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Graph: Extent of democracy and satisfaction with democracy | South Africa | 2000-2015
Support for democracy declines in South Africa

Majority of South Africans willing to give up elections in favour of a non-elected government that can provide basic services.

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Lived poverty decreases

Fewer Africans are going without the basic necessities of life.

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Infrastructure development still a major challenge in Africa
Building on progress

Infrastructure for electricity, water, sewerage, and roads remains an enormous challenge across Africa, especially in rural areas, while cell phone service is approaching universal coverage.

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Aligning Sustainable Development Goals with citizen priorities in Africa
Where to start?

Unemployment and education top the list of Africans' problems and priorities. Learn more in Afrobarometer's first Round 6 global release.

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Who's more likely to pay a bribe?
Corruption on the rise

A majority of Africans say governments are failing in their efforts to fight increasing corruption, according to a new report from Transparency International and Afrobarometer.

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About Afrobarometer

Afrobarometer is a pan-African, non-partisan research network that conducts public attitude surveys on democracy, governance, economic conditions, and related issues across more than 30 countries in Africa.

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Round 6 global releases

Findings across 30+ countries on critical issues:

Lived poverty, infrastructure, more.

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