South Africa

Country Indicators1 Country indicators

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Capital

Pretoria (administrative)

2014

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Language

Afrikaans, English, IsiZulu

2014

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Surface area

1,219,090 Sq Km

2014

World Bank

Neighboring countries

Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Zimbabwe

2014

Maps of the World

Time Zone

CAT (+2hours from UTC)

2014

World Atlas

Geographical distance from the NL

8939,9 KM

2014

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Population

52,518,000

2014

World Bank

Population growth (annual %)

1.3%

2013

World Bank

Population ages 15-64 (% of total)

65%

2013

World Bank

Middle Class in Total Population (%)

43.2%

2010

African Development Bank

Human Development Index

0.658 (Medium Development)

2013

UNDP

Education Index

0.695

2013

UNDP

Global competitiveness Index

4.4 (1-7 (best))

2014-2015

World Economic Form

Economy_1 Economy

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

GDP per capita (current US$)

US$ 6618

2013

World Bank

GDP Annual Growth Rate

1.40 %

2014

Trading Economics

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)

US$ 7190

2013

World Bank

Inflation rate

5.75%

2014

Trading Economics

Foreign Direct Investment

8187,9 million $

2014

World Investment Report 2014 UNCTAD

Distance to Frontier

(0 lowest performance - 100 represents the frontier)

71.08

2015

Doing Business

Economic union membership

SADC

2014

UNECA

Risks1 Risks

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Corruption Perception index

Rank: 67 (0-175)

Score: 44 (0-100)

2014

Transparency International Index

Control of Corruption

Percentile Rank: 54.55(0-100)

Score: -0.12 (-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Transparency International Index

Political Stability and Absence of Violence/Terrorism

Percentile Rank: 44.08 (0-100)

Score: -0.06 (-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Gov Indicators

Estimate of governance effectiveness

Percentile Rank: 66.51 (0-100)

Score: 0.43 (-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Gov Indicators

World Risk Index

Rank: 106 (0-171)

Score: 5.38 % (0-100)

2014

United Nations University

Natural Hazards

Prolonged droughts

2015

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Accessibility Accessibility

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Sea accesibility

Presence of port: 1

Presence of container terminal: 5

2014

Searates.com

Ease of doing business index

43 (1-189)

2014

Doing Business

Ease of trading across borders

N.A.

2014

Doing Business

Logistics performance Index

Rank: 34 (0-160)

Score: 3.43 (1-5)

2014

World Bank

Culture Culture

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Power Distance Index

49 (1 lowest - 120 highest)

2010

The Hofstede Centre

Individualism/Collectivism

65 (1 lowest - 120 highest)

2010

The Hofstede Centre

Masculinity

63 (1 lowest - 120 highest)

2010

The Hofstede Centre

Uncertainty/Avoidance Index

49 (1 lowest - 120 highest)

2010

The Hofstede Centre

Long Term Orientation

34 (1 lowest - 120 highest)

2010

The Hofstede Centre

Productie_1 Production

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Crop production index

112.1 (2004-2006=100)

2012

World Bank

Food production index

120.5 (2004 -2006=100)

2012

World Bank

Top 5 production commodities

9 Chicory roots
19 Maize, green
20 Grapefruit (inc. pomelos)
22 Lupins
23 Castor oil seed

2014

FAOStat

Crude Oil Production

181,000 bbl/day

2012

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Stapels-dollars Money

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Trend devaluation US$-local currency through the years

1USD=ZAR 11.4700

2014

Trading economics

Interest Rate (%)

5.75%

2014

Trading economics

Lending interest rate (%)

8.5%

2013

World Bank

Taxes Taxes

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Tax payments (number)

7

2014

World Bank

Taxes on corporate income (%)

28%

2014

PWC

Total tax rate

28.8%

2014

PWC

Value-added Tax (VAT)

14%

2015

VAT Live

handen_square Trade

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)

34%

2013

World Bank

Imports US$

$99.55 billion

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Time to import (days)

21 days

2014

World Bank

Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)

31%

2013

World Bank

Exports US$

$91.05 billion

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Time to export (days)

16 days

2014

World Bank

Balance of Trade

-5703.74 ZAR Million

2014

Trading Economics

Net barter terms of trade index (2000 = 100)

96.5

2013

World Bank

Business Business

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Business Confidence

51.00

2014

Trading Economics

Time required to start a business (days)

19 days

2014

Doing Business

Industrial production growth rate

0.9%

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Cost of business start-up procedures (% of GNI per capita)

25,1%

2014

World Bank

Manufacturing, value added (annual % growth)

1%

2013

World Bank

Consumer Spending (% of GDP)

61%

2013

World Bank

Consumer Price Index (2010=100)

117

2014

World Bank

Agribiz Agribusiness

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Agricultural land

79.9% of land area

2012

World Bank

Cereal yield

3972880(kg per hectare)

2013

World Bank

Land use

arable land: 9.87%
permanent crops: 0.34%
other: 89.79%

2011

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

infra3 Infrastructure

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)

147

2013

World Bank

Internet users

Internet users: 24,909,854

% of Pop with Internet: 46.88%

2014

Internet Live Stats

Roadways

total: 364,131 km
paved: 62,995 km
unpaved: 301,136 km

2002

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Improved sanitation facilities (%of population with access)

74,4 %

2012

World Bank

Rail ways (Total Km)

20,192 KM

2008

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Electric power consumption

234.2 billion kWh

2010

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Improved water source (% of population with access)

% of pop. with access: 95,1%

% of rural pop. with access: 88,3%

% of urban pop. With access: 99,2%

2012

World Bank

Naamloos Labour

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Unemployment Rate

25.40 %

2014

Trading economics

Labor force

19463486

2013

World Bank

Income

Upper–middle-income: US$3,976–12,275

2012-2013

World Bank

References

Development of an investment proposal into urban rapid transport for the City of Cape Town