2 emissions from fuel combustion(Tonnes,Millions) 2013 420.4
82 Current account balance(Percentage,Units) 2010 -2.762419
83 Foreign value added as a share of gross exports(Percentage,Units) 2011 19.47
84 PPI: domestic manufacturing(Growth rate,Units) 2014 7.446139
85 Employment rates of native-born population by educational attainment: High(Percentage,Units) 2007 79.9
86 Employment rates of foreign-born population by educational attainment: High(Percentage,Units) 2007 75.3
87 Employment rates: women(Ratio,Units) 2014 36.88358
88 Production of crude oil(Tonnes,Millions) 2014 213.947
89 Population levels(Inhabitants,Thousands) 2014 54,002
90 Employment rates of foreign-born population by educational attainment: Total(Percentage,Units) 2007 63.7
91 Employment rates: men(Ratio,Units) 2014 48.85346
92 Employment rates of native-born population by educational attainment: Total(Percentage,Units) 2007 36.3
93 Employment rates of foreign-born population by educational attainment: low(Percentage,Units) 2007 60.8
94 Real household disposable income(Growth rate,Units) 2014 2.158979
95 Employment rates of native-born population by educational attainment: low(Percentage,Units) 2007 27.8
96 Electricity generation(Terawatt hours,Units) 2013 253,192
97 Employment rates: total(Ratio,Units) 2014 42.77369
98 Contribution of renewables to energy supply(Percentage,Units) 2013 0.1096
99 Re-exported intermediates: Business services(Percentage,Units) 2011 32.57
100 Employment rates for age group 15-24(Percentage,Units) 2014 12.31537
101 Employment rates for age group 25-54(Percentage,Units) 2014 57.4549
102 Employment rates for age group 55-64(Percentage,Units) 2014 40.60155
103 Greenhouse gas emissions(Tonnes,Thousands) 1990 347,349.4
104 Population growth rates(Growth rate,Units) 2014 1.58772
105 Share of national population in the ten per cent of regions with the largest population(Percentage,Units) 2014 21.5
106 Life expectancy at birth: women(Years,Units) 2013 58.8
107 Regional elderly population: Maximum(Average growth rate,Units) 2014 4
108 Levels of GDP per capita and labour productivity - Effect of labour utilisation(Percentage points,Units) 2014 -23.613226
109 Gini index of regional unemployment rates(Index,Units) 2014 0.1
110 Levels of GDP per capita and labour productivity - Percentage gap with respect to US GDP per hour worked(Percentage points,Units) 2014 -68.502311
111 Adult population smoking daily: males(Percentage,Units) 2012 32.1
112 GDP per hour worked(US Dollar,Units) 2014 21.240004
113 Regional variation of the youth unemployment rate: maximum(Percentage,Units) 2014 34.1
114 Infant mortality(Deaths per 1 000 live births,Units) 2013 32.8
115 Obesity rate among the adult population(Percentage,Units) 2014 26.5
116 Practising physicians(Per 1 000 inhabitants,Units) 2014 0.77
117 Ratio of nurses to physicians(Ratio,Units) 2014 1.601952
118 Adult population smoking daily: females(Percentage,Units) 2012 7.4
119 Life expectancy at birth: men(Years,Units) 2013 54.7
120 Regional elderly population: Country average(Average growth rate,Units) 2014 2.1
121 Levels of GDP per capita and labour productivity - Percentage gap with respect to US GDP per capita(Percentage points,Units) 2014 -75.939932
122 Life expectancy at birth: total(Years,Units) 2013 56.8
123 Regional elderly population: Minimum(Average growth rate,Units) 2014 0.4
124 Adult population smoking daily(Percentage,Units) 2012 19.8
125 Elderly population(Percentage,Units) 2014 5.5
126 Regional variation of the youth unemployment rate: minimum(Percentage,Units) 2014 16.5

The World Factbook(Source:CIA)

