Sowetan LiveThe number of black students attending university needs to rise for South Africa's economic development to improve, statistician general Pali Lehohla said on Wednesday.
A mere 3.2 percent of blacks aged between 18 and 29 attended university in 2013, he told reporters in Pretoria at the release of Statistics SA's 2013 General Household Survey.
White attendance in the same demographic was 18.7 percent, 9.2 percent for Indians and Asians, and 3.1 percent for coloureds. More...