Area Database (v4.1)

% households with a phone

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 14.1 18.8 23.6 28.3 33.0 37.8 42.5 47.2 52.0 56.7 61.4 66.2 70.9 75.6 80.3 85.1 89.8 91.0 92.2 93.5 94.7 95.9 97.1 98.3 99.5
Eastern Cape 2.74 7.73 12.7 17.7 22.7 27.7 32.7 37.7 42.7 47.7 52.7 57.7 62.7 67.7 72.7 77.6 82.6 84.9 87.2 89.5 91.8 94.0 96.0 97.9 99.9
Free State 12.7 17.4 22.1 26.9 31.6 36.3 41.1 45.8 50.5 55.3 60.0 64.7 69.5 74.2 78.9 83.7 88.4 89.5 90.6 91.8 92.9 94.0 95.1 96.3 97.4
Gauteng 36.0 39.7 43.4 47.0 50.7 54.4 58.0 61.7 65.4 69.1 72.7 76.4 80.1 83.7 87.4 91.1 94.8 95.1 95.5 95.9 96.3 96.7 97.1 97.5 97.9
KwaZulu Natal 10.2 15.1 20.0 24.9 29.8 34.7 39.6 44.5 49.4 54.3 59.2 64.1 69.0 73.9 78.7 83.6 88.5 90.0 91.4 92.8 94.2 95.6 97.0 98.5 99.9
Mpumalanga 0.32 5.99 11.7 17.4 23.0 28.7 34.4 40.1 45.7 51.4 57.1 62.8 68.4 74.1 79.8 85.5 91.2 92.4 93.7 95.0 96.3 97.6 98.4 99.1 99.9
North West 3.90 9.12 14.3 19.6 24.8 30.0 35.2 40.4 45.7 50.9 56.1 61.3 66.6 71.8 77.0 82.2 87.4 89.3 91.1 92.9 94.7 96.5 97.6 98.8 99.9
Northern Cape 23.9 27.6 31.2 34.8 38.5 42.1 45.7 49.3 53.0 56.6 60.2 63.9 67.5 71.1 74.8 78.4 82.0 83.9 85.8 87.7 89.5 91.4 93.3 95.2 97.0
Northern Province 0.01 2.68 5.36 8.03 14.2 20.4 26.6 32.8 39.0 45.2 51.4 57.6 63.8 70.0 76.2 82.4 88.6 90.1 91.6 93.1 94.6 96.1 97.4 98.6 99.9
Western Cape 34.9 38.4 42.0 45.5 49.0 52.5 56.0 59.5 63.1 66.6 70.1 73.6 77.1 80.6 84.2 87.7 91.2 92.2 93.2 94.1 95.1 96.1 97.1 98.0 99.0
Lighter numbers are estimates