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NATIONAL PUBLIC DEBT South Africa 2016

National debt fell in South Africa

In 2016 South Africa public debt was 134,138 million euros 148,477 million dollars, has decreased 7,052 8,173 million since 2015.

This amount means that the debt in 2016 reached 50.47% of South Africa GDP, a 0.69 percentage point rise from 2015, when it was 49.78% 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 2,399 euros2,655 dollars per inhabitant. In 2015 it was 2,567 euros 2,848 dollars, afterwards dropping by 168 euros 193dollars, and if we again check 2006 we can see that then the debt per person was 1,407 euros1,767 dollars .

The position of South Africa, as compared with the rest of the world, has improved in 2016 in terms of GDP percentage. Currently it is country number 99 in the list of debt to GDP and 104 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
 Millions €Millions $% GDP€ Per Capita$ Per Capita
2016134,138148,47750.47%2,3992,655
2015141,190156,65049.78%2,5672,848
2014124,071164,82846.90%2,2913,045
2013121,798161,76043.99%2,2853,034
2012126,400162,39841.00%2,4073,095
2011114,532159,42938.23%2,2143,081
201098,077130,02034.68%1,9242,553
200964,18789,52830.08%1,2771,779
200851,70676,04926.51%1,0431,536
200759,03980,91227.06%1,2081,655
200667,87585,22431.36%1,4071,767
200568,69585,46333.21%1,4431,798
200463,32878,77334.39%1,3471,675
200354,90562,10935.43%1,1831,338
200243,56741,19735.55%950897
200157,57051,56042.40%1,2651,133
200062,33357,57142.21%1,3901,284
South Africa: Debt evolution as percent of GDP

South Africa: Debt evolution Millions