Key Statistics

Population
51,8 million (Oct 2011)
Unemployment
25,4% q/q (Q3-2014)
GDP
0,6% q/q (Q2-2014)
CPI
5,9 % y/y (201410)
Access to piped water
73,4% (Inside yard)
Energy source for lighting
84,7% (Electricity)
Years to resource depletion
Gold: 33 years (2011)
Maximum storage of largest dams
Gariep 5340 millionm3