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ODIN Score

Summary scores for 2016.

All summary scores are weighted. When using standard ODIN weights, category scores are weighted to make the shares of social, economic, and environmental statistics equal in the overall score. Coverage and openness elements are equally weighted. Summary scores and subscores are all scaled from 0 to 100.

Overall Ranking Coverage Ranking Openness Ranking
Southern Africa 1 1 1
World 41 48 37
Coverage Openness All Elements
Social Statistics 38 40 39
Economic Statistics 70 63 66
Environment Statistics 42 64 53
All categories 48 56 52
Data Elements
Data Categories Coverage Openness    All   
Population & vital statistics 90 50 70
Education facilities 0 0 0
Education outcomes 40 70 55
Health facilities 0 0 0
Health outcomes 70 40 55
Reproductive health 30 50 40
Gender statistics 20 40 30
Poverty & income 50 70 60
Social Statistics subscore 38 40 39
National accounts 75 60 67
Labor 80 80 80
Price indexes 70 60 65
Government finance 75 60 67
Money & banking 33 60 50
International trade 100 60 75
Balance of payments 50 60 56
Economic Statistics subscore 70 63 66
Land use 30 70 50
Resource use 40 60 50
Energy use 50 80 65
Pollution 20 40 30
Built environment 70 70 70
Environment subscore 42 64 53
Data Categories
Data Elements Social Statistics Economic Statistics Environment Statistics    All   
Indicator coverage and disaggregation 56 93 70 73
Data available last 5 years 50 86 50 62
Data available last 10 years 44 71 70 62
First administrative level 31 38 20 28
Second administrative level 6 0 0 3
Coverage subscore 38 70 42 48
Machine readable 13 71 60 48
Non-proprietary 75 100 100 92
Download options 13 0 10 8
Metadata available 25 43 60 43
Terms of use 75 100 90 88
Openness subscore 40 63 64 56

A description of the sources used for ODIN assessments is listed below. Also included are links to their location on national statistics office websites. Most national statistical office websites are regularly updated so some of these links may not work and our descriptions may not reflect the most current updates. Please contact us if you find any errors.


Indicator Disaggregation Data
Population & vital statistics

(1.1) Population by 5-year age groups/Population (Admin 1 or Admin 2 only)

Sex

Years - 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Levels - Admin 1, National Level
Terms of Use -  Open
Terms Url - 
Metadata -  General
Metadata Url   http://www.statssa.gov.za/publications/P0318/P03182015.pdf
Format - PDF (np)
Options - No download options
Report name and location - "P0318 - General Household Survey (GHS), [year]" [2015-2006] pg. 81-82, Table 1.2

(1.2) Crude birth rate/Number of births

Sex

Years - 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
Levels - Admin 1, Admin 2, National Level
Terms of Use -  Open
Terms Url - 
Metadata -  Specific
Metadata Url   http://www.statssa.gov.za/?page_id=1854&PPN=P0305&SCH=6341
Format - PDF (np)
Options - No download options
Report name and location - "P0305 - Recorded live births, year" [2014-2006] pg. 25-28

(1.3) Crude death rate/Number of deaths

Sex

Years - 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Levels - Admin 1, National Level
Terms of Use -  Open
Terms Url - 
Metadata -  Specific
Metadata Url   http://www.statssa.gov.za/publications/P03093/P030932014.pdf
Format - PDF (np)
Options - No download options
Report name and location - "P0309.3 - Mortality and causes of death in South Africa: Findings from death notification, [year]" [2014-2006] pg. 71-83
Education facilities

(2.1) Number of schools/classrooms

Data not available for current indicator

(2.2) Teaching staff

Data not available for current indicator

(2.3) Annual budget

Data not available for current indicator
Education outcomes

(3.1) Enrollment rate

Sex,School stage,Age groups

Years - 2009
Levels - Admin 1, National Level
Terms of Use -  Open
Terms Url - 
Metadata - Not Available
Metadata Url   http://interactive2.statssa.gov.za/webapi/jsf/tableView/tableView.xhtml
Format - CSV (r, np)
Options - User Selected
Report name and location - "Data Source: Census@School 2009"

(3.1) Enrollment rate

Sex,School stage,School type

Years - 2009, 2013, 2014
Levels - Admin 1, National Level
Terms of Use -  Open
Terms Url - 
Metadata -  Specific
Metadata Url   http://www.statssa.gov.za/publications/Report-03-10-12/Report-03-10-122001.pdf
Format - PDF (np)
Options - No download options
Report name and location - "Report-03-10-12 - Gender series volume II: Education and gender, 2001-2014" pg. 132-133, 141-142, Tables 2.2.3 to 2.2.7, and Tables 2.3.1. to 2.3.4

