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GDP South Africa 2021

South Africa: GDP increases 4.9%

Gross Domestic Product of South Africa grew 4.9% in 2021 compared to last year. This rate is 119 -tenths of one percent higher than the figure of -7% published in 2020.

The GDP figure in 2021 was €353,384$418,020 million, South Africa is number 32 in the ranking of GDP of the 196 countries that we publish. The absolute value of GDP in South Africa rose €59,128$82,676 million with respect to 2020.

The GDP per capita of South Africa in 2021 was €5,876$6,950, €941$1,325 higher than in 2020, it was €4,935$5,625. To view the evolution of the GDP per capita, it is interesting to look back a few years and compare these data with those of 2011 when the GDP per capita in South Africa was €6,329$8,799.

If we order the countries according to their GDP per capita, South Africa is in 90th position of the 196 countries whose GDP we publish.

Here we show you the progression of the GDP in South Africa. You can see GDP in other countries in GDP and see all the economic information about South Africa in South Africa's economy.

Quarterly GDP at market prices 2021
DateQuarterly GDPQuarterly GDPQuat. GDP Growth (%)Quat. GDP Annual Growth (%)
2021Q4€89,955M$78,666M1.2%1.8%
2021Q3€89,908M$76,462M-1.7%3.2%
2021Q2€91,597M$74,452M1.3%19.6%
2021Q1€83,872M$62,086M1.0%-2.5%
< GDP South Africa 2020
Quaterly GDP Per Capita 2021
DateQu. GDP Per CapitaQu. GDP P.C. Qu. GrowthQu. GDP P.C. An. GrowthQu. GDP Per Capita $Qu. GDP P.C. An. GrowthQu. GDP P.C. Qu. Growth
2021Q41,496K-0.8%12.6%$1,30832.8%2.0%
2021Q31,508K-1.8%25.3%$1,28237.8%2.7%
2021Q21,536K9.2%48.3%$1,24946.2%19.9%
2021Q11,407K5.9%-3.1%$1,041-11.4%5.8%
< GDP South Africa 2020
Evolution: Annual GDP South Africa
DateAnnual GDPAnnual GDPGDP Growth (%)
2021€353,384M$418,020M4.9%
2020€294,256M$335,344M-7.0%
2019€346,461M$387,849M0.2%
2018€342,823M$404,673M0.8%
2017€338,342M$381,317M1.4%
2016€292,452M$323,493M0.4%
2015€312,572M$346,663M1.2%
2014€287,318M$381,195M1.8%
2013€301,928M$400,877M2.5%
2012€338,082M$434,400M2.2%
2011€329,903M$458,708M3.3%
2010€315,112M$417,315M3.0%
2009€238,319M$331,184M-1.5%
2008€216,258M$316,491M3.2%
2007€243,044M$332,650M5.4%
2006€242,361M$304,055M5.6%
2005€232,330M$288,749M5.3%
2004€206,262M$256,188M4.6%
2003€174,522M$197,017M2.9%
2002€137,359M$129,385M3.7%
2001€151,424M$135,527M2.7%
2000€164,790M$151,855M4.2%
1999€142,127M$151,426M2.4%
1998$152,885M0.5%
1997$169,004M2.6%
1996$163,340M4.3%
1995$171,736M3.1%
1994$153,569M3.2%
1993$147,236M1.2%
1992$134,557M-2.1%
1991$123,964M-1.0%
1990$115,533M-0.3%
1989$99,044M2.4%
1988$95,207M4.2%
1987$88,572M2.1%
1986$67,562M0.0%
1985$59,102M-1.2%
1984$77,315M5.1%
1983$87,417M-1.8%
1982$78,415M-0.4%
1981$85,463M5.4%
1980$82,981M6.6%
1979$57,646M3.8%
1978$46,739M3.0%
1977$40,651M-0.1%
1976$36,603M2.2%
1975$38,115M1.7%
1974$36,808M6.1%
1973$29,296M4.6%
1972$21,357M1.7%
1971$20,334M4.3%
1970$18,418M5.2%
1969$16,780M4.7%
1968$14,895M4.2%
1967$13,777M7.2%
1966$12,355M4.4%
1965$11,334M6.1%
1964$10,374M7.9%
1963$9,423M7.4%
1962$8,498M6.2%
1961$7,973M3.8%
1960$7,575M
Evolution: GDP per capita South Africa
DateGDP per capita GDP per capita GDP P.C. Annual GrowthGDP P.C. Annual Growth
2021€5,876$6,95019.1%23.6%
2020€4,935$5,625-16.3%-14.8%
2019€5,895$6,599-0.4%-5.5%
2018€5,917$6,984-0.2%4.6%
2017€5,926$6,67814.0%16.1%
2016€5,199$5,751-7.8%-8.1%
2015€5,641$6,2577.2%-10.4%
2014€5,265$6,985-6.3%-6.3%
2013€5,617$7,458-12.1%-9.1%
2012€6,387$8,2070.9%-6.7%
2011€6,329$8,7993.1%8.2%
2010€6,139$8,13030.2%24.1%
2009€4,715$6,5528.6%3.1%
2008€4,343$6,356-12.3%-6.2%
2007€4,951$6,776-1.0%8.0%
2006€5,003$6,2763.1%4.0%
2005€4,854$6,03311.3%11.4%
2004€4,360$5,41516.9%28.7%
2003€3,729$4,20925.8%50.8%
2002€2,963$2,791-10.5%-5.8%
2001€3,312$2,964-9.8%-12.4%
2000€3,670$3,38214.2%-1.2%
1999€3,213$3,424-2.4%
1998$3,508-10.9%
1997$3,9381.8%
1996$3,870-6.7%
1995$4,1459.5%
1994$3,7861.9%
1993$3,7166.7%
1992$3,4815.9%
1991$3,2894.7%
1990$3,14014.1%
1989$2,7541.8%
1988$2,7055.2%
1987$2,57028.3%
1986$2,00311.8%
1985$1,792-25.3%
1984$2,400-13.8%
1983$2,7838.6%
1982$2,562-10.6%
1981$2,8650.4%
1980$2,85437.8%
1979$2,07220.3%
1978$1,72212.2%
1977$1,5358.4%
1976$1,417-6.4%
1975$1,5130.9%
1974$1,49922.4%
1973$1,22533.6%
1972$9172.3%
1971$8977.5%
1970$8356.9%
1969$7819.8%
1968$7115.4%
1967$6758.7%
1966$6216.3%
1965$5856.5%
1964$5497.3%
1963$5128.1%
1962$4734.0%
1961$4552.7%
1960$443
Evolution: GDP growth rate at constant prices South Africa
Evolution: GDP per capita South Africa
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