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GDL Area Database (4.0)

Free Sub-National Development Indicators

133 indicators, 131 countries, 1483 sub-national regions
38.6 million persons, 8.7 million households
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% households with electricity

1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
South Africa (Africa)
Total 60.6 62.1 63.7 65.2 66.7 68.3 69.8 71.4 72.9 74.4 76.0 77.5 79.0 80.6 82.1 83.6 85.2 86.1 87.1 88.1 89.0 90.0 91.0 91.9 92.9
Urban 83.4 83.8 84.2 84.5 84.9 85.3 85.6 86.0 86.4 86.7 87.1 87.5 87.8 88.2 88.6 88.9 89.3 89.8 90.2 90.7 91.2 91.6 92.1 92.6 93.0
Rural 28.3 31.3 34.3 37.3 40.3 43.4 46.4 49.4 52.4 55.4 58.4 61.4 64.5 67.5 70.5 73.5 76.5 78.5 80.5 82.5 84.6 86.6 88.6 90.6 92.6
Poor 22.9 24.2 25.4 26.6 27.8 29.1 30.3 31.5 32.7 34.0 35.2 36.4 37.6 38.9 40.1 41.3 42.5 44.0 45.4 46.8 48.3 49.7 51.1 52.6 54.0
Nonpoor 96.1 96.2 96.4 96.5 96.6 96.7 96.8 96.9 97.1 97.2 97.3 97.4 97.5 97.6 97.8 97.9 98.0 98.2 98.4 98.6 98.8 99.0 99.2 99.4 99.6
Lowest 25% 0.01 2.71 5.40 8.10 11.0 13.9 16.8 19.6 22.5 25.4 28.3 31.2 34.1 37.0 39.9 42.7 45.6 48.7 51.8 54.9 58.0 61.1 64.2 67.3 70.4
Second 25% 45.4 48.5 51.7 54.8 58.0 61.1 64.3 67.4 70.6 73.7 76.9 80.0 83.2 86.3 89.5 92.6 95.8 96.4 97.1 97.8 98.5 99.1 99.4 99.6 99.9
Third 25% 97.2 97.3 97.5 97.6 97.7 97.8 98.0 98.1 98.2 98.4 98.5 98.6 98.7 98.9 99.0 99.1 99.3 99.4 99.5 99.6 99.7 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9
Highest 25% 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100.0 100.0 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.9 99.8 99.8
Eastern Cape 29.7 32.6 35.5 38.4 41.2 44.1 47.0 49.9 52.8 55.6 58.5 61.4 64.3 67.2 70.0 72.9 75.8 77.0 78.2 79.5 80.7 81.9 83.1 84.3 85.5
Free State 73.7 74.7 75.8 76.8 77.8 78.9 79.9 81.0 82.0 83.0 84.1 85.1 86.2 87.2 88.2 89.3 90.3 91.0 91.7 92.4 93.1 93.8 94.4 95.1 95.8
Gauteng 83.5 83.7 84.0 84.3 84.5 84.8 85.1 85.3 85.6 85.8 86.1 86.4 86.6 86.9 87.1 87.4 87.7 87.8 88.0 88.2 88.4 88.6 88.7 88.9 89.1
KwaZulu Natal 54.4 55.9 57.4 58.9 60.4 61.9 63.4 65.0 66.5 68.0 69.5 71.0 72.5 74.0 75.5 77.1 78.6 80.9 83.3 85.7 88.0 90.4 92.8 95.1 97.5
Mpumalanga 62.2 63.7 65.2 66.7 68.3 69.8 71.3 72.8 74.4 75.9 77.4 78.9 80.5 82.0 83.5 85.0 86.6 85.5 84.4 83.3 82.2 81.1 80.1 79.0 77.9
North West 52.2 54.2 56.2 58.2 60.2 62.2 64.2 66.2 68.3 70.3 72.3 74.3 76.3 78.3 80.3 82.3 84.4 85.5 86.6 87.8 88.9 90.1 91.2 92.4 93.5
Northern Cape 78.7 79.2 79.8 80.3 80.8 81.3 81.8 82.4 82.9 83.4 83.9 84.4 85.0 85.5 86.0 86.5 87.1 87.9 88.8 89.6 90.5 91.3 92.2 93.0 93.9
Northern Province 34.6 37.9 41.2 44.6 47.9 51.2 54.5 57.9 61.2 64.5 67.8 71.2 74.5 77.8 81.1 84.5 87.8 89.8 91.7 93.7 95.7 97.6 98.4 99.1 99.9
Western Cape 92.1 92.2 92.3 92.4 92.4 92.5 92.6 92.7 92.8 92.9 93.0 93.0 93.1 93.2 93.3 93.4 93.5 94.6 95.7 96.9 98.0 99.1 99.4 99.6 99.9