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The IRR puts out in the region of 50 media releases annually drawing attention to its major research and policy findings.
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Media Releases

The IRR puts out in the region of 50 media releases annually drawing attention to its major research and policy findings.

In addition you are welcome, as a journalist, to contact an IRR analyst at any time to help you source a piece of information on South Africa. Contact us for more info.

Press Release: Only one in two grade ten pupils reach matric and only one in three pass - 19th January 2012.

Two out of every three grade 10 pupils never go on to pass matric, according to the latest South Africa Survey, to be published by the South African Institute of Race Relations in Johannesburg next week.

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Press Release: Minibus taxi deaths as likely as being knocked off a bicycle - 18th January 2012.

For every road death in which a minibus taxi was involved, there were 21 road deaths that involved motor cars. This made the chances of being killed in a minibus taxi road accident almost as few as those of being run over while riding a bicycle — 2% of all road deaths in a year — according to the latest South Africa Survey, to be published by the South African Institute of Race Relations in Johannesburg next week.

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Press Release: Children on social grants increase thirteen-fold - 18th January 2012

The number of children receiving social grants has increased 13 times since 2001, according to the latest South Africa Survey, to be published by the South African Institute of Race Relations in Johannesburg next week.

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Press Release: Only half of state-owned enterprises profitable - 17th January 2012.

Only half of South Africa’s state-owned enterprises (SOEs) managed to post profits in the 2009/10 financial year, according to the latest South Africa Survey, to be released by the South African Institute of Race Relations in Johannesburg next week.

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Press Release: Public sector employment growing four times faster than total employment - 17th January 2012.

Employment in the public service is growing four times faster than total employment, according to the latest South Africa Survey, to be published by the South African Institute of Race Relations next week.

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Press Release: Are we attractive enough? 16th January 2012.

The mining and quarrying sector was the major recipient of foreign direct investment (FDI) into South Africa in 2009, followed by the manufacturing and financial sectors, according to the latest South Africa Survey, to be published by the South African Institute of Race Relations next week.

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Press Release: Fewer than two children per woman in future - 16th January 2012.

The fertility rate will drop below two births per woman by 2040, according to the latest South Africa Survey, to be published by the South African Institute of Race Relations in Johannesburg next week.

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Press Release: South Africa on a positive development trajectory shows South African Development Index (SADI) - 7th December 2011.

The South African Development Index (SADI) has recorded its fourth consecutive increase for 2011.

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Press Release: Malema out but youth problem remains - 10th November 2011.

The socio-economic circumstances and inequalities that allowed Mr Julius Malema to become such a force in South African politics were still in evidence.

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Press Release: SA Development Index Records Third Successive Rise - 30th September 2011.

The third quarterly release of the South African Development Index (SADI) for 2011 showed that development trends in the country continued to improve.

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In addition you are welcome, as a journalist, to contact an IRR analyst at any time to help you source a piece of information on South Africa. Contact us for more info.

Press Release: Only one in two grade ten pupils reach matric and only one in three pass - 19th January 2012.

Two out of every three grade 10 pupils never go on to pass matric, according to the latest South Africa Survey, to be published by the South African Institute of Race Relations in Johannesburg next week.

Read More…

Press Release: Minibus taxi deaths as likely as being knocked off a bicycle - 18th January 2012.

For every road death in which a minibus taxi was involved, there were 21 road deaths that involved motor cars. This made the chances of being killed in a minibus taxi road accident almost as few as those of being run over while riding a bicycle — 2% of all road deaths in a year — according to the latest South Africa Survey, to be published by the South African Institute of Race Relations in Johannesburg next week.

Read More…

Press Release: Children on social grants increase thirteen-fold - 18th January 2012

The number of children receiving social grants has increased 13 times since 2001, according to the latest South Africa Survey, to be published by the South African Institute of Race Relations in Johannesburg next week.

Read More…

Press Release: Only half of state-owned enterprises profitable - 17th January 2012.

Only half of South Africa’s state-owned enterprises (SOEs) managed to post profits in the 2009/10 financial year, according to the latest South Africa Survey, to be released by the South African Institute of Race Relations in Johannesburg next week.

Read More…

Press Release: Public sector employment growing four times faster than total employment - 17th January 2012.

Employment in the public service is growing four times faster than total employment, according to the latest South Africa Survey, to be published by the South African Institute of Race Relations next week.

Read More…

Press Release: Are we attractive enough? 16th January 2012.

The mining and quarrying sector was the major recipient of foreign direct investment (FDI) into South Africa in 2009, followed by the manufacturing and financial sectors, according to the latest South Africa Survey, to be published by the South African Institute of Race Relations next week.

Read More…

Press Release: Fewer than two children per woman in future - 16th January 2012.

The fertility rate will drop below two births per woman by 2040, according to the latest South Africa Survey, to be published by the South African Institute of Race Relations in Johannesburg next week.

Read More…

Press Release: South Africa on a positive development trajectory shows South African Development Index (SADI) - 7th December 2011.

The South African Development Index (SADI) has recorded its fourth consecutive increase for 2011.

Read More…

Press Release: Malema out but youth problem remains - 10th November 2011.

The socio-economic circumstances and inequalities that allowed Mr Julius Malema to become such a force in South African politics were still in evidence.

Read More…

Press Release: SA Development Index Records Third Successive Rise - 30th September 2011.

The third quarterly release of the South African Development Index (SADI) for 2011 showed that development trends in the country continued to improve.

Read More…

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