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South Africa - Poverty headcount ratio at $1.9 PPP a day

18.9 (%) in 2014

South Africa poverty rate was at level of 18.9 % in 2014, up from 16.5 % in 2010.

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What is poverty rate?

Population below $1.90 a day is the percentage of the population living on less than $1.90 a day at 2011 international prices.

What is South Africa poverty rate?

Date Value Change, %
2014 18.9 14.55 %
2010 16.5 -2.37 %
2008 16.9 -32.40 %
2005 25.0 -23.31 %
2000 32.6 -3.55 %
1996 33.8 15.36 %
1993 29.3