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South Africa - Poverty headcount ratio at $1.9 a day based on purchasing-power-parity in constant prices of 2011

16.56
(%)
in 2011

Poverty rate at $1.9 a day of South Africa fell gradually from 33.81 % in 1996 to 16.56 % in 2011.

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Population below $1.9 a day is the percentage of the population living on less than $1.9 a day at 2005 international prices. As a result of revisions in PPP exchange rates, poverty rates for individual countries cannot be compared with poverty rates reported in earlier editions.

Date Value Change, %
2011 16.56 -1.95 %
2008 16.89 -33.61 %
2006 25.44 -21.94 %
2000 32.59 -3.61 %
1996 33.81 15.43 %
1993 29.29