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A poverty datum line study among Africans in Durban

P. N. Pillay

A poverty datum line study among Africans in Durban

by P. N. Pillay

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Published by Dept. of Economics, University of Natal in Durban .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa,
  • Durban.
    • Subjects:
    • Cost and standard of living -- South Africa -- Durban.,
    • Blacks -- South Africa -- Durban.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby P. N. Pillay.
      SeriesOccasional paper - Dept. of Economics, University of Natal ; no. 3, Occasional paper (University of Natal. Dept. of Economics) ;, no. 3.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD7064.S6 P54
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 34 p. ;
      Number of Pages34
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5234372M
      ISBN 100869800264
      LC Control Number75304829
      OCLC/WorldCa1400461

      Dissertation titled: Marriage Aspirations and Attitudes Towards Premarital Child Bearing: A Case Study of Unmarried Female Zulu-Speaking Students at Two Durban Universities. Explores marriage aspiration and premarital among the Zulu-Speaking female population of South Africa.   The recent World Bank study, Accelerating Poverty Reduction in Africa, offers governments and stakeholders both new suggestions as well as new takes on old recommendations, providing a clear if.

      POVERTY IN AFRICA - THE INDICATORS. According to the World Bank, the International Poverty Line refers to those who have less than US dollars a day to live, and thus live on the very edge of United Nations Development Program (UNDP) sets various indicators in its Human Development Ind ex (HDI) to measure poverty in Africa and all other countries in the world. Possible causes of post-apartheid inequality Unemployment. South Africa has extremely high unemployment rates. The overall unemployment rate was 26% in , Redistribution aims to transfer White-owned commercial farms to Black South Africans. Restitution involves giving compensation to land lost to Whites due to apartheid, racism, and discrimination. Land tenure reform strives to provide .

      Measuring the poverty gap (how far below the poverty line a person or a household is – also known as depth of poverty) captures the average shortfall in income of the population living below the poverty line. Squaring the poverty gap (severity of poverty) gives an indication of inequality among the population living below the poverty line, in. The second table lists countries by the percentage of the population living below the national poverty line—the poverty line deemed appropriate for a country by its authorities. National estimates are based on population-weighted subgroup estimates from household surveys. Definitions of the poverty line vary considerably among nations.


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Get this from a library. A poverty datum line study among Africans in Durban. [Pundy Pillay] -- III, 34P: TABLES: 21CM. "Poverty datum line" debate in South Africa. Durban: Dept. of Economics, University of Natal, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: P A Ellison; Pundy Pillay; G G Maasdorp.

Five (5) Painful Facts About Poverty In South Africa. Over Million South Africans Are Living In Poverty. Irrespective of the fact that there is a general decline in poverty between   The Southern African Development Community says more than 70 percent of people in southern Africa are living below the poverty datum line as nations in the regional bloc are exporting unprocessed goods resulting in economic slowdowns in these : Thomas Chiripasi.

Poverty datum line NON-INCOME INDICATORS OF POVERTY Mortality Morbidity Nutrition status Immunisations Literacy and skill levels ACCESS TO ESSENTIAL GOODS AND SERVICES Housing Essential services: electricity, water and sanitation Transport Rebasing the poverty line, from a FPL of R per-person-per-month to R, means an increase from % of people living in extreme poverty increases to %.

Not much of a difference. Pillay PN () A poverty datum line study among Africans in Durban, occasional paper No. 3, Department of Economics, University of Natal Google Scholar Pinstrup-Andersen P, Pandya-Lorch R, Rosegrant M () The world food situation: recent developments, emerging issues, and long-term prospects.

Vision Food Policy Report. Poverty and sex work in Durban, South Africa. Society in Transition: Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. Upper-bound poverty line – R1 (in April prices) per person per month.

This refers to the food poverty line plus the average amount derived from non-food items of households whose food expenditure is equal to the food poverty line. Table 2 and Figure 1 below shows the inflation-adjusted poverty line series for the period to This booklet contains the overview from Poverty in a Rising Africa, Africa Poverty Report doi: / The PDF of the final, full-length book, once published, will be available at.

More than half of South Africans were poor inwith the poverty headcount increasing to 55,5% from a series low of 53,2% in The figures are calculated using the upper-bound poverty line (UBPL) of R per person per month (pppm) in prices.

This translates into o4 million South Africans living in poverty in In Durban, South Africa, black African workers constituted one of the largest groups of industrial workers in South Africa withworkers. However, the minimum wage for black African workers was set considerably lower than the Poverty Datum Line.

On 9 Januaryworkers from the Coronation Brick and Tile Works went on strike. The figures are blunt: million of South Africa’s million citizens in – three million more than in – lived in poverty, or below the upper poverty line of R per person per.

Background. South Africa has one of the highest HIV prevalence rates in the world, and KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) is its worst afflicted province.

Recent estimates indicate that % of KZN's working age population is HIV positive, compared to % in the rest of the country [].Unemployment and income poverty in the province are also much higher than the national average.

Here are 10 facts about poverty in Zambia: Top 10 Facts about Poverty in Zambia. In Zambia, 60 percent of people live below the poverty line and 42 percent are classified as extremely poor. Poverty rates are highest for female-headed households, with extreme poverty levels of more than 60 percent in rural areas and 15 percent in urban areas.

Statistics South Africa. Poverty Trends in South Africa: An examination of absolute poverty between and Pretoria: Statistics South Africa. Tshishonga, N. The impact of xenophobia-Afrophobia on the informal economy in Durban CBD, South Africa.

The Journal for Transdisciplinary Research in Southern Africa, (4): 3. Female, African, biological mother and father in house, missing income and shock variables are coded as dummy variables.

Community poverty rate is the fraction of the Census sub-place earning below an annual poverty line, as measured in the South African Census. Sincethree million more South Africans have been pushed below the poverty line, according to a study by the national data agency, Statistics South Africa.

5 - Namibia - Population below poverty line (%) was % in The 5 lowest records for sovereign countries (1 per country) since 1 - Morocco - Population below poverty line (%) was % in 2 - Tunisia - Population below poverty line (%) was % in 3 - Egypt - Population below poverty line (%) was % in   Data from the South African National Income Dynamics Study (SA-NIDS) wave 1 (year ), wave 2 (), wave 3 (), and wave 4 () were utilized.

This authoritative volume explores poverty and labor market issues over the first decade of democracy in South Africa. It is an attempt by leading South African scholars—supplemented by the work of international scholars working on South Africa—to take stock of the first post-apartheid decade, to assess the evolution of poverty, inequality, human needs, and unemployment, and to relate this Reviews: 1.The report states that million South Africans (%) of the population are living in poverty, this is an increased number from the million people back [ ] by Nic Andersen A lex L ichtenstein is a Professor of History at Indiana University, a Research Fellow of the International Studies Group, University of the Free State, and in a Research Fellow at Humboldt University’s International Research Centre on Work and Human Lifecycle, where he is writing a book about the Durban strikes.

He has published numerous articles on both U.S. and South African.