World Economic Outlook Database, April 2014

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CountrySubject DescriptorUnitsScaleCountry/Series-specific Notes20122013201420152016201720182019
South AfricaGross domestic product, constant pricesNational currencyBillionsSource: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2012. 2012 for overall GDP data. 2011 for demand-side components.
National accounts manual used: SNA 1993
GDP valuation: Market prices
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
Base year: 2005
Chain-weighted: No
Primary domestic currency: South African rand
Data last updated: 03/20141,956.4441,993.4332,040.1622,094.4222,160.5662,226.1982,293.7732,363.577
South AfricaGross domestic product, constant pricesPercent change See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, constant prices (National currency).2.4671.8912.3442.6603.1583.0383.0353.043
South AfricaGross domestic product, current pricesNational currencyBillionsSource: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2012. 2012 for overall GDP data. 2011 for demand-side components.
National accounts manual used: SNA 1993
GDP valuation: Market prices
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
Base year: 2005
Chain-weighted: No
Primary domestic currency: South African rand
Data last updated: 03/20143,138.9803,385.3693,671.8323,980.5804,336.2434,713.7045,123.9095,564.952
South AfricaGross domestic product, current pricesU.S. dollarsBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).382.340350.779354.150373.254394.274417.327441.448466.588
South AfricaGross domestic product, deflatorIndex See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, constant prices (National currency)
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).160.443169.826179.978190.056200.699211.738223.383235.446
South AfricaGross domestic product per capita, constant pricesNational currencyUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, constant prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).37,425.99737,624.72237,992.85538,482.84739,168.44239,819.72140,480.93841,156.236
South AfricaGross domestic product per capita, current pricesNational currencyUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).60,047.44163,896.58868,378.59573,139.05678,610.82984,313.42990,427.71796,900.776
South AfricaGross domestic product per capita, current pricesU.S. dollarsUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).7,314.0146,620.7226,595.1586,858.1587,147.7037,464.6787,790.7508,124.547
South AfricaGross domestic product based on purchasing-power-parity (PPP) valuation of country GDPCurrent international dollarBillionsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).576.750596.532619.840647.599680.742715.453751.905790.554
South AfricaGross domestic product based on purchasing-power-parity (PPP) per capita GDPCurrent international dollarUnitsSee notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).11,032.99611,259.13811,542.94511,898.96412,341.02712,797.21313,269.76913,765.669
South AfricaGross domestic product based on purchasing-power-parity (PPP) share of world totalPercent See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).0.6930.6860.6800.6730.6680.6620.6570.652
South AfricaImplied PPP conversion rateNational currency per current international dollar See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).5.4435.6755.9246.1476.3706.5886.8157.039
South AfricaTotal investmentPercent of GDP Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2012. 2012 for overall GDP data. 2011 for demand-side components.
National accounts manual used: SNA 1993
GDP valuation: Market prices
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
Base year: 2005
Chain-weighted: No
Primary domestic currency: South African rand
Data last updated: 03/201419.40419.36319.45019.58719.79320.04420.23520.430
South AfricaGross national savingsPercent of GDP Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2012. 2012 for overall GDP data. 2011 for demand-side components.
National accounts manual used: SNA 1993
GDP valuation: Market prices
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
Base year: 2005
Chain-weighted: No
Primary domestic currency: South African rand
Data last updated: 03/201414.16213.53914.08314.24314.85115.31015.65416.043
South AfricaInflation, average consumer pricesIndex Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2013
Harmonized prices: No
Frequency of source data: Monthly
Base year: 2000
Primary domestic currency: South African rand
Data last updated: 03/2014198.334209.741222.279234.726247.402260.266273.800288.038
South AfricaInflation, average consumer pricesPercent change See notes for: 
