Performance Overview

GDP (PPP) per capita
IS03
ZAF
Country
South Africa
Score
45.26
Rank
76
Technology
40.23
People
41.16
Governance
60.88
Impact
38.80
1. Mobile tariffs 64.43 63
2. Handset prices 55.16 47
3. Households with internet acccess 61.73 73
4. 4G mobile network coverage (% of population) 90.32 65
5. Fixed-broadband subscriptions, 10Mbit/s or above (% of total subscriptions) 41.30 80
6. International internet bandwidth, kb/s per Internet user 57.78 113
7. Proportion of primary schools with access to Internet for pedagogical purpose n/a n/a
1. GitHub commits 4.77 58
2. Wikipedia edits 33.93 83
3. Internet domain registrations* - -
4. Mobile apps development 63.11 67
1. Availability of latest technologies 64.29 33
2. Company investment in emerging technology 51.83 40
3. ICT PCT patent applications per million population 11.30 44
4. Total computer software spending (% of GDP) 23.65 48
5. Robot density 7.36 36
1. Medium and high-tech industry 31.04 64
2. High-tech exports 10.08 76
3. PCT patent applications 1.30 47
4. Labour productivity per employee 28.34 62
5. Prevalence of gig economy 35.60 85
1. Happiness 46.03 93
2. Freedom to make life choices 61.79 95
3. Income inequality 0.00 121
4. Healthy life expectancy at birth 30.83 115
1. SDG 3: Good Health and Well-Being 67.21 73
2. SDG 4: Quality Education n/a n/a
3. SDG 5: Gender Equality 80.02 40
4. SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy 49.28 122
5. SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities 45.34 90
1. Internet users 55.17 87
2. Active mobile-broadband subscriptions 29.27 66
3. Use of virtual social networks 36.08 98
5. Tertiary enrolment 15.87 91
5. Adult literacy rate 83.35 70
6. ICT skills 24.43 121
1. Firms with website 30.77 94
2. Ease of doing business 65.07 79
3. Professionals 12.95 101
4. Technicians and associate professionals 36.99 57
5. Business use of digital tools 70.45 49
6. R&D expenditure by businesses 8.66 45
1. Government online services 73.94 54
2. Publication and use of open data 34.43 46
3. Government promotion of investment in emerging technologies 31.77 83
4. R&D expenditure by governments and higher education 41.05 45
1. Secure Internet servers 76.38 36
2. Cybersecurity 69.77 57
3. Online access to financial account 28.13 67
4. Internet shopping 10.05 74
1. Regulatory quality 55.20 60
2. ICT regulatory environment 69.88 99
3. Legal framework's adaptability to emerging technologies 51.13 41
4. E-commerce legislation 100.00 1
5. Privacy protection by law content 64.33 46
1. E-Participation 74.07 56
2. Socioeconomic gap in use of digital payments 74.94 52
3. Availability of local online content 49.81 90
4. Gender gap in internet use n/a n/a
5. Rural gap in use of digital payments 74.94 35

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