38. Dividends declared and paid
 
    Group Company
    2022 
R'000
 
2021 
R'000 
2022 
R'000
 
2021 
R'000 
Final dividend – prior year (549,808) —  (549,808) — 
Interim dividend – current year (299,895) (174,939) (299,895) (174,939)
Total dividends declared for the year (849,703) (174,939) (849,703) (174,939)

The dividend declared is calculated based on the number of ordinary shares in issue at the declaration date. Dividends are paid out of income reserves.