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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 57,939,000 people, it is ranked at 24º position by population of 196 countries ant it has a moderate population density, 48 people per km2.

The capital is Pretoria and its currency is South African rands

South Africa is holding the 35 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2018 was 176,700 millions of euros208,683 millions of dollars, ( 56.71% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 3,050€ euros per inhabitant3,602$ dollars per inhabitant.

The last annual rate of CPI published in South Africa was on March of 2019 and it was 4.5%.

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 0.699 points in 2017, leaving it in 114th place in the table of 189 countries published.

If the reason to visit South Africa are business, you must know it's in the 82th 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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Pretoria: Monthly Rainfall
South Africa Economy
Gouvernement
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2019Q41,357€
Annual GDP [+]2018312,057M.€
Annual GDP [+]2018368,135M.$
GDP per capita [+]20185,386€
GDP per capita [+]20186,354$
Quarterly GDP [+]2019Q478,610M.€
Debt [+]2018176,700
Debt [+]2018208,683
Debt (%GDP) [+]201856.71%
Debt Per Capita [+]20183,050€
Debt Per Capita [+]20183,602$
Deficit (M.€) [+]2018-13,784
Deficit (M.$) [+]2018-16,278
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2018-4.14%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]2018104,206.5
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2018123,067.9
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201718,941.3
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201721,404.0
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201718.73%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20169,306.1
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]201612,909.6
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201613.32%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20183,063.5
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20183,614.0
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20182.95%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201833.44%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20181,799€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20182,124$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2017332€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2017375$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2016167€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2016230$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201853€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]201862$
Moody's Rating [+]03/27/2020Ba1
S&P Rating [+]04/29/2020BB-
Fitch Rating [+]04/03/2020BB
Corruption Index [+]201843
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201960º
Fragile States Index [+]201872.9
RTI Raking [+]09/28/201814º
Innovation Ranking [+]201858º
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]December 201929.1%
Unemployment rate [+]2018Q426.9%
Unemployed [+]2018Q46,151 m.
NMW [+]2013291.6 $
NMW [+]2013221.4 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201787º
Markets
US Dollar exchange rate [+]05/28/202017.4014
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]02/14/20202.43%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]March 20194.5%
Money Market
Key rates [+]05/22/20203.75%
Business
Doing Business [+]201982º
Passengers vehicles Year [+]December 2019355,378
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]December 20199.26
Motor vehicle production [+]2019603,115
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015173.27
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201915.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]202045.0%
Trade
Annual arrivals [+]201810,472,000
Exports [+]201980,407.0 M.€
Exports [+]201990,015.6 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201825.50%
Imports [+]201996,060.2 M.€
Imports [+]2019107,539.4 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201830.93%
Trade balance [+]2019-15,653.2 M.€
Trade balance [+]2019-17,523.8 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2018-5.43%
Socio-Demography
Global AgeWatch Ranking [+]201578º
Density [+]201848
Global Peace Ranking [+]2019127º
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2017898.1
% Immigrant [+]20197.29%
% Emigrant [+]20191.42%
Birth Rate [+]201720.91‰
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20172,588.7
Crude death rate [+]20179.50‰
Fertility Rate [+]20172.43
Population [+]201857,939,000
Immigrant stock [+]20194,224,256
Emigrant stock [+]2019824,601
HDI [+]20170.699
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201819º
Life expectancy [+]201763.54
Suicides [+]2015482
Suicide rate [+]20150.90
Number of homicides [+]201720,336
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201735.90
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20188.31
Annual crude oil production [+]20191
Crude Oil Reserves (Million barrels) [+]202015.0
Consumption GWh [+]2017208,311
Generation GWh [+]2017236,373
Others
COVID-19 - Recovered [+]05/27/202013,451
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]05/28/2020577
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]05/28/20209.96
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]05/28/202027,403