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DESTEP Analysis

South Africa

Basic information

The official national name of South Africa is Republic of South Africa
Source: Atlapedia

South Africa capital is Pretoria
Source: Atlapedia

The official currency is the Rand (R) divided into 100 Cents.
Source: Atlapedia

Demographic

The population of South Africa is 49,052,489 (July 2010 est.).
Source: CIA Factbook

Thepopulation of South Africa is growing at a rate of 0.281% (2010 est.).
Source: CIA Factbook

The median age of the population of South Africa is 24.7 years (2010 est.).
source: CIA Factbook

The age structure of South Africa is as follows:
0-14 years: 28.9%,
15-64 years: 65.8%,
65 years and over: 5.4% (2010 est.).
source: CIA Factbook

The urban composition of the population of SouthAfrica is 61% of total population (2008).
source: CIA Factbook

The population (in percent) that each ethnic group comprises in South Africa is: black African 79%, white 9.6%, colored 8.9%, Indian/Asian 2.5% (2001 census)
source: CIA Factbook

The major languages spoken in South Africa: IsiZulu 23.8%, IsiXhosa 17.6%, Afrikaans 13.3%, Sepedi 9.4%, English 8.2%, Setswana 8.2%, Sesotho 7.9%,Xitsonga 4.4%, other 7.2% (2001 census)
source: CIA Factbook

the official language are The official languages are Afrikaans, derived principally from the Dutch language and dialects, English, Zulu, Xhosa, Swazi, Ndebele, Venda, Tsonga, Northern Sotho, Western Sotho and Southern Sotho.
source: Atlapedia

The major religion of the country are : Zion Christian 11.1%, Pentecostal/Charismatic 8.2%,Catholic 7.1%, Methodist 6.8%, Dutch Reformed 6.7%, Anglican 3.8%, Muslim 1.5%, other Christian 36%, other 2.3%, unspecified 1.4%, none 15.1% (2001 census)
Source: CIA Factbook

Source: CIA Factbook
The life expectancy for residents of South Africa is 48.98 years (2010 est.).
source: CIA Factbook.

The fertility rate for women in South Africa is 2.33 children born per woman (2010 est.).source: CIA Factbook

The infant mortality rate of South Africa is 44.42 deaths per 1,000 live births
source: CIA Factbook

5.7 million of people in South Africa are living with HIV/AIDS (2005).
source: CIA Factbook

Economic

The Gross Domestic Product of South Africa is $505.3 billion at purchasing power parity (2009 est.)
Source: CIA Factbook

The Gross Domestic Product of South Africais growing at an annual rate of -1.8% (2009 est.) (3.7% in 2008 and 5.5% in 2007)
Source: CIA Factbook

The GDP per capita of South Africa is $10,300 at purchasing power parity (2009 est.)
Source: CIA Factbook

The GDP of South Africa is drawn proportionately from:
agriculture: 3%
industry: 31.1%
services: 65.8% (2009 est.)
Source: CIA Factbook

The size of the available labor force inSouth Africa is 17.38 million (2009 est.).
Source: CIA Factbook

The labor force in South Africa Works proportionately in:
agriculture: 9%
industry: 26%
services: 65% (2007 est.)
Source: CIA Factbook

The inflation rate for consumer prices in South Africa is 7.1% (2009 est.).
Source: CIA Factbook

The unemployment rate in South Africa is 24% (2009 est.).
Source: CIA Factbook

Thepopulation rate, which live below poverty line in South Africa, is: 50% (2008).
Source: CIA Factbook

The major trading partners of South Africa are: the USA, Germany, Japan, the UK and France.
Source: Atlapedia

The total value of exports from South Africa is $66.64 billion (2009 est.) and the total value of imports into Brazil is $66.02 billion (2009 est.).
Source: CIA Factbook

As apercentage, exports and imports are 13.2% and 13.1%, respectively, of the GDP of South Africa
Source: CIA Factbook

The major exports of South Africa are: gold, diamonds, platinum, other metals and minerals, machinery and equipment
Source: CIA Factbook

The major imports of South Africa are: machinery and equipment, chemicals, petroleum products, scientific instruments, foodstuffs
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