Inflation, average consumer prices (Index).5.6545.7525.9785.6005.4005.2005.2005.200
South AfricaInflation, end of period consumer pricesIndex Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2013
Harmonized prices: No
Frequency of source data: Monthly
Base year: 2000
Primary domestic currency: South African rand
Data last updated: 03/2014203.846214.854228.390241.179254.203267.422281.328295.957
South AfricaInflation, end of period consumer pricesPercent change See notes for: 
Inflation, end of period consumer prices (Index).5.7085.4006.3005.6005.4005.2005.2005.200
South AfricaVolume of imports of goods and servicesPercent change Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2011
Base year: 2005
Primary domestic currency: South African rand
Data last updated: 03/20145.9954.7322.0002.5003.2003.5003.4503.500
South AfricaVolume of Imports of goodsPercent change Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2011
Base year: 2005
Primary domestic currency: South African rand
Data last updated: 03/20145.9954.7322.0002.5003.2003.5003.4503.500
South AfricaVolume of exports of goods and servicesPercent change Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2011
Base year: 2005
Primary domestic currency: South African rand
Data last updated: 03/20140.3864.2214.3484.0714.8184.2284.1884.232
South AfricaVolume of exports of goodsPercent change Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2011
Base year: 2005
Primary domestic currency: South African rand
Data last updated: 03/20140.3864.2214.3484.0714.8184.2284.1884.232
South AfricaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2011
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: South African rand
Data last updated: 03/201424.87524.74224.74224.74224.37524.00423.85523.705
South AfricaPopulationPersonsMillionsSource: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2011
Primary domestic currency: South African rand
Data last updated: 03/201452.27552.98253.69954.42555.16155.90756.66357.429
South AfricaGeneral government revenueNational currencyBillionsSource: Ministry of Finance
Latest actual data: 2012/13
Fiscal assumptions: Fiscal projections are based on the authorities’ Medium Term Budget Policy Statement, released on October 23, 2013.
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
GFS Manual used: 2001
Basis of recording: Cash
General government includes: Central Government;Social Security Funds;State Government;
Valuation of public debt: Nominal value
Primary domestic currency: South African rand
Data last updated: 03/2014888.219978.3561,064.3171,151.8011,251.6641,361.5501,480.7481,611.095
South AfricaGeneral government revenuePercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government revenue (National currency).28.29628.90028.98628.93628.86528.88528.89928.951
South AfricaGeneral government total expenditureNational currencyBillionsSource: Ministry of Finance
Latest actual data: 2012/13
Fiscal assumptions: Fiscal projections are based on the authorities’ Medium Term Budget Policy Statement, released on October 23, 2013.
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
GFS Manual used: 2001
Basis of recording: Cash
General government includes: Central Government;Social Security Funds;State Government;
Valuation of public debt: Nominal value
Primary domestic currency: South African rand
Data last updated: 03/20141,022.1731,123.2701,226.5781,330.8491,442.2681,566.4411,701.9601,848.749
South AfricaGeneral government total expenditurePercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government total expenditure (National currency).32.56433.18033.40533.43433.26133.23233.21633.221
South AfricaGeneral government net lending/borrowingNational currencyBillionsSource: Ministry of Finance
Latest actual data: 2012/13
Fiscal assumptions: Fiscal projections are based on the authorities’ Medium Term Budget Policy Statement, released on October 23, 2013.
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
GFS Manual used: 2001
Basis of recording: Cash
General government includes: Central Government;Social Security Funds;State Government;
Valuation of public debt: Nominal value
Primary domestic currency: South African rand
Data last updated: 03/2014-133.954-144.914-162.261-179.049-190.604-204.891-221.212-237.654
South AfricaGeneral government net lending/borrowingPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government net lending/borrowing (National currency).-4.267-4.281-4.419-4.498-4.396-4.347-4.317-4.271
South AfricaGeneral government structural balanceNational currencyBillionsSource: Ministry of Finance
Latest actual data: 2012/13
