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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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Educational attendance children 15-17

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 90.7 90.7 90.7 90.6 90.6 90.6 90.6 90.6 90.5 90.5 90.5 90.5 90.5 90.4 90.4 90.4 90.4 90.8 91.3 91.7 92.2 92.7 93.1 93.6 94.0
Urban 91.9 91.8 91.6 91.5 91.4 91.2 91.1 91.0 90.9 90.7 90.6 90.5 90.4 90.2 90.1 90.0 89.9 90.3 90.6 91.0 91.4 91.8 92.2 92.6 93.0
Rural 89.5 89.6 89.7 89.8 89.8 89.9 90.0 90.1 90.2 90.3 90.4 90.5 90.6 90.7 90.8 90.9 91.0 91.5 92.0 92.6 93.1 93.7 94.2 94.8 95.3
Poor 89.3 89.1 88.8 88.6 88.4 88.1 87.9 87.6 87.4 87.2 86.9 86.7 86.4 86.2 86.0 85.7 85.5 85.9 86.3 86.7 87.1 87.5 88.0 88.4 88.8
Nonpoor 92.6 92.6 92.5 92.5 92.4 92.4 92.3 92.3 92.2 92.2 92.1 92.0 92.0 91.9 91.9 91.8 91.8 92.2 92.6 93.0 93.4 93.8 94.2 94.6 95.0
Lowest 25% 88.1 87.9 87.8 87.7 87.5 87.4 87.3 87.1 87.0 86.9 86.7 86.6 86.5 86.3 86.2 86.0 85.9 86.5 87.1 87.7 88.4 89.0 89.6 90.2 90.8
Second 25% 91.4 91.3 91.2 91.2 91.1 91.1 91.0 91.0 90.9 90.9 90.8 90.7 90.7 90.6 90.6 90.5 90.5 90.9 91.3 91.7 92.2 92.6 93.0 93.4 93.9
Third 25% 92.8 92.7 92.6 92.5 92.4 92.3 92.2 92.1 92.0 91.9 91.9 91.8 91.7 91.6 91.5 91.4 91.3 91.8 92.4 92.9 93.4 94.0 94.5 95.0 95.6
Highest 25% 91.2 91.4 91.6 91.8 92.0 92.2 92.4 92.6 92.8 93.0 93.2 93.4 93.6 93.8 94.0 94.2 94.4 94.8 95.1 95.4 95.8 96.1 96.4 96.8 97.1
Eastern Cape 90.2 90.2 90.1 90.0 89.9 89.9 89.8 89.7 89.6 89.6 89.5 89.4 89.3 89.3 89.2 89.1 89.1 89.8 90.5 91.2 91.9 92.6 93.3 94.0 94.7
Free State 91.8 91.7 91.6 91.5 91.5 91.4 91.3 91.2 91.2 91.1 91.0 90.9 90.9 90.8 90.7 90.6 90.6 91.0 91.5 92.0 92.5 93.0 93.5 94.0 94.4
Gauteng 94.1 93.9 93.8 93.7 93.5 93.4 93.2 93.1 92.9 92.8 92.6 92.5 92.3 92.2 92.0 91.9 91.7 92.0 92.3 92.6 92.9 93.2 93.5 93.7 94.0
KwaZulu Natal 87.8 87.9 88.0 88.1 88.3 88.4 88.5 88.6 88.7 88.8 89.0 89.1 89.2 89.3 89.4 89.5 89.7 90.3 90.9 91.6 92.2 92.9 93.5 94.1 94.8
Mpumalanga 91.6 91.6 91.7 91.7 91.7 91.8 91.8 91.8 91.8 91.9 91.9 91.9 92.0 92.0 92.0 92.1 92.1 92.5 93.0 93.4 93.8 94.3 94.7 95.1 95.5
North West 93.0 92.7 92.4 92.2 91.9 91.6 91.4 91.1 90.8 90.6 90.3 90.0 89.8 89.5 89.2 89.0 88.7 88.6 88.5 88.3 88.2 88.1 88.0 87.8 87.7
Northern Cape 83.3 83.4 83.4 83.5 83.6 83.6 83.7 83.8 83.8 83.9 84.0 84.0 84.1 84.2 84.2 84.3 84.4 85.8 87.2 88.7 90.1 91.6 93.0 94.5 95.9
Northern Province 93.2 93.4 93.5 93.6 93.7 93.8 94.0 94.1 94.2 94.3 94.4 94.6 94.7 94.8 94.9 95.0 95.2 95.5 95.9 96.3 96.7 97.1 97.5 97.9 98.3
Western Cape 86.3 86.2 86.1 86.1 86.0 85.9 85.9 85.8 85.8 85.7 85.6 85.6 85.5 85.4 85.4 85.3 85.2 85.5 85.9 86.2 86.5 86.8 87.1 87.4 87.7