Quantifying residential segregation in South Africa’s largest cities

Stats SA has upped their game with great analyses like this entropy-based one looking at the distribution of races spatial inequality in our largest cities. This graph shows the most segregated cities in South Africa. Contrary to popular belief, Cape Town is the third most segregated city after eThekwini and Nelson Mandela Bay.

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You can read more about the research and methodology in the original StatsSA post here.

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