Key Statistics

Population
51,8 million (Oct 2011)
Unemployment
27,7% q/q (Q1-2017)
GDP
-0,7% q/q (Q1-2017)
CPI
5,4% y/y (201705)
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