Indicators of economy in South Africa

The essential economic performance of a country is reflected by the gross domestic product. So the total of all goods and services sold. Worldwide gross domestic product in 2017 was at about 10.538 US Dollar per capita. The GDP in South Africa reached 6.151 US Dollar per capita. The gross national product has been at 5.430 US Dollar per capita.

Inflation in South Africa was in 2017 at around 5.18%. For the the EU, the average of the same was year at 1.58%.

Compared to Germany, the prices for convenience goods are approximately 42.00% lower.
The Corruption Perceptions Index for the public sector counts 43 and is compared to other countries bad.


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Unemployment rates in percent 1991 - 2018

Unemployment rates South Africa

Economic performance 2017

 South Africa
Total
South Africa
per capita
EU
Total
EU
per capita
GDP348.87 bn USD6,151.08 USD17,281.87 tn USD33,723.27 USD
Gross national product307.96 bn USD5,429.80 USD16,800.74 tn USD32,784.42 USD


Development of the Gross domestic product in billion US Dollar 1979 - 2017

GDP South Africa

Development of inflation
Corruption in South Africa
Cost of living in a global comparison

Im- and Exports 2017

 South Africa
Total
South Africa
per capita
EU
Total
EU
per capita
Exports103.84 bn USD1,830.76 USD7,949.18 bn USD15,511.77 USD
Imports98.80 bn USD1,742.01 USD7,295.39 bn USD14,235.99 USD


Development of imports and exports in billion US dollars 1979 - 2017


Exports
Imports