Poverty rate at $3.1 a day of South Africa fell gradually from 52.86 % in 1996 to 34.68 % in 2011.The description is composed by Yodatai, our digital data assistant. Have a question? Ask Yodatai ›
Population below $3.1 a day is the percentage of the population living on less than $3.1 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.