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Newsletter: From Evidence to Action

Poverty trends in South Africa: An examination of absolute poverty between 2006 and 2011

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Research reports & papers
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Statistics South Africa
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Poverty Trends in South Africa report released by Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) showed a strong link between increased level of education and decreased levels of poverty. However, the report also reveals that most children in South Africa are still living below the poverty line and have seen the least improvement of all the age groups.