According to the Census 2011, the disability prevalence rate in South Africa is 7%

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Inclusion in education

Primary School completion rates

People with disabilities
86%
People without disabilities
96%

Secondary School completion rates

People with disabilities
37%
People without disabilities
50%

Participation rate in organised learning (one year before the official primary entry age), by sex

People with disabilities
91%
People without disabilities
93%

Participation rate of youth in formal and non-formal education and training in the previous 12 months, by sex

People with disabilities
50%
People without disabilities
54%

Participation rate of adults in formal and non-formal education and training in the previous 12 months, by sex

People with disabilities
4.9%
People without disabilities
6.6%

University completion rates [or university access rates as proxy] (25-54 years)

People with disabilities
3.6%
People without disabilities
8%

University completion rates [or university access rates as proxy] (55 years and above)

People with disabilities
2.1%
People without disabilities
6.5%

Economic empowerment

Unemployment rate, by sex, age and persons with disabilities (15-24)

People with disabilities
70%
People without disabilities
64%

Unemployment rate, by sex, age and persons with disabilities (25-64)

People with disabilities
42%
People without disabilities
33%

Proportion of youth (aged 15-24 years) not in education, employment or training

People with disabilities
39%
People without disabilities
32%

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

People with disabilities
78%
People without disabilities
47%

Technology and innovation

In the data sources used on this portal, we were unable to find information relating to these indicators and this country.

We will update the portal with new sources of data when they are identified or generated.

Stigma and discrimination

In the data sources used on this portal, we were unable to find information relating to these indicators and this country.

We will update the portal with new sources of data when they are identified or generated.

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