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South Africa Living Conditions Survey 2014-2015


General Info
Original or alternative title 
LCS 2014/2015
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
10/2014 - 10/2015
Series or system 
South Africa Living Conditions Survey
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative

The 2014-2015 South Africa Living Conditions Survey investigated household expenditures and consumption, poverty levels, and socioeconomic patterns on the national level. A total of 27,527 households and worker hostels were canvassed. The study utilized a combination of diary and recall methods as well as questionnaires to collect data. Participating households and individuals were asked to record daily acquisitions for one month.