SPII Talk Newsletter 3rd Quarter July – September 2017
SPII has always protested against the level of the three poverty lines since adoption in 2012, compared to other studies that consider the cost of a decent standard of living, such as that published monthly by PACSA. The three poverty lines in 2015 were the food poverty line (the absolute basic survivalist sum needed for a person to afford the minimalist food to keep them alive per month) of R441 per person per month), the Lower bound poverty line of R647 per person per month, and the Upper bound poverty level of R992 per person per month). According to the report, in 2015, 55,5% of people lived in poverty below R992 per month. One in four people lived below the survivalist Food poverty line of R441 – in other words, living with chronic hunger.
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