9 slides you must see about GDP's slow growth

Cape Town - Quickly understand why SA's economy has grown by only 0.7% in the third quarter (announced on Tuesday by Stats SA) and which sectors have pulled down the country's growth levels.

1. GDP growth rates (year-on-year and quarter-on-quarter)


2. Industry growth rates for the 3rd quarter of 2015 q/q: See how agriculture contracted the most


3. Growth and contributions for the third quarter: See how little electricity contributed to GDP


4. Growth rates in various sectors: See how primary industries have contracted


5. Growth rates for primary sector q/q: see how mining and agriculture pulled down growth


6. Growth rates for secondary sector q/q: See how electricity contraction didn't affect growth too much


7. Growth rates for tertiary sector q/q: See how trade grew


8. Nominal GDP q/q, which means the real amount without any adjustments


9. Contributions by sectors to nominal GDP


Source: Stats SA

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