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RTI Rating South Africa

South Africa at No. 20 in ranking of transparency

The transparency law of South Africa has been in force since 2000 and with it has earned 109 points in the Global Right to Information Rating (RTI Rating). With that score South Africa is ranked 20, as its transparency law adequately guarantees access to information, when compared with other countries.

This index ranks countries giving them a score of 0-150 depending on the strength of its legal framework which guarantees the right to information.

In the next table you can also see the scores obtained by South Africa in each of the groups that make up the index. Access the list with the classification of all countries by clicking on RTI Rating and the economic information for South Africa by clicking on Economy of South Africa.


South Africa - Global Right to Information Rating
DateRTI RakingYear RTI lawAccessScopeRequestingExceptionsAppealsSanctionsPromotionRTI Rating
10/01/201620º2,000625192514614109
12/01/201417º2,000625192514614109
South Africa - Global Right to Information Rating