Quality of Life in South Africa in 2023-2024 (forecast)

Quality of Life Index 140.71
Purchasing Power Index 77.44 Moderate
Safety Index 23.51 Low
Health Care Index 65.49 High
Climate Index 98.97 Very High
Cost of Living Index 37.72 Very Low
Property Price to Income Ratio 0.21 Very Low
Traffic Commute Time Index 37.99 Moderate
Pollution Index 59.58 Moderate
ƒ Quality of Life Index: 134.71 Moderate

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Last update: August 2023

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If the value is 0, it means it is perceived as very low, and if the value is 100, it means it is perceived as very high.

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Quality of Life in South Africa in 2023

Quality of life refers to the general sense of health, happiness, and wellbeing that people experience in their daily lives in South Africa. It goes beyond economic factors to include intangibles that make life more fulfilling.
South Africa scores high marks for work-life balance, with the typical work week around 50 hours. Most full-time employees receive at least 23 vacation days per year. Work culture aims to prevent burnout and allow time for family and leisure.
South Africa also ranks highly for overall life satisfaction according to relevant reports and rankings. Contributing factors like affordable healthcare, low crime, and excellent weather lead to general contentment for residents.
Access to trails also bolsters quality of life in South Africa. With ample vacation time built into the culture, citizens have opportunities to take advantage of these offerings and enjoy their free time.
Taken together, these factors provide a high baseline of security, happiness and comfort for many people in South Africa. The quality of life allows residents to thrive in their health, relationships, careers and beyond.

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