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   Household Food Basket August 2019 =R3 067,52 | VAT on Household Food Basket August 2019 =R221,78 | Basic Nutritional Food BasketAugust 2019 =R4 056,09 | Cost of feeding small child aged 10-13 yearsAugust 2019 =R568,41 |

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August 2019 Household Affordability Index: Transport and Electricity takes up 58,7% of the August National Minimum Wage (exemption level) of R3 024.

One of the most striking features of the August HAI is that of the influence of the recent taxi fare hikes and electricity increases for low-paid workers.  In Pietermaritzburg taxi[…]

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Calls for South Africans to save money in the current socio-economic context may be misguided.

Calls for South Africans to save money in the current socio-economic context of very low baseline wages, high levels of unemployment and escalations in the cost of basic goods and[…]

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