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Fast Facts 2016

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He ain’t heavy, he’s my brother – December 2016

Contents

  • He ain’t heavy, he’s my brother
  • Welfare takes the tab
  • Labour of love?
  • Income relied upon
  • The taxpayer’s toll
  • Mapping dependency
  • Fast Stats

The internet goes mobile – November 2016

Contents

  • The internet goes mobile
  • Fixed-line and mobile phones
  • The Internet

Bartering up other economies - October 2016

Contents

  • Bartering up other economies
  • All South African trade
  • Merchandise trade in 2015
  • Trends in merchandise trade
  • Key components of merchandise trade
  • Currencies and the current account
  • Prices of key imports and exports
  • Fast Stats

A powder keg in our midst - September 2016

Contents

  • A powder keg in our midst
  • A profile of the young
  • Less work and more play
  • Study time
  • Youth and the law
  • Health matters
  • Of polls and opinions
  • Fast Stats

My enemy’s enemy is my friend - August 2016

Contents

  • My enemy’s enemy is my friend
  • The toll of the polls
  • Provincial tallies
  • Municipal labour market
  • Fast stats

Fenced-in farmers will battle to subsist - July 2016

Content

  • Fenced-in farmers will battle to susbsist
  • Farming
  • Animal husbandry
  • Money matters
  • Imports and exports
  • Fast stats

Public health sector in need of an antidote - June 2016

Contents

  • Public health sector in need of an antidote
  • Spending
  • Resources
  • Indicators
  • Fast stats

All politics is local from Cape to Capricorn – May 2016

Contents

  • All politics is local from Cape to Capricorn 
  • From Cape to Capricorn 
  • Eastern Cape 
  • Free State 
  • Gauteng 
  • KwaZulu-Natal 
  • Limpopo 
  • Mpumalanga
  • North West 
  • Northern Cape 
  • Western Cape 
  • Fast Stats

A tale of two provinces (and seven others) – April 2016

Contents

  • A tale of two provinces (and seven others) 
  • Eastern Cape 
  • Free State 
  • Gauteng
  • KwaZulu-Natal
  • Limpopo
  • Mpumalanga
  • North West
  • Northern Cape
  • Western Cape 
  • South Africa 
  • Fast Stats 

 

A trillion and a half but none the richer – March 2016

Contents

  • A trillion and a half but none the richer
  • The Budget under review 
  • Three-year spending breakdown 
  • Cutting the cake over seven years 
  • Trends in consolidated spending 
  • Who pays what? 
  • Medium-term and historical trends and projections 
  • Long-term trends: the growing tax take 
  • Fast Stats

Schools drag South Africa down – February 2016

Contents

  • Schools drag South Africa down 
  • School days 
  • Grade 12 results 
  • Higher education 
  • Fast Stats

The puzzle of South Africa's people – January 2016

Contents

  • The puzzle of South Africa's people 
  • Our make-up 
  • Going forth to multiply 
  • The living years 
  • The departed 
  • Fast Stats

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He ain’t heavy, he’s my brother – December 2016

Contents

  • He ain’t heavy, he’s my brother
  • Welfare takes the tab
  • Labour of love?
  • Income relied upon
  • The taxpayer’s toll
  • Mapping dependency
  • Fast Stats

The internet goes mobile – November 2016

Contents

  • The internet goes mobile
  • Fixed-line and mobile phones
  • The Internet

Bartering up other economies - October 2016

Contents

  • Bartering up other economies
  • All South African trade
  • Merchandise trade in 2015
  • Trends in merchandise trade
  • Key components of merchandise trade
  • Currencies and the current account
  • Prices of key imports and exports
  • Fast Stats

A powder keg in our midst - September 2016

Contents

  • A powder keg in our midst
  • A profile of the young
  • Less work and more play
  • Study time
  • Youth and the law
  • Health matters
  • Of polls and opinions
  • Fast Stats

My enemy’s enemy is my friend - August 2016

Contents

  • My enemy’s enemy is my friend
  • The toll of the polls
  • Provincial tallies
  • Municipal labour market
  • Fast stats

Fenced-in farmers will battle to subsist - July 2016

Content

  • Fenced-in farmers will battle to susbsist
  • Farming
  • Animal husbandry
  • Money matters
  • Imports and exports
  • Fast stats

Public health sector in need of an antidote - June 2016

Contents

  • Public health sector in need of an antidote
  • Spending
  • Resources
  • Indicators
  • Fast stats

All politics is local from Cape to Capricorn – May 2016

Contents

  • All politics is local from Cape to Capricorn 
  • From Cape to Capricorn 
  • Eastern Cape 
  • Free State 
  • Gauteng 
  • KwaZulu-Natal 
  • Limpopo 
  • Mpumalanga
  • North West 
  • Northern Cape 
  • Western Cape 
  • Fast Stats

A tale of two provinces (and seven others) – April 2016

Contents

  • A tale of two provinces (and seven others) 
  • Eastern Cape 
  • Free State 
  • Gauteng
  • KwaZulu-Natal
  • Limpopo
  • Mpumalanga
  • North West
  • Northern Cape
  • Western Cape 
  • South Africa 
  • Fast Stats 

 

A trillion and a half but none the richer – March 2016

Contents

  • A trillion and a half but none the richer
  • The Budget under review 
  • Three-year spending breakdown 
  • Cutting the cake over seven years 
  • Trends in consolidated spending 
  • Who pays what? 
  • Medium-term and historical trends and projections 
  • Long-term trends: the growing tax take 
  • Fast Stats

Schools drag South Africa down – February 2016

Contents

  • Schools drag South Africa down 
  • School days 
  • Grade 12 results 
  • Higher education 
  • Fast Stats

The puzzle of South Africa's people – January 2016

Contents

  • The puzzle of South Africa's people 
  • Our make-up 
  • Going forth to multiply 
  • The living years 
  • The departed 
  • Fast Stats

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