Key Statistics

Population
55,7 million (2016)
Unemployment
29% q/q (Q2-2019)
GDP
3,1% q/q (Q2-2019)
CPI
4,3% y/y (201908)
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