How is unemployment measured? Does South Africa have the worst unemployment rate in the world? And is a ‘work opportunity’ the same as a job? We answer three frequently asked questions about jobs in South Africa.
How is poverty measured in South Africa? How many poor people are there? And can it be measured differently? We answer three frequently asked questions about poverty in South Africa.
How big is South Africa’s housing backlog? How many houses has government built? And is a ‘housing opportunity’ always a house? We answer three frequently asked questions about housing delivery in South Africa.
Despite rumblings of discontent over a “flood” of cheap imports from Asia, the East African country is currently short of options.
More than 50,000 sexual offences were recorded in South Africa in 2017/18. It’s been five years since the release of a government report on the reestablishment of sexual offences courts to deal with them. At the start of the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children Campaign, we take a closer look.
We stack up the continent’s airlines by fleet size, number of employees, revenue, passengers carried and whether they’re making money.
This factsheet summarises statistics for South Africa’s main crimes of public interest during 2017/18.
Each rainy season Nigerians face a higher risk of cholera. Our factsheet looks at what causes these yearly outbreaks, what makes them worse, and what’s being done to prevent them.
Do key indicators give Nigeria’s education system a passmark? Our factsheet looks at the state of early childhood, primary and secondary education in the country.
How many South Africans want land for farming? The answer may depend on how you define farming. We look at five surveys conducted since 1994.