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South Africa - Poverty headcount ratio at national poverty line

55.5 (%) in 2014

In 2014, poverty rate at national poverty line for South Africa was 55.5 %. Poverty rate at national poverty line of South Africa fell gradually from 66.6 % in 2005 to 55.5 % in 2014.

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What is poverty rate at national poverty line?

National poverty rate is the percentage of the population living below the national poverty line. National estimates are based on population-weighted subgroup estimates from household surveys.

What is South Africa poverty rate at national poverty line?

Date Value Change, %
2014 55.5 4.32 %
2010 53.2 -14.33 %
2008 62.1 -6.76 %
2005 66.6