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South Africa

Website National Portal
Region Africa
Sub-Region Southern Africa
Income * Upper middle income
Income Value 5,430
USD, GNI per capita
Population 55,291,225
E-Government Development Index 0.6891
Rank 78 of 193
E-Participation Index 0.7500
Rank 57 of 193
* Income data refer to World Bank classification
E-Government (2020 EGDI: 0.6891)
2020 Rank 78
Group HEGDI
Rating Class H3
2018 Rank 68
Change +10
E-Participation (2020 EPART: 0.7500)
2020 Rank 57
2018 Rank 39
Change +18

E-Government Development Index

E-Government Development Index 2020 2018 2016 2014 2012 2010 2008 2005 2004 2003
South Africa (Rank) 78 68 76 93 101 97 61 58 55 45
South Africa (Value) 0.68910 0.66180 0.55463 0.48688 0.48687 0.43057 0.51150 0.50754 0.49021 0.51503

E-Participation Index

E-Participation Index 2020 2018 2016 2014 2012 2010 2008 2005 2004 2003
South Africa (Rank) 57 39 76 97 83 64 49 33 66 41
South Africa (Value) 0.75000 0.84830 0.55932 0.33333 0.15790 0.18571 0.25000 0.30158 0.09836 0.25860

Online Service Index

Online Service Index 2020 2018 2016 2014 2012 2010 2008 2005 2004 2003
South Africa (Value) 0.74710 0.83330 0.55797 0.38582 0.45751 0.30793 0.55183 0.56923 0.51544 0.53930

Telecommunication Infrastructure Index

Telecommunication Infrastructure Index 2020 2018 2016 2014 2012 2010 2008 2005 2004 2003
South Africa (Value) 0.58320 0.42310 0.38065 0.34662 0.22136 0.14431 0.17519 0.12339 0.12520 0.12579

Human Capital Index

Human Capital Index 2020 2018 2016 2014 2012 2010 2008 2005 2004 2003
South Africa (Value) 0.73710 0.72910 0.72526 0.72820 0.78173 0.84320 0.80612 0.83000 0.83000 0.88000