(measure: points; Source: The Swiss Institute of Technology in Zurich)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
South Africa: Globalization index (0-100)
For that indicator, we provide data for South Africa from 1970 to 2017. The average value for South Africa during that period was 50.74 points with a minimum of 36.67 points in 1970 and a maximum of 70.64 points in 2014.
The latest value from 2017 is 70.09 points. For comparison, the world average in 2017 based on 196
countries is 62.17 points.
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The KOF Globalization Index for South Africa is an average of the indexes for Economic Globalization, Social Globalization, and Political Globalization for South Africa. More information and the original data can be obtained here.
Definition: The overall index of globalization covers the economic, social, and political dimensions of globalization. Higher values denote greater globalization.