Key Statistics

Population
55,7 million (2016)
Unemployment
32,5% q/q (Q4-2020)
GDP
6,3% q/q (Q4-2020)
CPI
2,9% y/y (202102)
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