Is YouTube Monetized in South Africa?

If your channel is based in South Africa, can you make money with YouTube monetization? Let’s find out.

YouTube monetization is available in South Africa. You’ll be able to apply for the YouTube Partner Program as soon as your channel meets the monetization threshold and requirements. As soon as YouTube reviews your application and accept it, your channel in South Africa will be monetized via Google AdSense.

How Much Does YouTube Pay For 1M Views In South Africa?

The amount YouTube pays for views depends on the viewers’ country, your channel’s country, and your channel topic.

Also, different videos on your channel will have a different RPM (it depends on the videos’ subjects and main keywords).

That being said, most channels (based in South Africa or otherwise) have a RPM of between $0.50 and $20.00, with an average of around $3.

Which means that your channel in South Africa could earn between $500 and $20,000, with an average of $3,000 for 1 million views.

Can You Monetize YouTube Shorts in South Africa?

Starting February 1, 2023 (source), you’ll be able to monetize YouTube Shorts in South Africa. Views from Shorts will add to your regular video’s monetization.