Metadata
Area 947,303 sq km
Population (2016 est) 55.2 million
Geographical groupSouthern Africa
Stage of IndustrializationLeast Developed Countries
GDP (2016)* 46,412.5 million
MVA (2016)* 3,182.4 million
MVA per capita (2016)* 58
Share of MVA in GDP (2016) 7%
Major manufacturing activities
(VA in % to total MVA)
1. Food and beverages (61%)
2. Tobacco products ( 9%)
3. Non-metallic mineral products ( 7%)
Share of manufactured exports (2014)58%
Competitive Industrial Performance
(CIP rank)
120 (of 148 ranked)
*(at constant 2010 prices in US$)