South Africa
COUNTRY AT A GLANCE
Population 54.0 million 2014
GDP $349.8 billion 2014
GDP growth 1.5% 2014
Inflation 6.4% 2014
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PROJECT
The Eskom Investment Support Project aims to achieve a stable electricity supply and generate jobs that benefit the poor directly.
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REPORT
Using innovative approaches and data, a new World Bank Group study examines the unique economic challenge of South Africa’s townships.
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LENDING

South Africa: Commitments by Fiscal Year (in millions of dollars)*

*Amounts include IBRD and IDA commitments

COUNTRY DATA
Data from World Bank




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Experts

Guang Z. Chen

Country Director for South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe

Catriona Purfield

Lead Economist for South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, and Swaziland
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