(3.2) Completion/Graduation rates

Data not available for current indicator

(3.3) Exam results

Sex

Years - 2014
Levels - Admin 1, National Level
Terms of Use -  Open
Terms Url - 
Metadata -  Specific
Metadata Url   http://www.statssa.gov.za/publications/Report-03-10-12/Report-03-10-122001.pdf
Format - PDF (np)
Options - No download options
Report name and location - "Report-03-10-12 - Gender series volume II: Education and gender, 2001-2014" pg. 126, 128 Table 2.1.11: Total number of candidates who passed the Senior Certificate Examination (SCE) by sex and province. Also Tables 2.1.12 to 2.1.14
Health facilities

(4.1) Number of health facilities

Data not available for current indicator

(4.2) Number of beds/Annual budget

Data not available for current indicator

(4.3) Number of health care staff

Data not available for current indicator
Health outcomes

(5.1) Immunization rate (general/infant)

Age

Years - 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
Levels - National Level
Terms of Use -  Open
Terms Url - 
Metadata - Not Available
Metadata Url   http://www.statssa.gov.za/MDG/MDG_Country_Report_Final_Feb2016.pdf
Format - PDF (np)
Options - No download options
Report name and location - "MDG 2015 Country Report" pg. 70, Figure 10: Proportion of one-year-old children immunised against measles

(5.2) Disease prevalence/incidence (specify type)

Sex

Years - 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Levels - Admin 1, National Level
Terms of Use -  Open
Terms Url - 
Metadata - Not Available
Metadata Url   http://www.statssa.gov.za/?page_id=1854&PPN=P0318&SCH=6475
Format - PDF (np)
Options - No download options
Report name and location - "P0318 - General Household Survey (GHS), [year]" [2015-2006] pg. 123-124, Table 5.9
Reproductive health

(6.1) Maternal mortality ratio

Data not available for current indicator

(6.2) Infant mortality rate

Sex

Years - 2014
Levels - National Level
Terms of Use -  Open
Terms Url - 
Metadata -  General
Metadata Url   http://www.statssa.gov.za/publications/P03093/P030932014.pdf
Format - PDF (np)
Options - No download options
Report name and location - 2014: Findings from death notification, p. 36 Table 4.8: The ten leading underlying natural causes of death for infants and children aged below five years, 2014 Infant Deaths

(6.3) Under-5 mortality rate

Sex

Years - 2014
Levels - National Level
Terms of Use -  Open
Terms Url - 
Metadata -  General
Metadata Url   http://www.statssa.gov.za/publications/P03093/P030932014.pdf
Format - PDF (np)
Options - No download options
Report name and location - Mortality and causes of death in South Africa, 2014: Findings from death notification, p. 36 Table 4.8: The ten leading underlying natural causes of death for infants and children aged below five years, 2014 Under 5 years deaths

(6.4) Fertility rate

Data not available for current indicator

(6.5) Contraceptive prevalence rate

Data not available for current indicator

(6.6) Adolescent birth rate

optional

Years - 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
Levels - National Level
Terms of Use -  Open
Terms Url - 
Metadata -  Specific
Metadata Url   http://www.statssa.gov.za/publications/P0305/P03052014.pdf
Format - PDF (np)
Options - No download options
Report name and location - "P0305 - Recorded live births, [year]" [2014-2006]
Gender statistics

(7.1) Violence against women

Data not available for current indicator

(7.2) Proportion of women in parliament and/or management/senior positions

optional

Years - 2009, 2014
Levels - National Level
Terms of Use -  Open
Terms Url - 
Metadata - Not Available
Metadata Url   http://www.statssa.gov.za/MDG/MDG_Country_Report_Final_Feb2016.pdf
Format - PDF (np)
Options - No download options
Report name and location - "MDG 2015 Country Report" pg. 61, Figure 8: Proportion of women in the national parliament, 1994–2014
Poverty & income

(8.1) Poverty rate/incidence, Number of poor

optional

Years - 2006, 2009, 2011
Levels - National Level
Terms of Use -  Open
Terms Url - 
Metadata -  Specific
Metadata Url   http://www.statssa.gov.za/?page_id=1854&PPN=Report-03-10-06
Format - PDF (np)
Options - No download options
Report name and location - "Report-03-10-06 - Poverty trends in South Africa: An examination of absolute poverty between 2006 and 2011" pg. 12

