Over a quarter (4.2m people) of South Africa’s workforce use a minibus taxi daily in order to get to their jobs. Additionally, more than 1 million students use a taxi everyday to get to and from school. The transportation sector employs roughly ~387,000 drivers, with more than half of those (221,000) belonging to the informal transport sector such as minibus taxi drivers.
(General Household Survey(2018), Labour Force Survey(2019)).
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