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NATIONAL PUBLIC DEBT South Africa 2016

National debt fell in South Africa

In 2016 South Africa public debt was 137,780 million euros 152,509 million dollars, has decreased 3,410 4,141 million since 2015.

This amount means that the debt in 2016 reached 51.7% of South Africa GDP, a 2.37 percentage point rise from 2015, when it was 49.33% of GDP.

If we check the tables we can see the evolution of South Africa debt. It has risen since 2006 in global debt terms, when it was 67,875 million euros 85,224 million dollars and also in terms of GDP percentage, when it amounted to 31.36%.

According to the last data point published, South Africa per capita debt in 2016 was 2,477 euros2,742 dollars per inhabitant. In 2015 it was 2,579 euros 2,861 dollars, afterwards dropping by 102 euros 119dollars, and if we again check 2006 we can see that then the debt per person was 1,408 euros1,768 dollars .

The position of South Africa, as compared with the rest of the world, has worsened in 2016 in terms of GDP percentage. Currently it is country number 101 in the list of debt to GDP and 102 in debt per capita, out of the 185 we publish.

In this page we show you the progression of the public debt in South Africa. You can see debt in other countries in Public debt and see all the information about South Africa in economy of South Africa.

South Africa: Debt evolution
DateDebtDebtDebt (%GDP)Debt Per CapitaDebt Per Capita
2016137,780152,50951.70%2,477€2,742$
2015141,190156,65049.33%2,579€2,861$
2014124,071164,82846.96%2,301€3,057$
2013121,798161,76044.10%2,294€3,046$
2012126,400162,39841.00%2,416€3,104$
2011114,532159,42938.23%2,221€3,091$
201098,077130,02034.68%1,929€2,557$
200964,18789,52830.08%1,280€1,785$
200851,70676,04926.51%1,045€1,537$
200759,03980,91227.06%1,209€1,657$
200667,87585,22431.36%1,408€1,768$
200568,69585,46333.21%1,443€1,795$
200463,32878,77334.39%1,347€1,675$
200354,90562,10935.43%1,182€1,337$
200243,56741,19735.55%949€897$
200157,57051,56042.40%1,263€1,131$
200062,33357,57142.21%1,388€1,282$
South Africa: Debt evolution as percent of GDP

South Africa: Debt evolution Millions