Key Statistics

Population
55,7 million (2016)
Unemployment
34,9% q/q (Q3-2021)
GDP
-1,5% q/q (Q3-2021)
CPI
5,0% y/y (202110)
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