Is South Africa richer than India?
Contrary to our bhookha-nanga stereotype of that continent, about 20 African countries are richer than India on a per capita GDP basis. All of Africa, with a population of around 128 crore, has an aggregate GDP of $2.6 trillion. Indias is at almost exactly $3 trillion, but there are also a few crore more people.
Is South Africa getting poorer?
Poverty rates in South Africa remain unacceptably high for a middle-income country, says the Department of Social Development.
How many tourists get killed in South Africa?
Should they worry? If you are concerned by the murder rate, dont be. In the past 10 years, only 2 foreign tourists were murdered in South Africa — one of them by a fellow tourist from Guatemala. This means that the number of tourists killed in South Africa is close to 0 per year.
How safe is living in South Africa?
South Africa has a high level of crime, including rape and murder. The risk of violent crime to visitors travelling to the main tourist destinations is generally low. The South African authorities prioritise protecting tourists and tourism police are deployed in several towns and cities.