bright future
cause for concern

we also face deprivation

A proportion of Gautengers are afflicted by the effects of hunger and poverty. Conditions of material scarcity in the city-region are harshly abrasive of the social fabric.

The GCRO’s 2009 ‘Quality of Life' survey shows that, amongst respondents:

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GCRO (2009) ‘Quality of Life’ survey

...and our communities’ social stability is threatened

At community level there are multiple threats to social stability. The top three community problems identified by Gautengers are HIV/AIDS, crime and unemployment.

percentage of residents in each municipality that identified crime, unemployment and HIV/AIDS as the top problems affecting communities
GCRO (2009) ‘Quality of Life’ survey