Metadata
Area 587,295 sq km
Population (2016 est) 24.9 million
Geographical groupSouthern Africa
Stage of IndustrializationLeast Developed Countries
GDP (2016)* 10,365.4 million
MVA (2016)* 1,406.0 million
MVA per capita (2016)* 56
Share of MVA in GDP (2016) 14%
Major manufacturing activities
(VA in % to total MVA)
1. Wearing apparel, fur (21%)
2. Textiles ( 10%)
3. Rubber and plastics products ( 8%)
Share of manufactured exports (2014) 77%
Competitive Industrial Performance
(CIP rank)
124 (of 148 ranked)
*(at constant 2010 prices in US$)