(8.2) Income distribution by deciles or finer

optional

Years - 2010/2011
Levels - Admin 1, National Level
Terms of Use -  Open
Terms Url - 
Metadata - Not Available
Metadata Url   http://interactive2.statssa.gov.za/webapi/jsf/tableView/tableView.xhtml
Format - CSV (r, np)
Options - User Selected
Report name and location - "Data Source: Income and expenditure 2010/2011 - Total IES"
National accounts

(9.1) Monthly/Quarterly/Annual GDP and/or Gross Value Added (production approach)

Industrial classification,Current prices,Constant prices

Years - 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Levels - National Level
Terms of Use -  Open
Terms Url - 
Metadata - Not Available
Metadata Url   http://www.statssa.gov.za/timeseriesdata/Ascii/P0441%20Gross%20Domestic%20Product%20(Quarterly)%20(2016Q2).zip
Format - TXT (r, np)
Options - No download options
Report name and location - "Gross Domestic Product (Quarterly) (2016Q2).zip"

(9.2) Monthly/Quarterly/Annual GDP (expenditure approach)

Major expenditure categories,Current prices,Constant prices

Years - 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Levels - National Level
Terms of Use -  Open
Terms Url - 
Metadata - Not Available
Metadata Url   http://www.statssa.gov.za/publications/P0441/GDP_P0441_Q2_2016.xlsx
Format - XLSX (r, np)
Options - No download options
Report name and location - "GDP P0441 - Q2 2016 excel file"
Labor

(10.1) Employment rate

Sex,Age

Years - 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Levels - Admin 1, National Level
Terms of Use -  Open
Terms Url - 
Metadata -  Specific
Metadata Url   http://www.statssa.gov.za/publications/P0211/QLFS_Trends_2008_2016_Q2.xlsx
Format - XLSX (r, np)
Options - No download options
Report name and location - "QLFS Trends 2008 - 2016 Q2" Employment by sex, age at national, admin1. Location of report, NSO homepage > search "unemployment" > Under "Publications", "P0211 - Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS), 2nd Quarter 2016"

(10.2) Unemployment rate

Sex,Age

Years - 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Levels - Admin 1, National Level
Terms of Use -  Open
Terms Url - 
Metadata -  Specific
Metadata Url   http://www.statssa.gov.za/publications/P0211/QLFS_Trends_2008_2016_Q2.xlsx
Format - XLSX (r, np)
Options - No download options
Report name and location - "QLFS Trends 2008 - 2016 Q2" Unemployment by sex, age at national, admin1. Location of report, NSO homepage > search "unemployment" > Under "Publications", "P0211 - Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS), 2nd Quarter 2016"
Price indexes

(11.1) Annual/Monthly/Quarterly CPI

optional

Years - 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Levels - Admin 1, National Level
Terms of Use -  Open
Terms Url - 
Metadata - Not Available
Metadata Url   http://www.statssa.gov.za/timeseriesdata/Ascii/P0141%20CPI%20(COICOP)%20from%20January%202008%20(201608).zip
Format - TXT (r, np)
Options - No download options
Report name and location - "CPI (COICOP) from January 2008 (201608).zip"

(11.2) Annual/Monthly/Quarterly PPI

optional

Years - 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Levels - National Level
Terms of Use -  Open
Terms Url - 
Metadata - Not Available
Metadata Url   http://www.statssa.gov.za/timeseriesdata/Ascii/P0142.1%20Producer%20Price%20Index%20Indicative%20time%20series.zip; http://www.statssa.gov.za/timeseriesdata/Ascii/P0142.1%20PPI%20New%20series%20from%202013(201608).zip
Format - TXT (r, np)
Options - No download options
Report name and location - "PPI New series from 2013(201608).zip" and "Producer Price Index Indicative time series.zip" Monthly PPI. Location of report, NSO homepage > Under "Tools", "Time Series Data" (Excel and ASCII format)  link
Government finance

(12.1) Actual revenues

Revenue source

Years - 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Levels - National Level
Terms of Use -  Open
Terms Url - 
Metadata - Not Available
Metadata Url   http://www.statssa.gov.za/timeseriesdata/Ascii/P9119.3%20Financial%20statistics%20of%20national%20government%20(2005-2015).zip
Format - TXT (r, np)
Options - No download options
Report name and location - "Financial statistics of national government (2005-2015).zip"

