Export Rice from Thailand to South Africa

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1. Population of South Africa
2. National Food
3. Rice in South Africa
4. Who is exporting rice to South Africa???

1. Population of South Africa
South Africa is a nation of diversity, with more than 50-million people and a wide variety of cultures, languages and religious beliefs. According to the mid-2011 estimates from Statistics South Africa, the country's population stands at 50.5-million, up from the census 2001 count of 44.8-million. Africans are in the majority, making up 79.5% of the population, while white people and coloured people each make up 9.0% and the Indian/Asian population 2.5%

According to the annual mid-year estimates from Statistics South Africa, in July 2011 the country's population was 50 586 757, of which 26 071 721 (52%) were female and 24 515 036 (48%) were male. Africans are in the majority at 40.2-million, making up 79.5% of the total population. The white population and the coloured population are both estimated at 4.5-million (9.0%) and the Indian/Asian population at 1.3-million (2.5%).

South Africa is a multi-ethnic nation and has diverse cultures and languages. Eleven official languages are recognised in the constitution[->0].][->1] Two of these languages are of European origin: South African English[->2] and Afrikaans[->3], a language which originated mainly from Dutch[->4] that is spoken by the majority of white[->5] and Coloured[->6] South Africans. Though English is commonly used in public and commercial life, it is only the fifth most-spoken home language.[11] All ethnic and language groups have political representation in the country's constitutional democracy[->7] comprising a parliamentary republic[->8]; unlike most parliamentary republics, the positions of head of state[->9] and head of government[->10] are merged in a parliament-dependent President[->11]. About 79.5% of the South African population is of black African[->12] ancestry,[4] divided among a variety of...
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