Metadata
Area 118,484 sq km
Population (2016 est) 17.7 million
Geographical groupSouthern Africa
Stage of IndustrializationLeast Developed Countries
GDP (2016)* 8,276.2 million
MVA (2016)* 831.2 million
MVA per capita (2016)* 47
Share of MVA in GDP (2016) 10%
Major manufacturing activities
(VA in % to total MVA)
1. Food and beverages (47%)
2. Tobacco products (20%)
3. Chemicals and chemical products (10%)
Share of manufactured exports (2014)29%
Competitive Industrial Performance
(CIP rank)
130 (of 148 ranked)
*(at constant 2010 prices in US$)