Most South African immigrants are Zimbabwean

Most South African immigrants are Zimbabwean.
Most South African immigrants are Zimbabwean.

According to the statistical release P0351.4 by Statistics South Africa: Documented Immigrants in South Africa 2013, Zimbabwe contributes the greatest number of immigrants to South Africa.

In 2013 Zimbabweans were granted 1 939 out of the 6 801 permanent residence permits issued. They also account for 28,5% of all permanent residence permits issued last year.

Although there is currently no data available on asylum seekers and illegal immigrants; the report shows that Zimbabweans accounted for 18 899 temporary residence permits, 18,5 % of the total number of such permits. Read more Most South African immigrants are Zimbabwean

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Which tourists are visiting South Africa?

South Africa's leading overseas tourists in March 2014 were from the United Kingdom.
South Africa’s leading overseas tourists in March 2014 were from the United Kingdom.

Which tourists are visiting us?

As an immigration company we look for trends in the tourism statistics as one of the indicators for future immigration. Following up from our article on immigration trends today we look at the tourism/visitors statistics for March 2014.

Historically there is some correlation between the number of visitors/tourists that a country receives and its current and future appeal as a destination for attracting investment, entrepreneurs and skilled migrants. Read more Which tourists are visiting South Africa?

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Fast Facts & Stats About South Africa

Facts & Stats About South Africa
Facts & Stats About South Africa

Are you interested in learning more about South Africa? A good and quick start is to read Facts & Stats about South Africa.

We found a long list on “South Africa – The good news”.

Read some of the facts here:

  • According to the Open Budget Index 2010, South Africa has the most transparent budget in the world. (International Budget Partnership)
  • South Africa is the only African country that is a member of the G20.
  • In 2012, at 5.5%, South African interest rates were at a 30-year low. Read more Fast Facts & Stats About South Africa

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Facts & Stats About South Africa

Facts & Stats South Africa
Facts & Stats South Africa
  • SA’s population is the 27th largest in the world (there are 230 countries, only 80 have a population in excess of 10 million).
  • The current police to population ratio is approximately 1:308 (SAPS – April 2011). This ranks South Africa as the 9th best
  • There are 195,000 in the employ of SA Police. There are 411,000 in the employ of private security companies. TOTAL 606,000. Divide by 49,000,000. Conclusion: for every 80 citizens there is someone looking after some or other aspect of safety and security. Or put differently 1250 security ‘officials’ per 100,000 citizens! (Business Day) Read more Facts & Stats About South Africa

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