More South Africans receiving social grants than those working


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Figures don’t lie! Or do they? South Africa’s latest labour survey shows that 44 000 jobs were created in the first quarter of this year increasing the number of people in formal employment to 13.6 million.

In his budget for 2013 Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said 16.1 million South African were receiving social grants, almost three million more than those employed.

Statistics South Africa says the total population is estimated at 52.98 million by mid 2013.

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Charles Rukuni
The Insider is a political and business bulletin about Zimbabwe, edited by Charles Rukuni. Founded in 1990, it was a printed 12-page subscription only newsletter until 2003 when Zimbabwe's hyper-inflation made it impossible to continue printing.

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