South Africa: Statistics

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People  Source: The World Bank
Population 54,001,953 (2014)
Population Growth Rate 1.576 annual % (2014)
Age Dependency Ratio 52.798 % of working-age population (2014)
Urban Population 64.298 % of total (2014)
Infant Mortality Rate 33.6 per 1,000 live births (2015)
Life Expectancy at Birth 57.182 years (2014)
Age distribution - % of total population (2014);
Energy Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration
    Production 238,953,000,000 kWh (2012)
    Consumption 211,573,000,000 kWh (2012)
    Exports 13,929,000,000 kWh (2013)
    Imports 9,428,000,000 kWh (2013)
    Renewable Electricity Generation 2,418,000,000 kWh (2012)
    Production 180,621.94 bbl/day (2013)
    Consumption 630,000 bbl/day (2013)
    Exports (Refined) 80,464.38 bbl/day (2010)
    Imports (Refined) 79,007.84 bbl/day (2010)
    Proved Reserves (Crude) 15,000,000 bbl (2015)
    Production (Gross) 41,908,690,000 cu ft (2012)
    Consumption (Dry) 163,745,440,000 cu ft (2012)
    Exports (Dry) 0 cu ft (2013)
    Imports (Dry) 121,836,750,000 cu ft (2012)
Technology & Infrastructure  Source: CIA World Factbook
Airports 567 (2012 )
Cellular Telephones 64,000,000 (2011 )
Highways 362,099 km (2002 )
Internet Hosts 4,761,000 (2012 )
Internet Users 4,420,000 (2009 )
Railways 20,192 km (2010 )
Telephones 4,127,000 (2011 )
Geography & Environment Source: CIA World Factbook
LocationSouthern Africa, at the southern tip of the continent of Africa
Total Area1,219,090 sq. km
Land Area1,214,470 sq. km
Water Area4,620 sq. km
Coastline2,798 km
Climatemostly semiarid; subtropical along east coast; sunny days, cool nights
Terrainvast interior plateau rimmed by rugged hills and narrow coastal plain
Lowest PointAtlantic Ocean 0 m
Highest Point Njesuthi 3,408 m

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