Scorecard

The scorecard for South Africa contains availability data for individual indicators categorized by goal.

What are the indicators and their types?

The SDGs are tracked with the help of over 230 global indicators (G). These are complemented by domesticated indicators (D) and by additional indicators (A).

Below, you can select a Goal and the indicator availability for that goal in South Africa is shown in the tables below.

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Indicator type

G

Global indicator

A

Additional indicator

D

Domesticated indicator

Information on indicators and data availability for Goal 1 targets

Target 1.1

Eradicate Extreme Poverty


1.1.1

G

Proportion of population below the international poverty line, by sex, age, employment status and geographical location (urban/rural)

Target 1.2

Reduce Poverty at Least by 50%


1.2.1

G

Proportion of population living below the national poverty line, by sex and age

1.2.2

G

Proportion of men, women and children of all ages living in poverty in all its dimensions according to national definitions

1.2.1A

A

Number of social grants

Target 1.3

Implement Social Protection Systems


1.3.1

G

Proportion of population covered by social protection floors/systems, by sex, distinguishing children, unemployed persons, older persons, persons with disabilities, pregnant women, newborns, work-injury victims and the poor and the vulnerable

1.3.1D

D

Percentage of population covered by social protection systems, distinguishing children, older persons and persons with disabilities

Target 1.4

Equal Rights to Ownership, Services and Economic Resources


1.4.1

G

Proportion of population living in households with access to basic services

1.4.2

G

Proportion of total adult population with secure tenure rights to land, (a) with legally recognized documentation, and (b) who perceive their rights to land as secure, by sex and type of tenure

1.4.1D

D

Proportion of population living in households with access to improved sanitation facilities

Target 1.5

Build Resilience to Environmental, Economic and Social Disasters


1.5.1

G

Number of deaths, missing persons and directly affected persons attributed to disasters per 100,000 population

1.5.2

G

Direct economic loss attributed to disasters in relation to global gross domestic product (GDP)

1.5.3

G

Number of countries that adopt and implement national disaster risk reduction strategies in line with the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015–2030

1.5.4

G

Proportion of local governments that adopt and implement local disaster risk reduction strategies in line with national disaster risk reduction strategies

1.5.1D

D

Number of deaths, missing persons and directly affected persons attributed to disasters per 100,000 population

1.5.3D

D

Number of national and local disaster risk reduction strategies adopted by South Africa

Target 1.A

Mobilize Resources to Implement Policies to End Poverty


1.a.1

G

Total official development assistance grants from all donors that focus on poverty reduction as a share of the recipient country’s gross national income

1.a.2

G

Proportion of total government spending on essential services (education, health and social protection)

Target 1.B

Create Pro-Poor and Gender-Sensitive Policy Frameworks


1.b.1

G

Pro-poor public social spending