South Africa
ID Subject(Unit) Value Date
1 AREA(SQ KM) 1,219,090 -99999
2 POPULATION(POPULATION) 54,841,552 July 2017 est.
3 MEDIAN AGE(MEDIAN AGE) 26.8 -99999
4 POPULATION GROWTH RATE(%) 1 2017 est.
5 BIRTH RATE(BIRTHS/1,000 POPULATION) 20.2 2017 est.
6 DEATH RATE(DEATHS/1,000 POPULATION) 9.4 2017 est.
7 NET MIGRATION RATE(MIGRANTS/1,000 POPULATION) -0.9 2017 est.
8 MATERNAL MORTALITY RATE(DEATHS/100,000 LIVE BIRTHS) 138 2015 est.
9 INFANT MORTALITY RATE(DEATHS/1,000 LIVE BIRTHS) 31 2017 est.
10 LIFE EXPECTANCY AT BIRTH(YEARS) 63.8 2017 est.
11 TOTAL FERTILITY RATE(CHILDREN BORN/WOMAN) 2.29 2017 est.
12 HEALTH EXPENDITURES(% OF GDP) 8.8 2014
13 HIV/AIDS - ADULT PREVALENCE RATE(%) 18.9 2016 est.
14 HIV/AIDS - PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS(HIV/AIDS - PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS) 7,100,000 2016 est.
