Key Statistics

Population
55,7 million (2016)
Unemployment
30,8% q/q (Q3-2020)
GDP
66,1% q/q (Q3-2020)
CPI
3,2% y/y (202011)
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