Key Statistics

Population
51,8 million (Oct 2011)
Unemployment
26,6% q/q (Q2-2016)
GDP
3,3% q/q (Q2-2016)
CPI
5,9% y/y (201608)
Access to piped water
73,4% (Inside yard)
Energy source for lighting
84,7% (Electricity)
Years to resource depletion
Gold: 39 years (2012)
Maximum storage of largest dams
Gariep 5340 millionm3