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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Educational attendance children 9-11

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 97.2 97.2 97.2 97.1 97.1 97.1 97.1 97.0 97.0 97.0 97.0 96.9 96.9 96.9 96.9 96.9 96.8 97.3 97.7 98.1 98.5 99.0 99.3 99.6 99.9
Urban 98.2 98.1 98.1 98.0 97.9 97.8 97.7 97.6 97.5 97.4 97.3 97.2 97.1 97.0 96.9 96.9 96.8 97.2 97.7 98.1 98.6 99.0 99.3 99.6 99.9
Rural 96.4 96.4 96.4 96.5 96.5 96.5 96.6 96.6 96.6 96.7 96.7 96.7 96.8 96.8 96.8 96.9 96.9 97.3 97.7 98.1 98.5 98.9 99.2 99.6 99.9
Poor 95.9 95.9 95.9 95.9 95.9 95.8 95.8 95.8 95.8 95.8 95.8 95.7 95.7 95.7 95.7 95.7 95.7 96.2 96.8 97.3 97.9 98.5 99.0 99.4 99.9
Nonpoor 98.9 98.8 98.7 98.6 98.5 98.4 98.3 98.2 98.0 97.9 97.8 97.7 97.6 97.5 97.4 97.3 97.2 97.6 97.9 98.3 98.7 99.1 99.3 99.6 99.9
Lowest 25% 94.6 94.6 94.7 94.8 94.9 95.0 95.0 95.1 95.2 95.3 95.3 95.4 95.5 95.6 95.6 95.7 95.8 96.3 96.7 97.2 97.7 98.2 98.6 99.1 99.6
Second 25% 98.4 98.3 98.2 98.1 98.0 97.9 97.9 97.8 97.7 97.6 97.5 97.4 97.3 97.2 97.1 97.1 97.0 97.4 97.9 98.4 98.8 99.3 99.5 99.7 99.9
Third 25% 98.9 98.8 98.7 98.5 98.4 98.3 98.2 98.1 98.0 97.9 97.7 97.6 97.5 97.4 97.3 97.2 97.1 97.5 97.9 98.4 98.8 99.2 99.5 99.7 99.9
Highest 25% 98.7 98.6 98.6 98.5 98.4 98.3 98.3 98.2 98.1 98.1 98.0 97.9 97.9 97.8 97.7 97.6 97.6 97.9 98.3 98.7 99.0 99.4 99.6 99.7 99.9
Eastern Cape 96.6 96.6 96.7 96.7 96.8 96.8 96.8 96.9 96.9 97.0 97.0 97.0 97.1 97.1 97.2 97.2 97.2 97.4 97.6 97.8 98.0 98.2 98.3 98.5 98.7
Free State 98.8 98.7 98.6 98.6 98.5 98.5 98.4 98.4 98.3 98.3 98.2 98.1 98.1 98.0 98.0 97.9 97.9 98.0 98.0 98.1 98.2 98.3 98.4 98.5 98.6
Gauteng 98.7 98.6 98.5 98.4 98.3 98.2 98.0 97.9 97.8 97.7 97.6 97.5 97.4 97.3 97.2 97.1 97.0 97.4 97.9 98.3 98.8 99.3 99.5 99.7 99.9
KwaZulu Natal 95.0 95.0 94.9 94.9 94.9 94.8 94.8 94.8 94.8 94.7 94.7 94.7 94.7 94.6 94.6 94.6 94.5 95.3 96.1 96.8 97.6 98.3 98.8 99.4 99.9
Mpumalanga 97.2 97.3 97.3 97.3 97.3 97.3 97.3 97.3 97.4 97.4 97.4 97.4 97.4 97.4 97.5 97.5 97.5 97.9 98.4 98.8 99.2 99.7 99.8 99.8 99.9
North West 97.1 97.1 97.1 97.1 97.1 97.2 97.2 97.2 97.2 97.2 97.3 97.3 97.3 97.3 97.3 97.4 97.4 97.7 98.1 98.5 98.8 99.2 99.4 99.7 99.9
Northern Cape 97.4 97.4 97.4 97.4 97.4 97.4 97.4 97.4 97.4 97.4 97.4 97.4 97.4 97.4 97.4 97.4 97.4 97.5 97.7 97.9 98.1 98.3 98.5 98.6 98.8
Northern Province 97.5 97.6 97.6 97.7 97.7 97.8 97.8 97.9 98.0 98.0 98.1 98.1 98.2 98.2 98.3 98.3 98.4 98.7 99.0 99.3 99.7 100 100.0 99.9 99.9
Western Cape 99.9 99.9 100.0 100 99.8 99.6 99.4 99.2 98.9 98.7 98.5 98.3 98.1 97.9 97.7 97.5 97.2 97.7 98.2 98.6 99.1 99.5 99.7 99.8 99.9