South Africa South Africa

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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 60,143,000 people, it is ranked at 23º position by population of 196 countries and it has a moderate population density, 49 people per km2.

It's capital is Pretoria and its currency is South African rands

South Africa is holding the 32 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2021 was 244,276 millions of euros (288,956 millions of dollars), ( 69.13% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is €4,062 euros per inhabitant$4,804 dollars per inhabitant.

The last annual rate of CPI published in South Africa was on March of 2022 and it was 6.2%.

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 0.709 points in 2019, 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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South Africa Economy
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2021Q41,496K
Annual GDP [+]2021€353,384M
Annual GDP [+]2021$418,020M
GDP per capita [+]2021€5,876
GDP per capita [+]2021$6,950
Quarterly GDP [+]2021Q4€89,955M
Debt (M.€.) [+]2021244,276
Debt ($M) [+]2021288,956
Debt (%GDP) [+]202169.13%
Debt Per Capita [+]2021€4,062
Debt Per Capita [+]2021$4,804
Deficit (M.€) [+]2021-22,651
Deficit ($M) [+]2021-26,793
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2021-6.41%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]2021117,166.3
Expenditure ($M) [+]2021138,596.6
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]202020,115.7
Education Expenditure ($M) [+]202022,924.6
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]202118.42%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201811,101.2
Gov. Health Exp.($M) [+]201715,210.0
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201713.34%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20203,160.9
Defence Expenditure ($M) [+]20203,602.2
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20202.61%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]202133.16%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2021€1,948
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2021$2,304
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2020€337
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2020$385
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2018€192
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017$268
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2020€53
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2020$60
Moody's Rating [+]04/01/2022Ba2
S&P Rating [+]04/29/2020BB-
Fitch Rating [+]11/20/2020BB-
Corruption Index [+]202144
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201960º
Fragile States Index [+]201872.9
RTI Raking [+]09/28/201814º
Innovation Ranking [+]201858º
Unemployment Rate [+]December 202135.3%
Unemployment rate [+]2021Q132.4%
Unemployed [+]2021Q17,256K
NMW [+]2019$242.2
NMW [+]2019€212.6
Human Capital Ranking [+]201787º
Euro / South African rands [+]05/13/202216.7789
US Dollar exchange rate [+]05/13/202216.1307
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]05/13/2022-7.55%
CPI (overall index) [+]March 20226.2%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/25/20224.25%
Doing Business [+]201982º
Passengers vehicles Year [+]December 2020247,571
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]December 20206.34
Motor vehicle production [+]2020447,218
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015173.27
Tax Revenue (%GDP) [+]201926.2%
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201915.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]202045.0%
Annual arrivals [+]201910,228,593
Exports [+]2020€75,147.8M
Exports [+]2020$85,833.8M
Exports % GDP [+]202025.54%
Imports [+]2020€73,596.5M
Imports [+]2020$84,062.0M
Imports % GDP [+]202025.01%
Trade balance [+]2020€1,551.2M
Trade balance [+]2020$1,771.8M
Trade balance % GDP [+]20200.53%
Global AgeWatch Ranking [+]201578º
Density [+]202149
Global Peace Ranking [+]2021123º
Remittance received ($M) [+]2017898.1
% Immigrant [+]20197.19%
% Emigrant [+]20191.40%
Birth Rate [+]201920.13‰
Remittance sent ($M) [+]20172,588.7
Crude death rate [+]20199.40‰
Fertility Rate [+]20192.38
% risk of poverty [+]201455.5%
Population [+]202160,143,000
Immigrant stock [+]20194,224,256
Emigrant stock [+]2019824,601
HDI [+]20190.709
Gender Gap Ranking [+]202017º
Life expectancy [+]201964.13
Suicides [+]2015482
Suicide rate [+]20150.90
Number of homicides [+]201921,325
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201936.42
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20207.41
Annual crude oil production [+]20211
Crude Oil Reserves [+]202115.0
Consumption GWh [+]2019202,286
Generation GWh [+]2020223,210
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]05/14/2022100,753
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]05/14/20223,887,449
Fully vaccinated [+]05/14/202218,536,811
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]05/14/20221,675.22
Doses administered [+]05/14/202235,425,251