Employment equity gains, by the numbers

81,000 jobs were added to the formal economy in the fourth quarter of 2017

Where the ultra-wealthy live, by the numbers

30 of the world's wealthiest individuals live in South Africa

SA tourism in 2017, by the numbers

2.9% of GDP was the tourism sector's direct contribution to state coffers in 2017

Facebook usage, by the numbers

Facebook has become an indispensable tool for marketers

Business confidence, by the numbers

Optimism is linked directly to President Cyril Ramaphosa's appointment

Listeriosis outbreak, by the numbers

113 is the number of meat-processing firms in SA

GDP growth in 2017, by the numbers

2% is what economists expect growth to increase by in 2018

Global platinum output, by the numbers

4.37m oz was SA's platinum output in 2017. SA is the largest source of the metal

Economic crime in SA, by the numbers

49% of fraud is perpetrated by people working inside an organisation

Vat and zero-rated items, by the numbers

R22.9bn will be raised for the fiscus from this increase

Salaries of world leaders, by the numbers

R3.6m is Cyril Ramaphosa's expected salary as SA president

Internet speed for Netflix users, by the numbers

3.88 megabits per second (Mbps) is the average prime-time ownload speed offered by fibre service povider Cool Ideas

Traffic in SA cities, by the numbers

Cape Town is the most congested city in SA, followed by Johannesburg and Durban

Savings rate in SA, by the numbers

20.9% of GDP is SA's long-term average saving rate

December holiday spend, by the numbers

R5m is the size of the highest valued transaction by an individual