More South Africans living in poverty – Stats SA

2015-02-03 13:33

The number of South Africans living in poverty has increased since 2010.

Five years ago, it cost an average South African R321 a month to buy food with the recommended energy requirements. This increased to R355 in 2014. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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