Crime, income, social grants, obesity and migrants. We picked five facts about big South African talking points in 2017.

As 2017 drew to a close, Africa Check looked back at the top 5 numbers for South Africa in 2017.

How high is the country’s murder rate? Do women and men earn the same? How many social grants does the government pay? What share of adults are overweight and obese? And how many migrants call South Africa home? They’ve pulled together the answers here.

This story was originally published on Africa Check, a Wits Journalism project. Read the full story here