Child Poverty in South Africa 2020

A Multiple Overlapping Deprivation Analysis

Highlights

This report presents the child poverty levels in South Africa based on data collected by Stats SA through the Living Conditions Survey (LCS) conducted in 2014/15. The child poverty levels in this report are derived using the Multiple Overlapping Deprivation Analysis (MODA) methodology. MODA uses a child as a unit of analysis and adopts indicators that are child specific and relevant to the well-being of the child. A life-cycle approach that reflects the different needs of children in various stages of development (early childhood, primary childhood and adolescence) is adopted.

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Statistics South Africa,
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English

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