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International Rankings of South Africa - 2020

SOURCE: CIA World Factbook 2020


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This table lists the international rankings of South Africa, in all categories that are published in the CIA World Factbook, and those that we derived from them. Additional international rankings of South Africa, can be found in the main country ranks menu.
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Ranked Data Rank Value Date of Info
Communications
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants4532017
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - total57 1,698,3602017
Internet users - percent of population (%)105 54%July 2016
Internet users - total26 29,322,380July 2016
Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants54 72017
Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions39 3,629,1412017
Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants12 1682017
Telephones - mobile cellular - total subscriptions18 91,878,2752017
Economy
Budget - expenditures31108.3 billion2017
Budget - revenues33 92.86 billion2017
Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-) % of GDP71 -4.4%17
Central bank discount rate (%)35 5.75%31 December 2014
Commercial bank prime lending rate (%)70 10.38%31 December 2017
Current account balance184 -$8.584 billion2017
Debt - external42 $156.3 billion31 December 2017
Distribution of family income - Gini index2 62.52013
Exports40 $94.93 billion2017
GDP - composition, by end use - exports of goods and services (%)116 29.8%2017
GDP - composition, by end use - government consumption (%)44 20.9%2017
GDP - composition, by end use - household consumption (%)113 59.4%2017
GDP - composition, by end use - imports of goods and services (%)41 -28.4%2017
GDP - composition, by end use - investment in fixed capital (%)95 18.7%2017
GDP - composition, by end use - investment in inventories (%)57 -0.1%2017
GDP - composition, by sector of origin - agriculture (%)121 2.8%2017
GDP - composition, by sector of origin - industry (%)66 29.7%2017
GDP - composition, by sector of origin - services(%)71 67.5%2017
GDP - per capita (PPP)109 $13,6002017
GDP - real growth rate (%)64 1.3%2017
GDP - official exchange rate34 $349.3 billion2017
GDP - purchasing power parity31 $767.2 billion2017
Gross national saving (% of GPD)100 16.1% of GDP2017
Household income or consumption by percentage share - highest 10% (%)2 51.3%2011
Household income or consumption by percentage share - lowest 10% (%)39 1.2%2011
Imports40 $89.36 billion2017
Industrial production growth rate (%)75 1.2%2017
Inflation rate(consumer prices) (%)41 5.3%2017
Labor force30 22.19 million2017
Labor force - by occupation - agriculture (%)117 4.6%2014
Labor force - by occupation - industry (%)48 23.5%2014
Labor force - by occupation - services (%)47 71.9%2014
Market value of publicly traded shares17 $735.9 billion31 December 2015
Population below poverty line (%)97 16.6%2016
Public debt (% of GPD)83 53% of GDP2017
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold40 $50.72 billion31 December 2017
Stock of broad money31 $137.5 billion31 December 2017
Stock of direct foreign investment - abroad25 $270.3 billion31 December 2017
Stock of direct foreign investment - at home39 $156.8 billion31 December 2017
Stock of domestic credit39 $295.9 billion31 December 2017
Stock of narrow money31 $137.5 billion31 December 2017
Taxes and other revenues92 26.6%17
Unemployment rate (%)15 27.5%2017
Energy
Carbon dioxide emissions from consumption of energy12572.3 million Mt2017
Crude Oil - exports81 0 bbl/day2015
Crude Oil - imports22 404,000 bbl/day2015
Crude Oil - production79 1,600 bbl/day2018
Crude Oil - proved reserves78 15 million bbl1 January 2018
Electricity - consumption (kWh)22 207.1 billion kWh2016
Electricity - exports (kWh)12 16.55 billion kWh2016
Electricity - from fossil fuels15 85% of total installed capacity2016
Electricity - from hydroelectric plants68 1% of total installed capacity2017
Electricity - from nuclear fuels17 4% of total installed capacity2017
Electricity - from other renewable sources33 10% of total installed capacity2017
Electricity - imports (kWh)25 10.56 billion kWh2016
Electricity - installed generating capacity22 50.02 million kW2016
Electricity - production (kWh)22 234.5 billion kWh2016
Electricity access - electrification - rural areas38 67.9%2017
Electricity access - electrification - total population35 84.2%2017
Electricity access - electrification - urban areas24 92.9%2017
Electricity access - population without electricity21 9 million2017
Electricity Consumption per capita (kWh)77 3667.852016
Natural gas - consumption (cu m)59 5.069 billion cu m2017
Natural gas - exports (cu m)56 0 cu m2017
Natural gas - imports (cu m)39 4.162 billion cu m2017
Natural gas - production (cu m)66 906.1 million cu m2017
Natural gas - proved reserves (cu m)94 0 cu m1 January 2012
Refined petroleum products - consumption33 621,000 bbl/day2016
Refined petroleum products - exports43 105,600 bbl/day2015
Refined petroleum products - imports35 195,200 bbl/day2015
Refined petroleum products - production34 487,100 bbl/day2015
Geography
Land Area - sq km251,214,470 sq kmNA
Total Area - sq km27 1,219,090 sq kmNA
Water Area - sq km14 4,620 sq kmNA
Coastline(km)44 2,798 kmNA
Elevation - mean elevation (m)30 1,034 mNA
Irrigated land (sq km)32 16,700 sq km2012
Land boundaries - total km35 5,244 kmNA
Land use - agricultural land (%)6 79.4%2011
Land use - arable land (%)98 9.9%2011
Land use - forest (%)152 7.6%2011
Land use - other (%)151 13%2011
Land use - permanent crops (%)81 0.3%2011
Land use - permanent pasture (%)9 69.2%2011
Maritime claims - contiguous zone1 24NA
Maritime claims - continental shelf1 200NA
Maritime claims - exclusive economic zone1 200NA
