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Statistics South Africa. National poverty lines, 2020. Pretoria: Statistics South Africa. (Statistical release P0310.1)

Statistics South Africa. Child Poverty in South Africa: a Multiple Overlapping Deprivation Analysis. Pretoria: Statistics South Africa, June 2020. (Report no. 03-10-22)

 

Short reviews

South Africa. Presidency, author.    Twenty year review :   South Africa, 1994 - 2014, 3.2.1. Income, poverty and inequality & 3.3.2. Social protection measures.    [Pretoria :   The Presidency,   2014]. G 68 E.PRES.14.TWEN

South Africa. Presidency, author. Twenty year review : South Africa, 1994-2014. Background paper: income, poverty and inequality. [Pretoria :   The Presidency,   2014].

Government

The key government agencies involved in efforts to alleviate and iradicate poverty are:

The Presidency

Department of Social Development

South African Social Security Agency (SASSA)

National Development Agency (NDA)

These agencies publish regular annual reports, annual performance plans and strategic plans. Please ask the librarians if you wish to consult them.