Key Statistics

Population
51,8 million (Oct 2011)
Unemployment
25% q/q (Q2-2015)
GDP
-1,3% q/q (Q2-2015)
CPI
5,0% y/y (201507)
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