It would take 9 generations for a poor South African to make good

The OECD recently released a report looking at social mobility in the rich world. It found that in developed countries, it would take an average of 4.5 generations for those born into poor families to approach the average income of their society. In South Africa, however, it takes nine.

The OECD recently released a report looking at social mobility in the rich world. It found that in developed countries, it would take an average of 4.5 generations for those born into poor families to approach the average income of their society. In South Africa, however, it takes nine.

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