(12.2) Actual expenditures

Functional classification

Years - 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Levels - National Level
Terms of Use -  Open
Terms Url - 
Metadata - Not Available
Metadata Url   http://www.statssa.gov.za/timeseriesdata/Ascii/P9119.3%20Financial%20statistics%20of%20national%20government%20(2005-2015).zip
Format - TXT (r, np)
Options - No download options
Report name and location - "Financial statistics of national government (2005-2015).zip"
Money & banking

(13.1) Money supply

At a minimum M1 and M2

Years - 2013/2014, 2014/2015
Levels - National Level
Terms of Use -  Open
Terms Url - 
Metadata -  Specific
Metadata Url   http://www.statssa.gov.za/publications/P91193/P911932015.pdf
Format - PDF (np)
Options - No download options
Report name and location - P9119.3 - Financial statistics of national government, 2014/2015, Statistical release P9119.3, Table A – Economic classification of statement of sources and uses of cash of national government for the 2013/2014 and 2014/2015 fiscal years , p. 5

(13.2) Total credit

To public and/or private sector

Years - 2014/2015
Levels - National Level
Terms of Use -  Open
Terms Url - 
Metadata -  Specific
Metadata Url   http://www.statssa.gov.za/publications/P91193/P911932015.pdf
Format - PDF (np)
Options - No download options
Report name and location - P9119.3 - Financial statistics of national government, 2014/2015, Statistical release P9119.3, Table 3 – Economic and functional classification of cash payments for purchases of non-financial assets for the 2014/2015 fiscal year , p. 21
International trade

(14.1) Annual/Monthly/Quarterly merchandise exports

Major product categories (agricultural products, fuels/mining, manufactures, etc.)

Years - 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Levels - National Level
Terms of Use -  Open
Terms Url - 
Metadata - Not Available
Metadata Url   http://www.statssa.gov.za/timeseriesdata/Ascii/P0142.7%20Export%20and%20Import%20Unit%20Value%20Indices%20(201607).zip
Format - TXT (r, np)
Options - No download options
Report name and location - "Export and Import Unit Value Indices (201607).zip"

(14.2) Annual/Monthly/Quarterly merchandise imports

Major product categories (agricultural products, fuels/mining, manufactures, etc.)

Years - 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Levels - National Level
Terms of Use -  Open
Terms Url - 
Metadata - Not Available
Metadata Url   http://www.statssa.gov.za/timeseriesdata/Ascii/P0142.7%20Export%20and%20Import%20Unit%20Value%20Indices%20(201607).zip
Format - TXT (r, np)
Options - No download options
Report name and location - "Export and Import Unit Value Indices (201607).zip"
Balance of payments

(15.1) Current account

Goods and services

Years - 2013/2014
Levels - National Level
Terms of Use -  Open
Terms Url - 
Metadata -  Specific
Metadata Url   http://www.statssa.gov.za/publications/P91194/P911942014.pdf
Format - PDF (np)
Options - No download options
Report name and location - Financial statistics of consolidated general government 2013/2014, Statistical release P9119.4 - Table 2- Economic and functional classification of cash payments for operating activities for the 2013/2014 fiscal year

(15.2) Capital and financial account

Direct investment and/or international investment position

Years - 2013/2014
Levels - National Level
Terms of Use -  Open
Terms Url - 
Metadata -  Specific
Metadata Url   http://www.statssa.gov.za/publications/P91194/P911942014.pdf
Format - PDF (np)
Options - No download options
Report name and location - Table A – Economic classification of statement of sources and uses of cash of consolidated general government for the 2012/2013 and 2013/2014 fiscal years, p. 5
Land use

(16.1) Land use/cover

Agricultural use (crop type)

Years - 2005/2006, 2006/2007, 2007/2008, 2008/2009, 2009/2010, 2010/2011, 2011/2012, 2012/2013, 2013/2014, 2014/2015
Levels - National Level
Terms of Use -  Some restrictions
Terms Url - 
Metadata -  Specific
Metadata Url   http://www.daff.gov.za/Daffweb3/Portals/0/Statistics%20and%20Economic%20Analysis/Statistical%20Information/Abstract%202016%20.xls; http://www.daff.gov.za/Daffweb3/Portals/0/Statistics%20and%20Economic%20Analysis/Statistical%20Information/Abstract%202016%20.pdf
Format - XLS (r)
Options - No download options
Report name and location - Abstract of Agricultural Statistics, 2016, "Abstract 2016 XLS" Tab 3 - Field Crops link
Resource use

(17.1) Fishery harvests

optional

Years - 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
Levels - National Level
Terms of Use -  Open
Terms Url - 
Metadata -  Specific
Metadata Url   http://www.statssa.gov.za/publications/Report-04-05-20/EEA_Compendium_Tables_2016.zip
Format - XLSX (r, np)
Options - No download options
Report name and location - "EEA Compendium Tables 2016" Resource Rent-All fisheries Tab

(17.2) Forest coverage/Deforestation

Data not available for current indicator

(17.3) Mining Activities

By type of activity (gas, petroleum, coal, etc.)

