Data should include maps of lands with parcel layer and display parcel boundaries in addition to a land registry with information on transactions of parcels of land. The assessment criteria were developed in collaboration with Cadasta Foundation. For more information on land ownership datasets and where they're located, see Cadasta Foundation's Data Overview](http://cadasta.org/open-data/overview-of-property-rights-data/).
|Available free of charge||No|
|In an open and machine-readable format|
|Collected by government||Yes|
|findable_steps||I searched for data on land ownership in South Africa. The most relevant hit was that of the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform because of the Land Audit Report they recently started preparing and publishing. Then upon exploring the report, I found that the other land information is from the Office of the Chief Surveyor General.|
|characteristics||None of the above|
|Collector name||The Department of Rural Development and Land Reform and The Office of The Chief Surveyor General.|