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Poverty in South Africa: Government Resources: Library Guide: Reports

Project reports

University of Oxford. Centre for Analysis of South African Social Policy. Indicators of Poverty and Social Exclusion Project and the Indices of Deprivation project for the Department of Social Development: (Site deleted.) Archived under Publications, Reports by theme: Indices of Deprivation and Poverty and Soclal Exclusion.

McLennan, D., Roberts, B., Noble, M., Masilela T. and Magidimisha, H. Exploring the relationship between spatial inequality and attitudes to inequality in South Africa. Final report from ESRC Pathfinder project: RES-238-25-0026. Place of publication unknown : University of Oxford, Human Sciences Research Council, Economic & Social Research Council, June 2014.

Noble, Michael, Helen Barnes, Gemma Wright, David McLennan, David Avenell, Adam Whitworth and Ben Roberts. The South African Index of Multiple Deprivation 2001 at Datazone Level. Pretoria : Department of Social Development,March 2009.  

Wright, Gemma. Findings from the Indicators of Poverty and Social Exclusion Project: a Profile of Poverty using the Socially Perceived Necessities Approach. Pretoria :Department of Social Development, March 2008. 

Analysis reports

South Africa. National Planning Commission. Analysing the impact of state services on the cost of living for the poor. Pretoria: National Planning Commission, March 2018.

Status reports

National Development Agency (2014). State of poverty and its manifestation in the nine provinces of South Africa. GZCD 68 E.SOCI.14.STAT 

Working papers

Leibbrandt, Murray, Ingrid Woolard, Arden Finn, Jonathan Argent. Trends in South African Income Distribution and Poverty since the Fall of Apartheid. Paris : OECD Publishing, 2010. (OECD Social, Employment and Migration Working Papers, No. 101)


Giving & solidarity :   resource flows for poverty alleviation and development in South Africa /    Cape Town :   HSRC Press,   2008. G 68 E.HSRC.08.GIVI

Making a difference :   universities contribution to the anti-poverty strategy /    [Pretoria, South Africa :   Higher Education South Africa,   2009]. G 68 E.EDUC.09.MAKI

Aliber, Michael.    Poverty-eradication and sustainable development /    Cape Town:   Human Sciences Research Council,   2002. G 68 E.HSRC.02.POVE