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Type Conference Paper - Millennium Conference of Commonwealth Statisticians
Title Socio-economic indicators of development progress within the OECD framework in South Africa
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Publication (Day/Month/Year) 2000
Page numbers 0-0
Country/State South Africa
URL http://196.25.65.2/publications/DiscussSocioEcoIndicators/DiscussSocioEcoIndicators.pdf
Abstract
International organisations have developed or proposed socio-economic indicators to measure development progress across countries. In addition to meeting international obligations, there have been a number of initiatives in South Africa to develop indicators that take into consideration the country’s specific needs. As the official agency for the collection of national statistics, Statistics South Africa has played a crucial role in the development of indictors in South Africa including the compilation of the core set of 21 indicators within the framework of the Organisation of Economic Co-orporation and Development (OECD)/World Bank/United Nations initiative. This paper provides background information on broad economic indicators in South Africa. In addition, the paper situates the levels of socio-economic development in South Africa within the framework of the OECD/World Bank/United Nations core set of indicators.

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Udjo, Eric O, Sandile Simelane, and Desmond Booysen. "Socio-economic indicators of development progress within the OECD framework in South Africa." Millennium Conference of Commonwealth Statisticians. South Africa, 2000.
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