Government spent R31.8 billion on education in 1994. In 2016 this figure had grown to R297.5 billion. On average, education receives 33% of provincial government expenditure and has received more than 40% of CSI spend since 2012. Despite considerable investment in this sector, challenges regarding the quality of and access to education persist.
Overview of CSI spend on education
Education was supported by 94% of companies and received 48% of CSI expenditure in 2016.