32% of Eastern Cape's population depends wholly on social and child grants to survive

Life expectancy of white South Africans in 2009 was 71 and that of a black South African was 48

70% of Eastern Cape schools have no library

21% of teachers aged 25 – 34 are living with HIV

73% of people below the age of 35 are unemployed in South Africa

South Africa is ranked the number 1 country in the world in terms of inequality