Years - 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Levels - National Level
Terms of Use -  Open
Terms Url - 
Metadata - Not Available
Metadata Url   http://www.statssa.gov.za/timeseriesdata/Ascii/P2041%20Mining%20Production%20and%20Sales%20from%202003%20(201607).zip
Format - TXT (r, np)
Options - No download options
Report name and location - "Mining Production and Sales from 2003 (201607).zip"

(17.4) Water supply/use

optional

Years - 2006
Levels - Admin 1, National Level
Terms of Use -  Open
Terms Url - 
Metadata -  Specific
Metadata Url   http://www.statssa.gov.za/publications/D04058/D04058.pdf
Format - PDF (np)
Options - No download options
Report name and location - National Accounts - "D0405.8 - Environmental Economic Accounts, Water Management Areas in South Africa" 5.3 Water supply to municipalities per water management area, pp. 9-10
Energy use

(18.1) Consumption of energy (electricity, coal, oil, renewables, etc.)

End-use sector (construction, agriculture, transport, industry, residential, etc.)

Years - 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Levels - National Level
Terms of Use -  Open
Terms Url - 
Metadata -  Specific
Metadata Url   http://www.statssa.gov.za/publications/Report-04-05-20/EEA_Compendium_Tables_2016.zip
Format - XLSX (r, np)
Options - No download options
Report name and location - "EEA Compendium Tables 2016" Excel file; Tab "Energy tables 2002 to 2012" in the EEA Excel File
Pollution

(19.1) CO2/GHG emissions

optional

Years - 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
Levels - National Level
Terms of Use -  Open
Terms Url - 
Metadata - Not Available
Metadata Url   http://www.statssa.gov.za/MDG/MDG_Country_Report_Final_Feb2016.pdf
Format - PDF (np)
Options - No download options
Report name and location - Millennium Development Goals: Country report 2015 / Statistics South Africa "MDG 2015 Country Report" pp. 100-101, Figures 12 and 13

(19.2) Air/Water pollutant emissions (specify type)

Data not available for current indicator
Built environment

(20.1) Proportion of people with access to drinking water

Water facility type (optional)

Years - 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Levels - Admin 1, National Level
Terms of Use -  Open
Terms Url - 
Metadata -  Specific
Metadata Url   http://www.statssa.gov.za/publications/P0318/P03182015.pdf
Format - PDF (np)
Options - No download options
Report name and location - "P0318 - General Household Survey (GHS), 2015" Figure 40, pg. 41; Table 10 pg. 42; Table 13, pg. 47

(20.2) Proportion of people with access to sanitation

Sanitation facility type (optional)

Years - 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Levels - Admin 1, National Level
Terms of Use -  Open
Terms Url - 
Metadata -  Specific
Metadata Url   http://www.statssa.gov.za/publications/P0318/P03182015.pdf
Format - PDF (np)
Options - No download options
Report name and location - "P0318 - General Household Survey (GHS), 2015" Figure 46, pg. 49; Figure48 , pg. 50;

(20.3) Housing quality data

Housing type,Construction material

Years - 2008/2009
Levels - Admin 1, National Level
Terms of Use -  Open
Terms Url - 
Metadata - Not Available
Metadata Url   http://interactive2.statssa.gov.za/webapi/jsf/tableView/tableView.xhtml#
Format - CSV (r, np)
Options - User Selected
Report name and location - "Living Conditions Survey 2008/2009"

(20.3) Housing quality data

Housing type,Number of rooms

Years - 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Levels - Admin 1, National Level
Terms of Use -  Open
Terms Url - 
Metadata -  Specific
Metadata Url   http://www.statssa.gov.za/?page_id=1854&PPN=P0318&SCH=6475
Format - PDF (np)
Options - No download options
Report name and location - "P0318 - General Household Survey (GHS), 2015" [2015-2006] pg. 132, 135