Tag: life expectancy
Human development in South Africa is steadily rising, according to the United Nations Development Programme. In its 2015 Human Development Index (HDI), which ranks 188 countries, South Africa is improving in life expectancy at birth, average years of schooling and annual income per person. Presented here are some of the facts and figures from the index.
The oldest woman in South Africa could well also be the oldest person in the world. According to her official identity book, Johanna Mazibuko is 119 – and she still does her own laundry and likes to cook. Gogo Johanna lives in Klerksdorp with her septuagenarian son.
• Playing a part to help the elderly