Latest birth statistics in SA, by the numbers

Twenty seven is the average age of new mothers over the past 20 years

How the world ranks its cities

Cape Town named the top city in Africa, while Dakar in Senegal was voted the worst by The Economist

What did world leaders study?

President Cyril Ramaphosa studied law, UK Prime Minister Theresa May studied geography and Donald Trump holds a degree in economics

The price of a pint of beer in SA vs the world

Which global cities are the most expensive for a pint of beer?

Western Cape citrus exports, by the numbers

In 2017, 47% of Western Cape citrus exports went to Europe

Infrastructure spending, by the numbers

Ninety-five percent of the value of all the new projects are from the private sector

English Premier League’s biggest spenders, by the numbers

£110m is the amount spent on the final day of the transfer window, down from £210 last year

Shock second quarter unemployment rise, by the numbers

One hundred and eight thousand jobs were lost in manufacturing, the biggest sector loser

Smartphone sales by the numbers: Huawei overtakes Apple

Huawei’s gain appears to be Samsung’s loss, while sales of iPhones are flat

Employment equity in 2017, by the numbers

Seventy-one percent of top management in the private sector are white

How Netflix has transformed TV, by the numbers

One-fifth of the world's bandwidth is consumed by users who stream Netflix

Fraud and corruption in the public works department, by the numbers

Two thousand five hundred employees of the department have been found to be conducting business with the state

Naspers CEO’s R1.6bn boon, by the numbers

R17.9m was Van Dijk’s basic salary in 2018 (assuming an exchange rate of R13.45/$)

Key numbers of SA’s hospitality sector

R16.6bn was the revenue from SA hotel room accommodation recorded in 2017 — a 4.6% rise from 2016, according to PwC

SA’s top CEO salaries, by the numbers

R24.9m was the average pay for a local CEO of a top 10 company in 2017, according to PwC

Abundant rainfall has reversed Cape Town’s fortunes. These are all the important numbers

494Ml a day was Cape Town’s water use last week, against the city’s target of 450Ml