Selected indicators for South Africa


Population, Million persons, 2002-2022

60.6 million

Growth rate: <%population-growth-rate%>%

Income inequality

Income inequality, 0 = complete equality; 1 = complete inequality, latest available year

CO2 emissions

Air and GHG emissions, Carbon dioxide (CO2), latest available year

6.6 tonnes per capita


Gross domestic product (GDP), US dollars/capita, 2022
Real GDP forecast, Annual growth rate (%), 2025

15 953 US$ per capita

Projected growth rate: 1.2%


General government debt, % of GDP, 2022

Government debt:
74.9 % of GDP