Interactive graphic – How much municipalities make from your traffic fines

2015-01-02 06:00

Municipalities situated on key national roads make a large chunk of money from traffic fines.

The findings in the graphics below are based on Treasury's statement of capital and operating expenditure ending 30 June 2014.

The Treasury data does not stipulate which are traffic fines, but the unusually high per capita in towns with smaller populations suggests most of the revenue is from fines.

Explore the data yourself by clicking on the red circles.

 

Data: Adi Eyal/Code for South Africa

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