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South Africa

South Africa Nuclear Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Capacity 1,860 MW 2012 22nd out of 31
Capacity per million people 36.34 MW 2012 23th out of 31
Nuclear reactors 2 2014 24th out of 31
Nuclear reactors under construction 0.0 2014 26th out of 31
Nuclear share of electricity production 5.1% 2011 24th out of 31
Uranium production 156,312 2008 5th out of 46
Uranium production per thousand people 3.2 2008 8th out of 45
Uranium reserves 295,600 2009 5th out of 45
Uranium reserves (world share) 5.5% 2009 5th out of 45
Uranium reserves per thousand people 5.99 2009 8th out of 45

SOURCES: Wikipedia: Nuclear power by country (Overview) ("Nuclear Share of Electricity Generation in 2011" . IAEA. 203-04-13 . Retrieved 2013-04-14 .); Wikipedia: Nuclear power by country (Overview) ("Nuclear Share of Electricity Generation in 2011" . IAEA. 203-04-13 . Retrieved 2013-04-14 .). Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Wikipedia: Nuclear power by country (List of nuclear reactors by country) (World Nuclear Power Reactors & Uranium Requirements, Operational & Long-Term Shutdown Reactors); Wikipedia: List of countries by uranium reserves; Wikipedia: List of countries by uranium reserves. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

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