Fast Facts & Stats About South Africa

Facts & Stats About South Africa
Facts & Stats About South Africa

Are you interested in learning more about South Africa? A good and quick start is to read Facts & Stats about South Africa.

We found a long list on “South Africa – The good news”.

Read some of the facts here:

  • According to the Open Budget Index 2010, South Africa has the most transparent budget in the world. (International Budget Partnership)
  • South Africa is the only African country that is a member of the G20.
  • In 2012, at 5.5%, South African interest rates were at a 30-year low. Read more Fast Facts & Stats About South Africa

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Facts & Stats About South Africa

Facts & Stats South Africa
Facts & Stats South Africa
  • SA’s population is the 27th largest in the world (there are 230 countries, only 80 have a population in excess of 10 million).
  • The current police to population ratio is approximately 1:308 (SAPS – April 2011). This ranks South Africa as the 9th best
  • There are 195,000 in the employ of SA Police. There are 411,000 in the employ of private security companies. TOTAL 606,000. Divide by 49,000,000. Conclusion: for every 80 citizens there is someone looking after some or other aspect of safety and security. Or put differently 1250 security ‘officials’ per 100,000 citizens! (Business Day) Read more Facts & Stats About South Africa

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