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 60,604,000 people, it is ranked at 24º position by population of 196 countries and it has a moderate population density, 50 people per km2.

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

South Africa is holding the 37 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2022 was 273,385 millions of euros (288,114 millions of dollars), ( 71.12% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is €4,511 euros per inhabitant$4,754 dollars per inhabitant.

The last annual rate of CPI published in South Africa was on December of 2023 and it was 5.2%.

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 0.713 points in 2021, leaving it in 109th place in the table of 191 countries published.

If the reason to visit South Africa are business, you must know it's in the 84th 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
Gouvernement
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2023Q31,426K
Annual GDP [+]2022€384,396M
Annual GDP [+]2022$405,106M
GDP per capita [+]2022€6,343
GDP per capita [+]2022$6,684
Quarterly GDP [+]2023Q3€86,439M
Debt (M.€.) [+]2022273,385
Debt ($M) [+]2022288,114
Debt (%GDP) [+]202271.12%
Debt Per Capita [+]2022€4,511
Debt Per Capita [+]2022$4,754
Deficit (M.€) [+]2022-18,137
Deficit ($M) [+]2022-19,114
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2022-4.72%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]2022124,797.0
Expenditure ($M) [+]2022131,520.8
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]202018,351.1
Education Expenditure ($M) [+]202020,943.9
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]202118.42%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]202012,863,901,041.8
Gov. Health Exp.($M) [+]201715,210.0
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201713.34%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20222,844.1
Defence Expenditure ($M) [+]20222,997.4
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20222.25%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]202232.47%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2022€2,059
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2022$2,170
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2020€308
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2020$351
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2020€217
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017$268
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2022€47
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2022$49
Moody's Rating [+]04/01/2022Ba2
S&P Rating [+]03/08/2023BB-
Fitch Rating [+]11/20/2020BB-
Corruption Index [+]202243
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201960º
Fragile States Index [+]201872.9
RTI Raking [+]202214º
Innovation Ranking [+]201858º
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]December 202232.7%
Unemployment rate [+]2023Q427.5%
Unemployed [+]2023Q47,293K
NMW [+]2022$248.1
NMW [+]2022€224.7
Human Capital Ranking [+]201787º
Markets
Euro / South African rands [+]04/15/202420.2067
US Dollar exchange rate [+]04/15/202418.8782
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]04/15/20242.08%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]December 20235.2%
Money Market
Key rates [+]05/26/20238.25%
Business
Doing Business [+]202084º
Passengers vehicles Year [+]December 2022363,696
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]December 20228.74
Motor vehicle production [+]2022555,889
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2020173.41
Taxes
Tax Revenue (%GDP) [+]202127.0%
Standard VAT [+]01/01/201915.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]202045.0%
Trade
Annual arrivals [+]201910,228,593
Exports [+]2021€104,482.7M
Exports [+]2021$123,571.6M
Exports % GDP [+]202129.44%
Imports [+]2021€96,380.2M
Imports [+]2021$113,988.9M
Imports % GDP [+]202127.16%
Trade balance [+]2021€8,102.5M
Trade balance [+]2021$9,582.8M
Trade balance % GDP [+]20212.28%
Socio-Demography
Global AgeWatch Ranking [+]201578º
Density [+]202250
Global Peace Ranking [+]2023130º
Remittance received ($M) [+]2017898.1
% Immigrant [+]20204.80%
% Emigrant [+]20201.53%
Birth Rate [+]202119.82‰
Remittance sent ($M) [+]20172,588.7
Crude death rate [+]202111.43‰
Fertility Rate [+]20212.37
% risk of poverty [+]201455.5%
Population [+]202260,604,000
Immigrant stock [+]20202,860,495
Emigrant stock [+]2020914,901
HDI [+]20210.713
Gender Gap Ranking [+]202320º
Life expectancy [+]202162.34
Suicides [+]2018314
Suicide rate [+]20180.50
Number of homicides [+]202124,865
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]202141.87
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20217.34
Annual crude oil production [+]20221
Crude Oil Reserves [+]202115.0
Consumption GWh [+]2021191,441
Generation GWh [+]2021221,500
Others
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]03/31/2024102,595
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]03/31/20244,072,648
Fully vaccinated [+]09/24/202321,038,797
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]03/31/20241,692.88
Doses administered [+]09/24/202341,798,812