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South Africa

South Africa Culture Stats

Definitions

  • Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > All drinks: Average liters of pure alcohol consumed annually from legally and illegally produced alcohol, by the population above 14 years of age. The consumption of tourists is excluded for countries with more tourists per year than resident population.
  • Food and drink > Alcohol > Legal drinking age: Legal drinking age of African countries.
  • Food and drink > Beer consumption: Total national beer consumption (litres).
  • Food and drink > Fast food > McDonalds > First outlet date: The date when the first McDonald's outlet opened in each country.
  • Food and drink > Fast food outlets > KFC > Year entered: Year in which the first KFC opened in each country. 
  • Happy Planet Index: The Happy Planet Index (HPI) is calculated from three components: Perceived well-being, life expectancy and ecological footprint. A higher value indicates a happier population.
  • Hobbies > Homebrewing legality: States whether and under which conditions it is legal for individuals to brew beer in their private premises.
  • Sexuality > Homosexuality > Anti-discrimination laws: Anti-discrimination (sexual orientation).

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  • Sexuality > Homosexuality > Legality of homosexual acts: Same-sex sexual activity.

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  • Sexuality > Homosexuality > Same-sex adoption: Same-sex adoption.

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  • Sexuality > Homosexuality > Same-sex marriage: Same-sex marriage.

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  • Sexuality > Male circumcision prevalence: Percentage of males who are circumcised.
  • Smoking > Cigarettes per adult per year: This list compares the average annual consumption of cigarettes per adult in countries around the world. Ten european countries top the list, all located at the East of the continent, with the exception of Greece. Developed asian countries like China, South Korea and Japan also register high cigarette consumption, while Africa hosts the countries with less consumption.
  • Tobacco > Purchase age: Purchase age.

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  • World Heritage Sites: Cultural sites.

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > All drinks 9.46 2005 56th out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Legal drinking age 18 2014 22nd out of 30
Food and drink > Beer consumption 3.1 billion L 2014 11th out of 40
Food and drink > Fast food > McDonalds > First outlet date November 11, 1995 2012
Food and drink > Fast food outlets > KFC > Year entered 1,971 2014 16th out of 16
Happy Planet Index 29.7 2009 118th out of 143
Hobbies > Homebrewing legality Legal for home brewed beers in unlimited quantities for personal use only, not for sale or barter, without any required permits or licenses. Registration as a "manufacturer not for commercial use" at the South African Revenue Service (SARS) is required to produce wine at home. 2014
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Anti-discrimination laws Bans all discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, including hate speech 2014
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Legality of homosexual acts Male legal since 1998 (retroactive to 1994) Female always legal UN decl. sign. 2014
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Same-sex adoption Legal since 2002 (joint and step-parent) 2014
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Same-sex marriage Legal since 2006 2014
Sexuality > Male circumcision prevalence 42% 2009 5th out of 7
Smoking > Cigarettes per adult per year 459 2014 100th out of 184
Tobacco > Purchase age 18 2014 21st out of 88
World Heritage Sites 4 2014 52nd out of 140

Citation

"South Africa Culture Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/South-Africa/Culture

South Africa Culture Profiles (Subcategories)

Food and drink 14 Sexuality 5
Gambling 3 Smoking 3