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Nearly half of SA adults borrowing money to afford groceries: Survey

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Nearly half of South African(SA) adults are reportedly borrowing money to afford groceries. This is according to FinMark Trust's latest study, the FinScope Consumer South Africa report. The survey results found 40% of consumers are using credit for household necessities, while two out of five individuals have gone without electricity in the past 12 months, due to a lack of affordability.

For more on the statistics, Thami Ngubeni spoke to Lesego Mashigo, head of Financial Inclusion, South Africa at FinMark Trust.

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