South Africa Country Data

CountrySouth Africa
Country CodeZAF
Urban population percentage of total (2012)62.43
Urban population (2012)31,956,256
Land area (sq. km, 2011)1,213,090
Foreign direct investment, net inflows (BoP, current US$, 2012)$4,643,830,666
Personal remittances, received (current US$, 2012)$1,084,655,276
Market capitalization of listed companies (% of GDP, 2012)159.33
Total reserves (includes gold, current US$, 2012)$50,688,078,607
Inflation, consumer prices (annual %, 2012)5.41
Deposit interest rate (%, 2012)5.44
Ease of doing business index (1=most business-friendly regulations, 2013)41
Time required to start a business (days, 2013)19
Start-up procedures to register a business (number, 2013)5
Time to prepare and pay taxes (hours, 2013)200
Tax payments (number, 2013)7
Total tax rate (% of commercial profits, 2013)30.1
Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people, 2012)134.80
Fixed broadband Internet subscribers (per 100 people, 2012)2.18
Internet users (per 100 people, 2012)41.00
Logistics performance index: Overall (1=low to 5=high, 2012)3.67
GDP (current US$, 2012)$384,000,000,000
GDP growth (annual %, 2012)2.55
GDP per capita (current US$, 2012)7,508
Labor force (2012)18,687,019
Unemployment as % of total labor force (2012)25.00
Life expectancy at birth, total (years, 2011)55.30
Population ages 0-14 (% of total, 2012)29.53
Population ages 65 and above (% of total, 2012)5.44
Population ages 15-64 (% of total, 2012)65.03
Population growth (annual %, 2012)1.18
Population (Total, 2012)51,189,307