Service delivery still a challenge for SA: report

While South African households are in a much better state than they were 17 years ago the latest general household survey says a lot can still be done when it comes to service delivery.  Courtesy of #DSTV403

JOHANNESBURG - The number of informal settlements is on the rise and so is households dependent on social grants according to Stats SA's new report.

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Generally, households are better off than they were 17 years ago and more homes have improved sanitation and other basic services.

While South African households are in a much better state the report stated a lot can still be done when it comes to service delivery.  

Informal settlements are on the rise making it a challenge to deliver basic services to some areas.

Land ownership is also not increasing.

Access to sanitation has improved and almost doubled since 2002 but access remains limited in Limpopo.

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The number of formal houses has increased in SA from 9 million in 2002 to 13.5 million in 2018.

Stats SA stated the problem is not necessarily access but functionality and quality of service delivery as the main problem.

Source
eNCA