WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE ‘MIDDLE CLASS’ IN SA TODAY?

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE ‘MIDDLE CLASS’ IN SA TODAY?

CAPE TOWN – About 45% of South Africans are classified as “not poor,” according to statistics. The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed professor Murray Leibbrandt of the School of Economics at the University of Cape Town.

Of this number, only about half belong to the “stable middle class,” meaning they’re less likely to fall into poverty.

UCT professor Murray Leibbrandt explains what the middle class looks like in South Africa today.

Listen to the audio below for more.

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