- Annual growth in GDP fell to 1.5% in 2014, but is expected to rebound to 2.0% in 2015, as the large rand depreciation may stimulate an export-led recovery and the global economy gradually improves.
- The macroeconomic policy framework is expected to remain unchanged, as the governing African National Congress (ANC) won 62% of the vote in the country’s fifth national elections held in May 2014.
- South Africa has designed significant policies of spatial development at the local, regional and national levels, including development corridors, improvements in service delivery and decentralisation policies; but implementation has been slow and unequal across regions.
|P-ZA-IA0-002|| MIC - EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN NATURAL MINERAL RESOURCES MANAG. OPERATION (MIC-ESDA) ||ApprovedAPVD|
|P-ZA-F00-005|| ESKOM II POWER PROJECT ||ApprovedAPVD|
|Area:||1,221,000 sq km|
|Total Population 2015:||52.8 Million|
|Urban Population 2015:||62.88%|
|Female Population 2015:||51.46%|
|GDP:||US$ 335.4 Billion|
|GNI Per Capita 2015:||US$ 7,610|
|Crude Birth Rate (per 1000):||20.85%|
|Human Development Index (rank / 187):||121|
|Human Development Index (scale 0 to 1):||0.629|
|Cumulative Approvals (1967-2015):||UA 4.3 Billion|