White flight from South Africa

A total of 95 158 whites have left South Africa since 2011, according to a new Statistics SA report released on Thursday.

According to the 2015 mid-year population estimates, in the same period 1 067 937 Africans and 40 929 Asians migrated to South Africa.

The figures took into account total departures and total arrivals over the period.

A lot of white engineers had found employment in Dubai. The United States, New Zealand and the United Kingdom were among the countries South African whites had migrated too.

While over 95 000 whites had left South Africa since 2011, according to Stats SA’s estimates, white migration has slowed.

Between 1986 and 2000, 304 112 white South Africans left the country. Between 2001 and 2005, 133 782 whites emigrated, dropping to 112,046 between 2006 and 2011.

The immigration of Indians and Asians to South Africa had increased since 2001, with the same applying to Africans.

Between 2001 and 2005, 23 335 Indians and Asians had immigrated to South Africa, with 769 038 Africans doing the same. Between 2006 and 2010, 34 689 Indians and Asians, and 922 884 Africans, had migrated to South Africa.

South Africa’s population was estimated at 54 956 900 in 2015, with 80.5% (44 228 000 people) being African.

Source: Nesw24

  • Barry

    No comments? Well the first opportunity I get, and I pray that I do…I am also out of here!!! I also honestly don’tknow what took me so long!

    • DJ91RNGP

      where are you going to?