Fiscal assumptions: Fiscal projections are based on the authorities’ Medium Term Budget Policy Statement, released on October 23, 2013.
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
GFS Manual used: 2001
Basis of recording: Cash
General government includes: Central Government;Social Security Funds;State Government;
Valuation of public debt: Nominal value
Primary domestic currency: South African rand
Data last updated: 03/2014-130.613-136.150-151.957-168.008-185.842-203.108-221.222-238.341
South AfricaGeneral government structural balancePercent of potential GDP See notes for: 
General government structural balance (National currency).-4.166-4.003-4.113-4.193-4.272-4.303-4.317-4.285
South AfricaGeneral government primary net lending/borrowingNational currencyBillionsSource: Ministry of Finance
Latest actual data: 2012/13
Fiscal assumptions: Fiscal projections are based on the authorities’ Medium Term Budget Policy Statement, released on October 23, 2013.
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
GFS Manual used: 2001
Basis of recording: Cash
General government includes: Central Government;Social Security Funds;State Government;
Valuation of public debt: Nominal value
Primary domestic currency: South African rand
Data last updated: 03/2014-43.424-40.786-40.683-39.886-30.879-18.693-4.84410.863
South AfricaGeneral government primary net lending/borrowingPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government primary net lending/borrowing (National currency).-1.383-1.205-1.108-1.002-0.712-0.397-0.0950.195
South AfricaGeneral government net debtNational currencyBillionsSource: Ministry of Finance
Latest actual data: 2012/13
Fiscal assumptions: Fiscal projections are based on the authorities’ Medium Term Budget Policy Statement, released on October 23, 2013.
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
GFS Manual used: 2001
Basis of recording: Cash
General government includes: Central Government;Social Security Funds;State Government;
Valuation of public debt: Nominal value
Primary domestic currency: South African rand
Data last updated: 03/20141,133.6251,309.2821,523.1791,773.0372,076.1352,417.6522,792.1403,201.288
South AfricaGeneral government net debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government net debt (National currency).36.11438.67541.48344.54247.87951.29054.49257.526
South AfricaGeneral government gross debtNational currencyBillionsSource: Ministry of Finance
Latest actual data: 2012/13
Fiscal assumptions: Fiscal projections are based on the authorities’ Medium Term Budget Policy Statement, released on October 23, 2013.
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
GFS Manual used: 2001
Basis of recording: Cash
General government includes: Central Government;Social Security Funds;State Government;
Valuation of public debt: Nominal value
Primary domestic currency: South African rand
Data last updated: 03/20141,321.2251,531.2251,736.8681,975.8472,280.2532,625.2603,003.2373,415.874
South AfricaGeneral government gross debtPercent of GDP See notes for: 
General government gross debt (National currency).42.09145.23147.30249.63752.58655.69458.61261.382
South AfricaGross domestic product corresponding to fiscal year, current pricesNational currencyBillionsSource: Ministry of Finance
Latest actual data: 2012/13
Fiscal assumptions: Fiscal projections are based on the authorities’ Medium Term Budget Policy Statement, released on October 23, 2013.
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
GFS Manual used: 2001
Basis of recording: Cash
General government includes: Central Government;Social Security Funds;State Government;
Valuation of public debt: Nominal value
Primary domestic currency: South African rand
Data last updated: 03/20143,138.9803,385.3693,671.8323,980.5804,336.2434,713.7045,123.9095,564.952
South AfricaCurrent account balanceU.S. dollarsBillionsSource: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2012
BOP Manual used: BPM 5
Primary domestic currency: South African rand
Data last updated: 03/2014-20.043-20.431-19.007-19.944-19.483-19.760-20.223-20.852
South AfricaCurrent account balancePercent of GDP See notes for: 
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).-5.242-5.824-5.367-5.343-4.941-4.735-4.581-4.469
Notes
  Country/Series-specific Notes  
  South Africa: Gross domestic product, constant prices (National currency)
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2012. 2012 for overall GDP data. 2011 for demand-side components.
National accounts manual used: SNA 1993
GDP valuation: Market prices
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
Base year: 2005
Chain-weighted: No
Primary domestic currency: South African rand
Data last updated: 03/2014


