Global Data Lab

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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Subnational Human Development Index (SHDI)

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 0.659 0.660 0.661 0.662 0.663 0.673 0.683 0.691 0.699 0.702 0.704 0.705 0.706 0.707
Eastern Cape 0.613 0.615 0.617 0.619 0.621 0.632 0.643 0.652 0.661 0.665 0.667 0.668 0.669 0.670
Free State 0.662 0.661 0.660 0.659 0.658 0.669 0.680 0.688 0.698 0.701 0.704 0.705 0.706 0.707
Gauteng 0.707 0.705 0.703 0.701 0.699 0.707 0.713 0.718 0.724 0.723 0.725 0.726 0.727 0.728
KwaZulu Natal 0.634 0.637 0.640 0.643 0.646 0.659 0.671 0.682 0.693 0.698 0.700 0.702 0.704 0.706
Mpumalanga 0.634 0.635 0.636 0.637 0.638 0.646 0.655 0.661 0.668 0.669 0.670 0.672 0.674 0.676
North West 0.635 0.635 0.635 0.635 0.635 0.644 0.651 0.658 0.665 0.666 0.668 0.669 0.670 0.671
Northern Cape 0.642 0.642 0.642 0.642 0.642 0.654 0.665 0.675 0.686 0.691 0.693 0.694 0.695 0.696
Northern Province 0.640 0.643 0.646 0.649 0.652 0.665 0.677 0.687 0.698 0.703 0.704 0.705 0.706 0.707
Western Cape 0.716 0.712 0.708 0.704 0.700 0.710 0.720 0.727 0.735 0.738 0.740 0.741 0.742 0.743