Media advisory 26 September 2017
Statistician-General to release ‘Whither a Demographic Dividend South Africa: The Overton Window of Political Possibilities, 2017’ report at the 11th Annual University Higher Education Conference tomorrow
Will South Africa reap the benefits of a demographic dividend? How does the country compare with other countries on the globe?
The Statistician-General of South Africa, Dr Pali Lehohla, will on Wednesday, 27 September 2017 release the Whither a Demographic Dividend South Africa, 2017 as part of his keynote address at the 11th Annual University Higher Education Conference in Southern Sun Elangeni, Durban, eThekwini.
The Whither a Demographic Dividend South Africa: The Overton Window of Political Possibilities, 2017 report assesses South Africa’s ability to reap the benefits of a demographic dividend based on a number of socio-economic indicators (labour market, economic growth, education and training, governance, health care and family planning, amongst others), and makes a comparison of South Africa to other nations across the globe. The report also tracks progress, or lack thereof, towards eliminating unemployment, hunger, poverty and inequality over the years 1960–2015.
The event will be held as follows:
Date: Wednesday, 27 September 2017
Venue: Southern Sun Elangeni, Durban, South Africa
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