What the data tells us

2/10
Digitalization Readiness Score
Improvements to the rail network and guaranteeing energy supply using a microgrid will help Johannesburg to improve on its low readiness score.
5/10
Digitalization Potential Score
Johannesburg has many ways to build on its potential, from digitalization of the mining sector to improving urban mobility and energy.
Comparing data

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Readiness
results
poor
fair
good
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Smart street lights
In use
In use
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Smart meters
In use
In use
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Electricity from renewable sources
5%
5%
Potential
results
poor
fair
good
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Air quality
25.3μg/m3 (annual PM2.5 average)
25.3μg/m3 (annual PM2.5 average)
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GHG emissions from transport and industry
430 tonnes CO2 per capita
430 tonnes CO2 per capita
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GHG emissions from waste
100 tonnes CO2 per capita
100 tonnes CO2 per capita
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Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility
69% of consumption
69% of consumption

Beneath the data

What lies beneath the data? Our insights section looks at the challenges each city faces and how it plans to solve them.

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