Poverty rate at $1.9 a day of South Africa fell gradually from 33.81 % in 1996 to 16.56 % in 2011.The description is composed by Yodatai, our digital data assistant. Have a question? Ask Yodatai ›
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.