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18 May 2021

National Treasury partners with HSRC to build analytical capabilities within metros

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The National Treasury has launched eight metro reports containing spatialised economic data drawn from anonymised administrative tax data.

South African cities and towns are characterised by a spatial mismatch between where people live and economic activity, resulting in the exclusion of a large percentage of the population, particularly lower-income and historically disadvantaged groups, from participating in the economy.

Further, the National Treasury has entered into a partnership with the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) to ensure the preparation of these data panels, the accessibility by the metros and the broader research community to these data panels, and the building of analytical capabilities within the metros on a sustainable basis.

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