South Africa: Gross domestic product, constant prices (Percent change)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, constant prices (National currency).


South Africa: Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2012. 2012 for overall GDP data. 2011 for demand-side components.
National accounts manual used: SNA 1993
GDP valuation: Market prices
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
Base year: 2005
Chain-weighted: No
Primary domestic currency: South African rand
Data last updated: 03/2014


South Africa: Gross domestic product, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


South Africa: Gross domestic product, deflator (Index)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, constant prices (National currency)
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


South Africa: Gross domestic product per capita, constant prices (National currency)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, constant prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


South Africa: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (National currency)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


South Africa: Gross domestic product per capita, current prices (U.S. dollars)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


South Africa: Gross domestic product based on purchasing-power-parity (PPP) valuation of country GDP (Current international dollar)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


South Africa: Gross domestic product based on purchasing-power-parity (PPP) per capita GDP (Current international dollar)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Population (Persons).


South Africa: Gross domestic product based on purchasing-power-parity (PPP) share of world total (Percent)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


South Africa: Implied PPP conversion rate (National currency per current international dollar)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).


South Africa: Total investment (Percent of GDP)
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2012. 2012 for overall GDP data. 2011 for demand-side components.
National accounts manual used: SNA 1993
GDP valuation: Market prices
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
Base year: 2005
Chain-weighted: No
Primary domestic currency: South African rand
Data last updated: 03/2014


South Africa: Gross national savings (Percent of GDP)
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2012. 2012 for overall GDP data. 2011 for demand-side components.
National accounts manual used: SNA 1993
GDP valuation: Market prices
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
Base year: 2005
Chain-weighted: No
Primary domestic currency: South African rand
Data last updated: 03/2014


South Africa: Inflation, average consumer prices (Index)
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2013
Harmonized prices: No
Frequency of source data: Monthly
Base year: 2000
Primary domestic currency: South African rand
Data last updated: 03/2014


South Africa: Inflation, average consumer prices (Percent change)
See notes for:
Inflation, average consumer prices (Index).


South Africa: Inflation, end of period consumer prices (Index)
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2013
Harmonized prices: No
Frequency of source data: Monthly
Base year: 2000
Primary domestic currency: South African rand
Data last updated: 03/2014


South Africa: Inflation, end of period consumer prices (Percent change)
See notes for:
Inflation, end of period consumer prices (Index).


South Africa: Volume of imports of goods and services (Percent change)
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2011
Base year: 2005
Primary domestic currency: South African rand
Data last updated: 03/2014


South Africa: Volume of Imports of goods (Percent change)
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2011
Base year: 2005
Primary domestic currency: South African rand
Data last updated: 03/2014


South Africa: Volume of exports of goods and services (Percent change)
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2011
Base year: 2005
Primary domestic currency: South African rand
Data last updated: 03/2014


South Africa: Volume of exports of goods (Percent change)
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2011
Base year: 2005
Primary domestic currency: South African rand
Data last updated: 03/2014


South Africa: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2011
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: South African rand
Data last updated: 03/2014


South Africa: Population (Persons)
Source: National Statistical Office
Latest actual data: 2011
Primary domestic currency: South African rand
Data last updated: 03/2014


South Africa: General government revenue (National currency)
Source: Ministry of Finance
Latest actual data: 2012/13
Fiscal assumptions: Fiscal projections are based on the authorities’ Medium Term Budget Policy Statement, released on October 23, 2013.
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
GFS Manual used: 2001
Basis of recording: Cash
General government includes: Central Government;Social Security Funds;State Government;
Valuation of public debt: Nominal value
Primary domestic currency: South African rand
Data last updated: 03/2014


South Africa: General government revenue (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government revenue (National currency).


