JOHANNESBURG, May 17 (Reuters) - South Africa's government sold a total of 1 billion rand ($54.74 million) of its 2038, 2043 and 2050 inflation-linked bonds at auction, central bank data showed on Friday.

For the auction results, click here and scroll down to Inflation-Linked Government Bond Auctions.

($1 = 18.2689 rand) (Reporting by Bhargav Acharya Editing by Alexander Winning)