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A multidimensional poverty index for youth 

As part of the indicator project we have constructed a multidimensional poverty index for youth, applying the Alkire Foster method and the Census 2011. The index is intended to complement the dashboard of indicators by offering a single summary measure that captures the multiple deprivations experienced simultaneously by poor youth. 

Read our latest working paper by Emily Frame, Ariane De Lannoy and Murray Leibbrandt
Measuring multidimensional poverty among youth in South Africa at the sub-national level



Report on multidimensional youth poverty

A joint report has been produced with Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit (SALDRU) and Stats SA showing the highly unequal spatial patterns of multidimensional youth poverty.

Read the report here.





Youth Explorer

An interactive web tool providing a range of information on young people, in one easily accessible place.  

Click here to start exploring