South Africa: General government total expenditure (National currency)
Source: Ministry of Finance
Latest actual data: 2012/13
Fiscal assumptions: Fiscal projections are based on the authorities’ Medium Term Budget Policy Statement, released on October 23, 2013.
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
GFS Manual used: 2001
Basis of recording: Cash
General government includes: Central Government;Social Security Funds;State Government;
Valuation of public debt: Nominal value
Primary domestic currency: South African rand
Data last updated: 03/2014


South Africa: General government total expenditure (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government total expenditure (National currency).


South Africa: General government net lending/borrowing (National currency)
Source: Ministry of Finance
Latest actual data: 2012/13
Fiscal assumptions: Fiscal projections are based on the authorities’ Medium Term Budget Policy Statement, released on October 23, 2013.
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
GFS Manual used: 2001
Basis of recording: Cash
General government includes: Central Government;Social Security Funds;State Government;
Valuation of public debt: Nominal value
Primary domestic currency: South African rand
Data last updated: 03/2014


South Africa: General government net lending/borrowing (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government net lending/borrowing (National currency).


South Africa: General government structural balance (National currency)
Source: Ministry of Finance
Latest actual data: 2012/13
Fiscal assumptions: Fiscal projections are based on the authorities’ Medium Term Budget Policy Statement, released on October 23, 2013.
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
GFS Manual used: 2001
Basis of recording: Cash
General government includes: Central Government;Social Security Funds;State Government;
Valuation of public debt: Nominal value
Primary domestic currency: South African rand
Data last updated: 03/2014


South Africa: General government structural balance (Percent of potential GDP)
See notes for:
General government structural balance (National currency).


South Africa: General government primary net lending/borrowing (National currency)
Source: Ministry of Finance
Latest actual data: 2012/13
Fiscal assumptions: Fiscal projections are based on the authorities’ Medium Term Budget Policy Statement, released on October 23, 2013.
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
GFS Manual used: 2001
Basis of recording: Cash
General government includes: Central Government;Social Security Funds;State Government;
Valuation of public debt: Nominal value
Primary domestic currency: South African rand
Data last updated: 03/2014


South Africa: General government primary net lending/borrowing (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government primary net lending/borrowing (National currency).


South Africa: General government net debt (National currency)
Source: Ministry of Finance
Latest actual data: 2012/13
Fiscal assumptions: Fiscal projections are based on the authorities’ Medium Term Budget Policy Statement, released on October 23, 2013.
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
GFS Manual used: 2001
Basis of recording: Cash
General government includes: Central Government;Social Security Funds;State Government;
Valuation of public debt: Nominal value
Primary domestic currency: South African rand
Data last updated: 03/2014


South Africa: General government net debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government net debt (National currency).


South Africa: General government gross debt (National currency)
Source: Ministry of Finance
Latest actual data: 2012/13
Fiscal assumptions: Fiscal projections are based on the authorities’ Medium Term Budget Policy Statement, released on October 23, 2013.
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
GFS Manual used: 2001
Basis of recording: Cash
General government includes: Central Government;Social Security Funds;State Government;
Valuation of public debt: Nominal value
Primary domestic currency: South African rand
Data last updated: 03/2014


South Africa: General government gross debt (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
General government gross debt (National currency).


South Africa: Gross domestic product corresponding to fiscal year, current prices (National currency)
Source: Ministry of Finance
Latest actual data: 2012/13
Fiscal assumptions: Fiscal projections are based on the authorities’ Medium Term Budget Policy Statement, released on October 23, 2013.
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
GFS Manual used: 2001
Basis of recording: Cash
General government includes: Central Government;Social Security Funds;State Government;
Valuation of public debt: Nominal value
Primary domestic currency: South African rand
Data last updated: 03/2014


South Africa: Current account balance (U.S. dollars)
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2012
BOP Manual used: BPM 5
Primary domestic currency: South African rand
Data last updated: 03/2014


South Africa: Current account balance (Percent of GDP)
See notes for:
Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency)
Current account balance (U.S. dollars).


 
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