Africa Development Indicators
World Bank database with comparative data about African countries

Eighty20's XtracT is the easiest way to access consumer information databases in South Africa: demographics psychographics products media etc.
XtracT provides access to a wide range of survey databases many of which track key trends over several years (e.g. AMPS Finscope some Stats SA databases

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IMF eLibrary (International Monetary Fund)
Import and Export data; Commodities data; Country financials; Gold Supply; and Population data for a variety of countries

Access to company industry financial and country business data for every major marketplace in the world. Extensive global coverage of industries with 4000 industry profiles and 30000+ companies within 215 countries

OECD iLibrary
The online library of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) featuring its books papers and statistics and is the gateway to OECD's analysis and data.
11 050 ebook titles
53 500 chapters
146 800 tables and graphs
5 890 articles
5 130 multilingual summaries
5 200 working papers
5 billion data points across 42 databases
Note: UCT access does not include the IEA statistics

Socio-Economic Survey of South Africa
Current South African macro-economic and key socio-economic statistics and succinct analyses of the socio political environment South African trends and statistical data: Assets and Incomes; Business and Infrastructure; Communications; Crime and Security; Demographics; Economy; Education; Employment; Health; Industrial Relations; Living Conditions; Politics and Government; Public Finance; Social Security Click on the link for South Africa Survey

Statistics South Africa - Stats SA
South African statistical data: CPI PPI GDP Construction Manufacturing Mining Labour Population Tourism & Unemployment and Census data

World Databank
The World Bank Databank consists of 61 databases but the main database is the World Development Indicators (WDI) - the primary World Bank collection of development indicators compiled from officially recognized international sources. It presents the most current and accurate global development data available and includes national regional and global estimates