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South Africa - Poverty headcount ratio at national poverty line

53.8
(%)
in 2010

South Africa poverty rate at national poverty line was 53.8 % in 2010, down by 19.22 % from 2005.

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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.

Date Value Change, %
2010 53.8 -19.22 %
2005 66.6