A Profile of Poverty in the Limpopo Province of South Africa

  • Agyapong B. Gyekye
  • Oludele A. Akinboade


The Limpopo province is one of the poorest regions in South Africa. The article develops a poverty profile for the province by location, administrative region and racial grouping. Poverty is quite high in the rural areas though urban poverty is also significant. Bushbuckridge, Southern, Central and Lowveld administrative regions are the poorest as are non-white households.

(Eastern Africa Social Science Research Review: 2003 19 (2): 89-110)

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