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International Migration and the Rainbow Nation

Lucas, David; Amoateng, Acheampong Yaw; Kalule-Sabiti, Ishmael


Recent statistics suggest that emigration from South Africa is accelerating while documented immigration remains at low levels. Primary analysis of a 10% sample of the overseas-born in South Africa from the 1996 census confirmed that Black immigrants to South Africa were shown to be predominantly unskilled males, who were no better qualified than the Black population in general. This contrasts with the apartheid era when South Africa built up a stock of overseas-born skilled workers, mostly...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: Population Space and Place
DOI: 10.1002/psp.391


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