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South Africa - Ranking Positions (Facts)

 RANKING  VALUE  POSITION
Geography
Area - total 1,219,912.00 sq km 25
Area - land 1,219,912.00 sq km 24
Area - water 0.00 sq km 145
Land boundaries 4,862.00 km 34
Coastline 2,798.00 km 40
Elevation extremes - highest point 3,408 m 56
Land use - arable land 12.10 % 91
Land use - permanent crops 0.79 % 125
Land use - other 87.11 % 108
People
Population 43,997,828 28
Age structure: 0-14 years 29.10 % 103
Age structure: 15-64 years 65.50 % 98
Age structure: 65 years and over 5.40 % 101
Population growth rate -0.46 % 204
Birth rate 17.94 births/1,000 population 107
Death rate 22.45 deaths/1,000 population 203
Net migration rate -0.08 migrant(s)/1,000 population 80
Sex ratio - total population 0.95 male(s)/female 162
Infant mortality rate 59.44 deaths/1,000 live births 165
Life expectancy at birth - total population 42.45 years 200
Life expectancy at birth - male 43.21 years 199
Life expectancy at birth - female 41.66 years 202
Total fertility rate 2.16 children born/woman 113
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate 21.50 % 162
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS 5,300,000 162
HIV/AIDS - deaths 370,000 152
Literacy - total population 86.40 % 130
Economy
GDP - real growth rate 5.00 % 97
GDP per capita - purchasing power parity 13,300 $ 70
GDP - composition by sector (agriculture) 2.60 % 166
GDP - composition by sector (industry) 30.30 % 79
GDP - composition by sector (services) 67.10 % 53
Population below poverty line 50.00 % 108
Household income or consumption by percentage share - lowest 10% 1.10 % 98
Household income or consumption by percentage share - highest 10% 45.90 % 110
Inflation rate (consumer prices) 5.00 % 119
Labor force 16,090,000 31
Unemployment rate 25.50 % 158
Budget - revenues 72,150,000,000 $ 31
Electricity - production 227,200,000,000 kWh 15
Electricity - consumption 207,000,000,000 kWh 16
Electricity - exports 12,400,000,000 kWh 13
Exports 59,150,000,000 $ 39
Imports 61,530,000,000 $ 37
Debt - external 55,470,000,000 $ 38
Communications
Telephones - main lines in use 4,729,000 32
Telephones - mobile cellular 33,960,000 21
Internet users 5,100,000 35
Transportation
Railways - total 20,872.00 km 14
Roadways - total 362,099.00 km 17
Airports with paved runways - total 146 16
Airports - with unpaved runways - total 585 10
Military
Military expenditures - percent of GDP 1.70 % 95


Facts at a Glance: Geography - People - Government - Economy - Communications - Transportation - Military - Climate - Current Time - Ranking Positions - South African Rand Exchange Rates
Notes and Commentary: People - Economy - Government and Political Conditions - Historical Highlights - Foreign Relations - Relations with U.S.



Facts at a Glance
Geography
People
Government
Economy
Communications
Transportation
Military
Climate
Current Time
Ranking Positions
South African Rand Exchange Rates


Notes and Commentary
People
Economy
Government and Political Conditions
Historical Highlights
Foreign Relations
Relations with U.S.





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