Media Advisory Inequality Trends Report

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                   11 November 2019


Statistician-General to release  Inequality Trends in South Africa: A multidimensional diagnostic of inequality

The Statistician-General of South Africa, Mr Risenga Maluleke, will release the Inequality Trends report at a media briefing to be held on Thursday, 14 November 2019 in Pretoria.

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) has produced the Inequality trends report in partnership with the Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit (SALDRU) based in the School of Economics at the University of Cape Town; the African Centre of Excellence for Inequality Research (ACEIR); and the Agence Francaise de Développement (AFD).

The inequality trends report attempts to analyse and present results of inequality measurements for household income and expenditure, assets, earnings, employment, education, health, access to basic services, and social mobility.

The media briefing will be held as follows:

Date: Thursday, 14 November 2019

Time: 11:00

Venue: Statistics South Africa building (ISIbalo House), 1 Koch Street, Salvokop, Pretoria

GPS coordinates: -25.761743, 28.186824



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