South Africa  

South Africa, is a country located at Southern Africa, it has an area of 1,219,090 Km2, and it may be considered a large country.

South Africa, with a population of 55,909,000 people, it is ranked at 24º position by population of 196 countries ant it has a moderate population density, 46 people per km2.

The capital is Pretoria and its currency is South African rands

South Africa is holding the 40 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2016 was 134,138 millions of euros148,477 millions of dollars, ( 50.47% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 2,399 € euros per inhabitant2,655$ dollars per inhabitant.

The last annual rate of CPI published in South Africa was on March of 2017 and it was -15.1%.

In terms of the human development index (HDI) of South Africa, which is the index used by the United Nations to measure the progress of a country, was 0.666 points in 2014, leaving it in 118th place in the table of 187 countries published.

If the reason to visit South Africa are business, you must know it's in the 74th of the Doing Business ranking , which provides objective measures of business regulations for local firms.

In the tables at the bottom of the page, you can see more information about the economy and demography of South Africa, if you want to see information about other countries click here

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South Africa Economy
GDP Mill. € [+]2016265,726M.€
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016294,132M.$
GDP per capita [+]20164,753€
GDP per capita [+]20165,261$
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q41,315€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q473,500M.€
Debt [+]2016134,138 M.€
Debt [+]2016148,477 M.$
Debt (%GDP) [+]201650.47%
Debt Per Capita [+]20162,399 €
Debt Per Capita [+]20162,655$
Deficit [+]2016-9,384 M.€
Deficit [+]2016-10,387 M.$
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2016-3.53%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201687,611.6
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201696,977.3
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201416,027.2
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201421,292.2
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201419.11%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201411,184.2
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]19984,938.4
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201414.23%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20153,120.3
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20153,462.0
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20143.28%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201632.96%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,567€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20161,735$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014296€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2014393$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2014207€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]1998113$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201557€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201563$
Moody's Rating [+]04/03/2017Baa2
S&P Rating [+]04/03/2017BB+
Fitch Rating [+]04/07/2017BB+
Corruption Index [+]201645
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201649º
Fragile States Index [+]201567.0
RTI Raking [+]10/01/201620º
Innovation Ranking [+]201654º
Unemployment Rate [+]March 201626.7%
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q327.1%
Unemployed [+]2016Q35,901 m.
NMW [+]2013291.6 $
NMW [+]2013221.4 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201592º
Euro / South African rands [+]04/27/201714.5361
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]04/26/20177.02%
CPI (overall index) [+]March 2017-15.1%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/18/20167.00%
Doing Business [+]201774º
Motor vehicle production [+]2016599,004
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014177.30
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200614.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201641.0%
Exports [+]201573,612.4 M.€
Exports [+]201581,673.0 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201525.95%
Imports [+]201594,294.4 M.€
Imports [+]2015104,619.6 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201533.24%
Trade balance [+]2015-20,682.0 M.€
Trade balance [+]2015-22,946.7 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2015-7.29%
Density [+]201646
Population [+]201655,909,000
Immigrant stock [+]20153,142,511
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2015825.3
% Immigrant [+]20155.71%
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20152,453.1
HDI [+]20140.666
Global Peace Ranking [+]2016126º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201615º
Ranking [+]201578º
Birth Rate [+]201420.66‰
Fertility Rate [+]20142.36
Crude death rate [+]201412.46‰
Life expectancy [+]201457.18
Number of homicides [+]201417,805
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201433.0
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20147.40