South Africa: Overall globalization

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 South Africa

Globalization index (0-100)

 Latest value 70.00
 Year 2021
 Measure points
 Data availability 1970 - 2021
 Average 52.22
 Min - Max 36.67 - 70.64
 Source The Swiss Institute of Technology in Zurich
For that indicator, we provide data for South Africa from 1970 to 2021. The average value for South Africa during that period was 52.22 points with a minimum of 36.67 points in 1970 and a maximum of 70.64 points in 2014. The latest value from 2021 is 70 points. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 190 countries is 61.63 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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South Africa - Overall globalization - Recent values chart

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South Africa - Overall globalization - historical chart - 1970-2021




The KOF Globalization Index for South Africa is an average of the indexes for Economic Globalization, Social Globalization, and Political Globalization for South Africa.
Definition: The overall index of globalization covers the economic, social, and political dimensions of globalization. Higher values denote greater globalization. More information and the original data can be obtained here.

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 Overall globalization 70.00 2021 points
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