A survey by the SA Institute of Race Relations (SAIRR) has revealed a link between basic service delivery and the quality of life for the general public.
The Comfort and Deprivation Index attempts to find a consensus on levels of comfort and discomfort based on local government performances across various municipalities.
702/Cape Talk's Redi Tlhabi spoke to researcher at SA Institute of Race Relations, Gabriela Mackay, regarding her work in this particular field.
Listen to the conversation below:
What is the level of education? What is the unemployment rate? Do they have access to pipe water? do they earn more or less than R1600 a month?— Gabriela Mackay, SA Institute of Race Relations
Urbanised areas tend to be a lot more comfortable, and the main reason behind that is the higher level of income for the individual person.— Gabriela Makay, SA Institute of Race Relations