SOUTH AFRICA POSITIVE OCEANS
South Africa’s overall Positive Oceans Index score is 6.0, ranking it in 27th place out of 50 countries
The country has high scores for Marine Biodiversity at 8.9 and Marine Protection and Conservation at 6.9.
South Africa protects 14.6% of its marine estate (i.e. MPAs).
At A Glance
Total Marine Estate
Marine Protected Areas
Sustainable Marine Parks
Coastal Tourism Density