WHO OWNS WHAT?

Destiny Man - - INVESTIGATION -

In Fe­bru­ary, the De­part­ment of Ru­ral De­vel­op­ment & Land re­form re­leased the Land Au­dit Re­port: Pri­vate Land Own­er­ship by Race, Gen­der and Na­tion­al­ity, which paints a gloomy pic­ture, as re­vealed by the fol­low­ing find­ings:

• Whites own 26 663 144ha (72%) of the to­tal 37 031 283ha farms and agri­cul­tural hold­ings by in­di­vid­ual land-own­ers.

• Coloureds own 5 371 383ha, or 15%.

• In­di­ans own 2 031 790ha, or 5%.

• Blacks own 1 314 873ha, or 4%.

• Oth­ers own 1 271 562ha, or 3%.

• Co-own­ers own 425 537ha, or 1%.

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