publication . Article . 2016

The Determinants of Household Poverty in South Africa

Ajuruchukwu Obi; Sanelise Tafa;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2016 Journal: Africa’s Public Service Delivery & Performance Review (issn: 2310-2195, eissn: 2310-2152, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: AOSIS
Abstract
<jats:p>South Africa was privileged to be part of the MDGs agenda which was adopted in 2000. One of the aims of MDGs was to reduce extreme poverty by half in 2015. For that reason, South Africa integrated policies and strategies to rid poverty by half to that of United Nations (UN). Through all the combined policy approaches, South Africa has successfully achieved the target of halving the population living below PPP$1.25c per person per day. Whichever threshold used, the results showed that the percentage share of people living below poverty line has now decreased from 11.3 per cent in 2000 to 4.0 per cent in 2011. However, these reports are not reflecting the ...
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free text keywords: Poverty, Millennium Development Goals, Absolute poverty, Relative poverty, Political institutions and public administration (General), JF20-2112, Regional planning, HT390-395, Extreme poverty, Poverty reduction, Population, education.field_of_study, education, Development economics, Poverty status, Economics, Basic needs, Economic growth
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publication . Article . 2016

The Determinants of Household Poverty in South Africa

Ajuruchukwu Obi; Sanelise Tafa;