South Africa 2017

Statista Country Report

South Africa 2017 South Africa is an upper middle income country with a population growth of 1.7% in 2016. GDP growth at -6.5% was slower and GDP per capita at US$5,261 was higher than the regional average in 2016.

Find out more about South Africa in our report focusing on the general economy, consumers, technology, and politics. The Statista Country Report provides a comprehensive overview of the economy of South Africa , which can be relevant for manufacturing, foreign direct investment and the importing and exporting business. Gain insight into the major trends in South Africa in order to assess the risks and opportunities relevant for international business. The Statista Country Reports feature statistics, forecasts, survey results, and analyses in a form that is easy to understand and adopt. They allow regional comparisons than can be used for market research, risk assessment or for the strategy development, planning, and execution of business operations.

What's covered in the Country Report?

  • Economic conditions, public finances, and detailed information on the labor force
  • Demographics, consumption, and social development
  • Infrastructure and digitalization
  • Government structure, overview of stability and threats, and the political environment

Key insights featured in the report include:

  • Gross national product data with growth rates and forecast
  • Inflation and interest rates
  • Obstacles for business and reputation of manufactured products
  • Government budget balance
  • Unemployment trends
  • Population forecasts and demographic transition
  • Household spending and income structure
  • Infrastructure and technological development
  • Latest election results and political stability
Note: content may vary between reports. See table of content for detailed information.

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In the Statista Country Reports our analysts compile the most important data on a country in terms of economy, consumers, technology and politics. An overview of all Country Reports can be found here

For more information on the digital markets in this country, please refer to Statista's Digital Market Outlook, which provides the most comprehensive data set in terms of market sizes, revenue development and relevant companies. Furthermore, it looks into the future of the industries providing the latest trends and tangible revenue forecasts.

  • Language: English
  • Released: September 2018
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