South Africa is the second greatest economy in Africa with a yearly GDP of over $360 billion. It's likewise home to a portion of the landmass' wealthiest individuals. Another report by the New World Wealth, a data counseling administrations firm, says there are near to 47,000 "high total assets people" () in South Africa. So where does this riches dwell? As indicated by the report, money and securities represent 30% of riches.
The pattern recommends that since 2007 the quantity of high total assets people has become by around 9%, with the genuine volume of their riches additionally going up 9%. The examiners from New World Wealth anticipate that the pattern will develop much further by 2017. In terms of the racial makeup, maybe obviously, white South Africans make up the most noteworthy number. The report additionally calls attention to that Johannesburg, South Africa's second biggest city, has the most elevated number of tycoons. However, Durban made the greatest hop becoming by 200% since the year 2000.
One marvels , however, for a nation with so much riches, why did Bloomberg consider it to be a standout amongst the most focused on spots to live in 2013? Indeed, basically, the riches being produced is apparently restricted to the few. Case in point, unemployment remains at 24%. In the interim, decades after the end of racial segregation, the imbalance crevices still continue, making pressures at the nation's social fabric, as the recent anti-foreigner assaults illustrated.