Selected indicators for South Africa

Population

Population, Million persons, 2000-2020
Population, Annual growth rate (%), 2020

59.5 million

Growth rate: 1.4%

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

7.4 tonnes per capita

GDP

Gross domestic product (GDP), US dollars/capita, 2021
Real GDP forecast, Annual growth rate (%), 2023

Projected growth rate: 1.6%