Metadata
Area 1,221,037 sq km
Population (2016 est) 55.0 million
Geographical groupSouthern Africa
Stage of IndustrializationEmerging Industrial Economies
GDP (2016)* 416,952.1 million
MVA (2016)* 51,204.4 million
MVA per capita (2016)* 931
Share of MVA in GDP (2016) 12%
Major manufacturing activities
(VA in % to total MVA)
1. Food and beverages (22%)
2. Coke,refined petroleum products,nuclear fuel (13%)
3. Furniture; manufacturing n.e.c. ( 9%)
Share of manufactured exports (2014)73%
Competitive Industrial Performance
(CIP rank)
47 (of 148 ranked)
*(at constant 2010 prices in US$)