Poverty levels in SA do not look like receding despite the state grants

Infrastructure development can help but must be initiated willingly by government

15 September 2021 - 08:16
By Malaika Mahlatsi

A week ago, Statistics SA released the inflation-adjusted national poverty lines (NPLs) report for 2021. The NPLs are constructed using the cost-of-basic needs approach, linking welfare to the consumption of goods and services.

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