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Type Journal Article - Developmen 19d5 t Southern Africa
Title Poverty: Deprivations in terms of basic needs
Author(s)
Volume 19
Issue 4
Publication (Day/Month/Year) 2002
Page numbers 545-560
URL http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/routledg/cdsa/2002/00000019/00000004/art00007
Abstract
Although income-based poverty focuses on an important dimension of poverty, it only gives a partial picture of the many ways in which human lives can be blighted. This study focuses on deprivations in terms of the most basic needs, such as access to safe water and sanitation. Policy makers and other people usually ask, 'With the new government in place, has poverty become worse or are we winning the fight against poverty?' The study seeks to investigate if there have been improvements in the situation in South Africa between 1995 and 1999. The October Household Surveys conducted in 1995 and 1999 are used in the study. The t-test is used to assess the statistical significance of the changes.

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