Youth Explorer is a web tool that provides simple data visualisations and interactive tools to explore data about South African youth. It includes information on education, economic opportunities, family and living environments and health.

Online presence

Home Organisation

Open Up  and University of Cape Town

Other Partners

UCT’s Poverty and Inequality Initiative, Statistics South Africa, Economies of Regions Learning Network, DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Human Development at Wits University,
Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit (SALDRU)

Type of organisation responsible for the initiative




Updated: 2018/09/01

What if I can’t find a project on the database?

If you know of a project or initiative that is not on the database please contact with as much information as possible including contact details. We want to make the database as comprehensive as possible but we need the community’s help to do so.