BP13: Lived poverty in South Africa

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Briefing papers
2005
13
Afrobarometer

Despite 10 years of massive investment in development infrastructure, many South Africans continue to experience daily poverty.  In fact, the proportions of South Africans who experience regular shortages of basic necessities do not appear to have decreased over the past four years.

This is one of the many important findings revealed by the most recent Afrobarometer survey conducted in South Africa in October / November 2004.