Welcome to Wazi-ECD: free and open access to the latest Early Childhood Development data.

Find, compare and share the latest early childhood development data.

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Using Wazi-ECD

Finding places

Type in the name or address of a place. Then select the location you are interested in from the dropdown. Alternatively, click on the map area you want to go to. The + and - buttons zoom in and out.

Making the data work for you

Figures are broken down by category: Demographics, Access to early learning, ECD educators, ECD budgets, Schools, Hospitals, Households and Service delivery. Find them on the left of the page. Hover over graphs to see comparisons with the province and country, so you can see how each place fits into the larger context. You can even embed the charts on your own site using Link

Looking for an interpretation of the data?

Our annual publication - "The South African Early Childhood Review" - analyses over 40 carefully-selected indicators of the progress South Africa is making in delivering Early Childhood Development services. Read the 2016 edition here.