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.The description is composed by Yodatai, our digital data assistant. Have a question? Ask Yodatai ›
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.