Cape Town - If you need a condom in a hurry the best place to be is in the Western Cape.
Condom distribution has increased here by more than 800 percent over a 10-year period, a survey by the SA Institute of Race Relations has found.
While in 2000 the number of condoms distributed in the province per male 15 years and older was only 4.9 on average, by 2011 this number had reached 45.7 condoms – a jump of 832.7 percent.
In Gauteng, condom distribution was measured at 0.1 per male in 2000, but in 2011 this had reached 7.9 condoms, while in the Free State the figure improved by 135 percent from 5.2 to 12.2 condoms.
In South Africa male condom distribution increased by 243.5 percent over the same period.