Metadata
Area 824,268 sq km
Population (2016 est) 2.5 million
Geographical groupSouthern Africa
Stage of IndustrializationOther Developing Economies
GDP (2016)* 15,029.2 million
MVA (2016)* 1,545.0 million
MVA per capita (2016)* 615
Share of MVA in GDP (2016) 10%
Major manufacturing activities
(VA in % to total MVA)
1. Food and beverages (41%)
2. Basic metals (28%)
3. Chemicals and chemical products ( 7%)
Share of manufactured exports (2014)62%
Competitive Industrial Performance
(CIP rank)
86 (of 148 ranked)
*(at constant 2010 prices in US$)