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Income inequality

South Africa > Economy

Poorest quintile's share in national income or consumption, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
19933 
19953.6 
20003.1 

Population below $1 (PPP) per day, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
199324.312
199521.412
200026.212
200617.412

Poverty gap ratio at $1 a day (PPP), percentage

YearValueFootnotes
19936.912
19955.212
20008.212
20063.312

Proportion of employed people living below $1 (PPP) per day, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
200012.53

Footnotes:

  1. Source: http://iresearch.worldbank.org/PovcalNet
  2. Based on nominal per capita consumption averages and distributions estimated from household survey data.
  3. Income and Expenditure Survey of 2000

Source: United Nations Statistics Division

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