South Africa:

South Africa in Figures
Land Area 1, 225,815 sq km
Population: 50.1 m
Population density: 41 sq km
Life expectancy: Men 52yrs
Women 54 yrs
Adult literacy: 88%
Average per household 3.7
Divorces per1,000 : 1
The Economy
Currency: Rand
GDP: US$ 285 bn
GDP per heads: US$ 5,790
Employment (% of total): Agriculture 9%
Industry 26%
Services 66%
Unemployed 24%
Main Exports:Type:

Platinum
Gold
Coal
Ferro-alloys
Car and other components

Destinations: (% total) Japan 9%
USA 8%
Germany 7%
UK 6%
Main Imports:Type: Petrochemicals
Motor vehicle components
Petroleum
Cars
Telecomms components
Main countries of origin: China 20%
Germany 13%
USA 8%
Saudi Arabia 5%
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