A steady increase in the gap between the country’s top earners and the rest of the workforce highlights the persistent levels of inequality plaguing SA, according to a report released by Stats SA on Thursday.

Despite improvements in some measures, levels of inequality in SA remain stuck at some of the highest rates around the globe, according to the agency.

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