Pupils migrate to Gauteng, Western Cape

2014-03-18 13:55

(Shutterstock)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

kalahari.com

 

Johannesburg - A total of 153 392 school-aged children left the Eastern Cape, the Free State, Limpopo, and the North West between 2001 and 2007, the SA Institute of Race Relations said on Tuesday.

"But only 90 998 moved into those provinces," SAIRR researcher Thuthukani Ndebele said.

"The data, sourced from an answer by the minister of basic education to a parliamentary query, also revealed that Gauteng and the Western Cape were the preferred destinations of school children as they experienced net in-migration of 64 313 and 22 268 respectively," said Ndebele.

The migration was of school children aged between 6 and 18.

"The Eastern Cape had total school-age out-migration of 55 963. Only 24 045... migrants moved to the province, resulting in net out-migration of 31 918, the highest in the country," he said in a statement.

Limpopo reported 46 114 school migrants leaving and 20 657 moving into the province.

"The Eastern Cape and Limpopo in particular, have limited resources and poor infrastructure, resulting in migrants searching for better educational opportunities in provinces such as Gauteng and the Western Cape."

The Free State recorded 1 657 pupils leaving the province, and the North West 3 362.

- SAPA
Read more on:    sairr  |  education
NEXT ON NEWS24X
SHARE:

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
11 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
 

Inside News24

 
/Sport
 

Watch: 2015 Absa Cape Epic route

The route of the 2015 Absa Cape Epic has been announced and it promises to be as challenging as ever!

 
 

Where were you when you last felt alive?

4 exercise excuses and how to beat them
Watch: Insane road bike skills!
The most extreme journey ever?
Red Bull Lionheart trail run - not for the fainthearted!

Jobs in Cape Town [change area]

Jobs in Western Cape region

Technical Manager

Western Cape
Cozens Recruitment Group ( Western Cape)
R30 000 - R35 000 Per Month

Senior Legal Advisor

Western Cape
Progressive IT Resourcing (Pty) Ltd

Assistant Manager

Western Cape
Oxyon Human Capital Solutions (Pty) Ltd
R6 500 - R7 500 Per Month

Property [change area]

Travel - Look, Book, Go!

Magical Massinga

Spend 5 nights at the gorgeous Massinga Beach Lodge in Mozambique and only pay for 4 from R13 220 per person sharing. Includes return flights, accommodation, transfers and romantic turndown. Book now!

Kalahari.com - shop online today

Save up to R1000 on Hisense smartphones!

View the large range of Hisense smartphones. Buy today and save up to R1000!

Deal of the week!

Save R1200 on the Samsung 48” smart full HD LED television now only R8799. Buy now!

Toys 4 for the price of 3

Buy 4 toys and get the cheapest FREE! Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

Mind blowing prices – As seen on TV

Get mind blowing prices on 1000’s of products! Shop now.

Save 20% on Nivea beauty products!

Buy any two Nivea beauty products and save 20%. Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

OLX Free Classifieds [change area]

Samsung Galaxy s4

Mobile, Cell Phones in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 24

Best bargain in big bay

Real Estate, Houses - Apartments for Sale in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 25

VW Golf 6, 1.6 Trendline (Excellent condition)

Vehicles, Cars in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 25

Horoscopes
Aquarius
Aquarius

There is a tendency to focus too intently on outer appearance and beauty which hides who you really are. You are being challenged...read more

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.








Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.