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Information about South Africa
The information comes from the publication CIA The World Factbook.
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Country South Africa is situated in a location / continent Africa. South Africa has an area of 1 219 090 km2 and 48 810 427 residents. The highest point has a height 3 408 above sea level. and it is called Njesuthi. The lowest point is located at the level of 0 above sea level and it is named Atlantic Ocean. System of government is republic and the date of independence 31st May 1910. The capital city is Pretoria (administrative capital). South Africa has the international abbreviation SF.
South Africa - economy
Total gross domestic product (GDP) is 562 200 000 000 $. Total gross domestic product per capita in purchasing power parity is 11 100 $. GDP grows by 3.10 % a year. Inflation (consumer price index) is equal to 5.00 % a year. South Africa have 17 660 000 working-age population (from a total population 48 810 427 people). Unemployment is at 24.90 %. South Africa issued 8.50 % GDP to healt care .The public debt of the country is 34.10 % GDP. The total amount of foreign debt is 46 070 000 000 USD.
South Africa - demography
As suggested above, South Africa has 48 810 427 people. Population growth is in the amount -0.41 % per year. Number of children born per 1000 population per year is 19.32.Every mother has average 2.28 children. The infant mortality rate is 42.67 and maternal mortality 300.00 deaths per 100,000 births. Average estimated life expectancy makes 49.41 years. Mortality is 17.23 people per 1000 population per year.
South Africa - transport and telecommunications
South Africa has 362 099 km of roads, 20 192 km of railway lines and 567 airports. There is registered 3 ships.
Number of active mobile phones (sim card) in the country South Africa is 64 000 000. Number of active fixed telephone lines is 4 127 000. South Africa has 4 420 000 internet users, who have the available 4 835 000 Internet connections. South Africa has been assigned a domain first Choose range .za.
South Africa - energetics
South Africa consumes a year 206 100 000 000 kWh of electricity. Annual electricity production is 232 100 000 000 kWh in power plants with a total installed electrical capacity 44 260 000 kW. South Africa exports 14 650 000 000 kWh and imports 12 190 000 000 kWh of electricity per year Energy mix of power generation is as follows: fossil fuels: 90.8 %, nuclear energy: 4.1 %, renewable: 0.5 %, hydropower: 1.5 %. The country South Africa is harvested annually 169 000 barrels of oil.