Maritime claims - territorial sea3 12NA
Population density - Persons per sq km*166 46.49July 2020
Military
Military expenditures - percent of GDP950.98% of GDP2018
Population
Age structure 0-14 years (%)8027.94%20
Age structure 15-24 years (%)85 16.8%20
Age structure 25-54 years (%)68 42.37%20
Age structure 55-64 years (%)137 6.8%20
Age structure 65 years and over (%)129 6.09%20
Birth Rate (births/1,000 population)69 19.2 births/1,000 population2020
Children under the age of 5 years underweight69 5.9%2016
Contraceptive prevalence rate (%)63 54.6%2016
Current health expenditures33 8.1%2016
Death Rate (deaths/1,000 population)32 9.3 deaths/1,000 population2020
Dependency ratios - elderly dependency ratio (%)88 7.72015
Dependency ratios - potential support ratio64 12.92015
Dependency ratios - total dependency ratio (%)94 52.52015
Dependency ratios - youth dependency ratio (%)79 44.82015
Drinking water source - Improved - rural70 81.4% of population2015
Drinking water source - Improved - total47 93.2%2015
Drinking water source - Improved - urban5 99.6% of population2015
Education expenditures - percent of GDP20 6.2% of GDP2018
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate (%)3 20.4%2018
HIV/AIDS - deaths1 71,0002018
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS1 7.7 million2018
Infant mortality rate - female (deaths/1,000 live births)55 24.6 deaths/1,000 live births2020
Infant mortality rate - male (deaths/1,000 live births)57 31 deaths/1,000 live births2020
Infant mortality rate - total (deaths/1,000 live births)60 27.8 deaths/1,000 live births2020
Life expectancy at birth - female (years)125 66.2 years2020
Life expectancy at birth - male (years)115 63.4 years2020
Life expectancy at birth - total population115 64.8 years2020
Literacy - female (%)38 93.4%2015
Literacy - male (%)38 95.4%2015
Literacy - total population44 94.4%2015
Maternal mortality rate60 119 deaths/100,000 live births2017
Median age - female (years)107 28.1 years2020
Median age - male (years)98 27.9 years2020
Median age - total (years)99 28 years2020
Net migration rate (migrant(s)/1,000 population)57 -0.2 migrant(s)/1,000 population2020
Obesity - adult prevalence rate28 28.3%2016
Physicians density112 0.91 physicians/1,000 population2017
Population27 56,463,617July 2020
Population growth rate (%)84 0.97%2020
Sanitation facility access - Rural Improved (% of population)92 60.5% of population2015
Sanitation facility access - Total Improved (% of population)92 66.4%2015
Sanitation facility access - Urban Improved (% of population)92 69.6% of population2015
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education) - female9 14 years2016
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education) - male8 13 years2016
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education) - total8 14 years2016
Sex ratio - 0-14 years(male(s)/female)16 1 male(s)/female2020
Sex ratio - 15-24 years(male(s)/female)27 0.97 male(s)/female2020
Sex ratio - 25-54 years(male(s)/female)23 1.02 male(s)/female2020
Sex ratio - 55-64 years(male(s)/female)36 0.87 male(s)/female2020
Sex ratio - 65 years and over (male(s)/female)40 0.72 male(s)/female2020
Sex ratio - at birth (male(s)/female)12 1.02 male(s)/female2020
Sex ratio - total population (male(s)/female)72 97.7 male(s)/female2020
Suffrage4 18 years of ageNA
Total fertility rate (children born/woman)76 2.22 children born/woman2020
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 - female (%)7 58.8%2018
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 - male(%)2 49.2%2018
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 - total (%)2 53.4%2018
Urbanization - rate of urbanization (%)71 1.97% annual rate of change15-20
Urbanization - urban population (%)78 66.9% of total population2019
Transportation
Airports204072020
Airports - with paved runways - 1,524 to 2,437 m16 462020
Airports - with paved runways - 2,438 to 3,047 m34 62020
Airports - with paved runways - 914 to 1,523 m14 602020
Airports - with paved runways - over 3,047 m17 112020
Airports - with paved runways - total18 1302020
Airports - with paved runways - under 914 m29 72020
Airports - with unpaved runways - 1,524 to 2,437 m16 192020
Airports - with unpaved runways - 2,438 to 3,047 m8 12020
Airports - with unpaved runways - 914 to 1,523 m9 1782020
Airports - with unpaved runways - total16 2772020
Airports - with unpaved runways - under 914 m25 792020
Merchant marine - total81 88pan style="padding-left:7px;">country comparison to the world (CIA rank, may be based on non-current data): 92

National air transport system - annual freight traffic on registered air carriers30 885,277,9912015
National air transport system - annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers32 17,188,8872015
National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers26 2162015
National air transport system - number of registered air carriers9 232015
Railways - narrow gauge2 19,756 km2014
Railways - standard gauge65 80 km2014
Railways (km)14 20,986 kmNA
Roadways - paved (km)17 158,124 kmNA
Roadways - total (km)10 750,000 kmNA
Roadways - unpaved (km)5 591,876 kmNA




*CALCULATED FIGURES are those that we calculated from data presented by the CIA World Factbook. For example, we calculated population density by dividing the total population by the land area, the electricity consumption per capita by dividing electricity consumption by the total population, etc.


NOTE: 1) The information regarding South Africa on this page is re-published from the 2020 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of South Africa <%HEADING%> 2020 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about South Africa <%HEADING%> 2020 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.







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