15 HIV/AIDS - DEATHS(HIV/AIDS - DEATHS) 110,000 2016 est.
16 OBESITY - ADULT PREVALENCE RATE(%) 28.3 2016
17 CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 5 YEARS UNDERWEIGHT(%) 8.7 2008
18 EDUCATION EXPENDITURES(% OF GDP) 6 2010
19 UNEMPLOYMENT, YOUTH AGES 15-24(%) 51.5 2012 est.
20 GDP (PURCHASING POWER PARITY)(GDP PURCHASING POWER PARITY) -99,999 2016 est.
21 GDP - REAL GROWTH RATE(%) 0.3 2016 est.
22 GDP - PER CAPITA (PPP)(GDP - PER CAPITA PPP) -99,999 2016 est.
23 GROSS NATIONAL SAVING(% OF GDP) 16.2 2016 est.
24 INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION GROWTH RATE(%) -1.3 2016 est.
25 LABOR FORCE(LABOR FORCE) 21,530,000 2016 est.
26 UNEMPLOYMENT RATE(%) 26.7 2016 est.
27 DISTRIBUTION OF FAMILY INCOME - GINI INDEX(DISTRIBUTION OF FAMILY INCOME - GINI INDEX) 62.5 2013 est.
28 TAXES AND OTHER REVENUES(% OF GDP) 26.9 2016 est.
29 BUDGET SURPLUS (+) OR DEFICIT (-)(% OF GDP) -3.5 2016 est.
30 PUBLIC DEBT(% OF GDP) 50.1 2016 est.
31 INFLATION RATE (CONSUMER PRICES)(%) 6.6 2016 est.
32 CENTRAL BANK DISCOUNT RATE(%) 5.75 31 December 2014
33 COMMERCIAL BANK PRIME LENDING RATE(%) 10.46 31 December 2016 est.
34 STOCK OF NARROW MONEY(STOCK OF NARROW MONEY) -99,999 31 December 2016 est.
35 STOCK OF BROAD MONEY(STOCK OF BROAD MONEY) -99,999 31 December 2016 est.
36 STOCK OF DOMESTIC CREDIT(STOCK OF DOMESTIC CREDIT) -99,999 31 December 2016 est.
37 MARKET VALUE OF PUBLICLY TRADED SHARES(MARKET VALUE OF PUBLICLY TRADED SHARES) -99,999 31 December 2015 est.
38 CURRENT ACCOUNT BALANCE(CURRENT ACCOUNT BALANCE) -99,999 2016 est.
39 EXPORTS(EXPORTS) -99,999 2016 est.
40 IMPORTS(IMPORTS) -99,999 2016 est.
41 RESERVES OF FOREIGN EXCHANGE AND GOLD(RESERVES OF FOREIGN EXCHANGE AND GOLD) -99,999 31 December 2016 est.
42 DEBT - EXTERNAL(DEBT - EXTERNAL) -99,999 31 December 2016 est.
43 STOCK OF DIRECT FOREIGN INVESTMENT - AT HOME(STOCK OF DIRECT FOREIGN INVESTMENT - AT HOME) -99,999 31 December 2016 est.
44 STOCK OF DIRECT FOREIGN INVESTMENT - ABROAD(STOCK OF DIRECT FOREIGN INVESTMENT - ABROAD) -99,999 31 December 2016 est.
45 ELECTRICITY - PRODUCTION(KWH) 229,200,000,000 2015 est.
46 ELECTRICITY - CONSUMPTION(KWH) 207,700,000,000 2015 est.
47 ELECTRICITY - EXPORTS(KWH) 16,550,000,000 2016 est.
48 ELECTRICITY - IMPORTS(KWH) 10,560,000,000 2016 est.
49 ELECTRICITY - INSTALLED GENERATING CAPACITY(KW) 47,280,000 2015 est.
50 ELECTRICITY - FROM FOSSIL FUELS(% OF TOTAL INSTALLED CAPACITY) 86.7 2015 est.
51 ELECTRICITY - FROM NUCLEAR FUELS(% OF TOTAL INSTALLED CAPACITY) 3.9 2015 est.
52 ELECTRICITY - FROM HYDROELECTRIC PLANTS(% OF TOTAL INSTALLED CAPACITY) 1.4 2015 est.
53 ELECTRICITY - FROM OTHER RENEWABLE SOURCES(% OF TOTAL INSTALLED CAPACITY) 7.1 2015 est.
54 CRUDE OIL - PRODUCTION(BBL/DAY) 2,000 2016 est.
55 CRUDE OIL - EXPORTS(BBL/DAY) 0 2014 est.
56 CRUDE OIL - IMPORTS(BBL/DAY) 434,500 2014 est.
57 CRUDE OIL - PROVED RESERVES(BBL) 15,000,000 1 January 2017 est.
58 REFINED PETROLEUM PRODUCTS - PRODUCTION(BBL/DAY) 431,000 2014 est.
59 REFINED PETROLEUM PRODUCTS - CONSUMPTION(BBL/DAY) 660,000 2015 est.
60 REFINED PETROLEUM PRODUCTS - EXPORTS(BBL/DAY) 78,110 2014 est.
61 REFINED PETROLEUM PRODUCTS - IMPORTS(BBL/DAY) 164,700 2014 est.
62 NATURAL GAS - PRODUCTION(CU M) 1,100,000,000 2015 est.
63 NATURAL GAS - CONSUMPTION(CU M) 8,660,000,000 2015 est.
64 NATURAL GAS - EXPORTS(CU M) 0 2013 est.
65 NATURAL GAS - IMPORTS(CU M) 3,800,000,000 2015 est.
66 NATURAL GAS - PROVED RESERVES(CU M) 15,010,000,000 1 January 2012 est.
67 TELEPHONES - FIXED LINES(TELEPHONES - MAIN LINES IN USE) 4,300,000 2014 est.
68 TELEPHONES - MOBILE CELLULAR(TELEPHONES - MOBILE CELLULAR) 79,500,000 2014 est.
69 INTERNET USERS(INTERNET USERS) 24,800,000 2014 est.
70 AIRPORTS(AIRPORTS) 566 2013
71 RAILWAYS(KM) 20,986 2014
72 ROADWAYS(KM) 747,014 2014
73 MERCHANT MARINE(MERCHANT MARINE) 3 2010
74 MILITARY EXPENDITURES(% OF GDP) 1 2013