Socio-Economic Survey 2023

Demographics

Demographics

The Demographics chapter provides a comprehensive overview of South Africa's population.
Living Conditions

Living Conditions

The Living Conditions chapter provides a comprehensive overview of the quality of life in South Africa and access to basic services.
Health

Health

The Health chapter provides a comprehensive overview of South Africa’s healthcare system.
Education

Education

The Education chapter provides an in-depth look at South Africa’s education system at all stages, including a comprehensive picture of the resources and output at school and tertiary level.
Politics and Government

Politics and Government

The Politics and Government chapter provides an overview of the political system in South Africa, including:
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  • Political parties
  • Representation in Parliament
  • Seats held in provincial legislatures
  • Representation in local authorities
  • Voters and voting
  • Governance indicators

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The Economy

The Economy

The Economy chapter provides a comprehensive overview of the economic profile of South Africa, including:
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  • Key economic indicators
  • The structure of South Africa's economy
  • Inflation and interest rates
  • Saving and debt
  • Trade and investment
  • Foreign exchange

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Living Conditions

Living Conditions

The Living Conditions chapter tracks the Government’s delivery of basic services such as water, sanitation, electricity, and refuse removal. Access to land and housing is also included. The chapter also has data on informal settlements, housing shortages, and access to affordable housing.