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close this bookLife Skills for the World of Work: Experiences in South Africa (International Labour Organization, 1997, 40 p.)
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View the documentAnnex I. Key players and their strategies
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View the documentAnnex III. Level of education of the population of South Africa
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Annex III. Level of education of the population of South Africa

(expressed as percentage)

Level of formal education

1980

1985

1991

Whites

None

1.63

0.86

0.75

Up to Std. 1

0.19

0.32

0.08

Stds. 2-7

19.13

13.62

8.61

Stds. 8-9

33.48

32.66

29.35

Std. 10

25.96

26.39

32.26

Std. 10 plus diploma

12.13

16.8

13.77

B degree

6.58

8.21

9.77

M degree

0.64

0.84

1.05

Doctorate

0.27

0.31

0.36


100

100

100

Africans

None

41.13

31.98

25.1

Up to Std. 1

7.59

8.12

6.76

Stds. 2-7

43.82

48.93

47.6

Stds. 8-9

5.74

7.74

12.01

Std. 10

1.2

2.48

6.34

Std. 10 plus diploma

0.41

0.6

1.86

B degree

0.1

0.14

0.32

M degree

0.01

0.01

0.01

Doctorate

0

0

0.01


100

100

100

Sources: Department of National Education: Education realities in South Africa, 1993, NATED Report 02-300, p. 52.