Massive Media Interest in SALDRU’s Income Comparison Tool

Following the launch of SALDRU’s Income Comparison Tool, we are pleased to report massive media interest in the tool. A large number of news outlets reported on the tool. Prof. Murray Leibbrandt, SALDRU’s director and Fazila Farouk, SALDRU’s communications manager, both fielded radio interviews. Leibbrandt was also featured in a television news insert. Peruse the coverage below.


Eyewitness News: Tracking Inequality: Tool Shows You Where You Fall in SA’s Income Distribution

City Press: UCT tool tells you if your salary is tool low

Fin24: Think your salary is low? Use this tool to find out

Times Live: Keeping up with the Khumalos: Compare your income to the rest of SA with this new tool

Die Burger: Voel jy arm? Doen die toets; sien of jy is

IT Web: UCT Web tool drills into income inequality

The South African: You can compare your household income to the rest of SA using this tool

Business Insider: Compare your income to the rest of South Africa with this calculator

Business Tech: This tool lets you compare your salary to others in South Africa UCT’s income comparison tool shows South Africans where they stand

The Skills Portal: Compare your salary to the average South African

Algoa FM: Think your salary is low? Use this tool to find out

UCT News: Challenging the middle-class comfort zone


Radio 702: Prof. Murray Leibbrandt is interviewed by Azania Mosaka

Cape Talk: Africa Melane interviews Murray Leibbrandt

Jet Set Breakfast Show on SAFM: Murray Leibbrandt talks to Lizette Khan

SAFM Morning Show: Murray Leibbrandt talks to Stephen Grootes (interview not available online)

Voice of the Cape: Fazila Farouk talks to VOC (interview not available online)


CGTN Africa:
South African University develops new income comparison tool to track inequality


Daily Maverick: Inequality in South Africa: Beyond the 1%