Key Statistics

Population
55,7 million (2016)
Unemployment
27,7% q/q (Q3-2017)
GDP
2,5% q/q (Q2-2017)
CPI
5,1% y/y (201709)
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