Infographic: South Africa’s human development by numbers


    Human development in South Africa is steadily rising, according to the United Nations Development Programme. In its 2015 Human Development Index (HDI), which ranks 188 countries, South Africa is improving in life expectancy at birth, average years of schooling and annual income per person. Presented here are some of the facts and figures from the index.

    For a more detailed look at the 2015 Human Development Index, read:

    Analysis: South Africa’s Performance in UNDP Human Development Report 2015