Exploring Statistics South Africa’s national Household Surveys as Sources of Information About Food Security and Subsistence Agriculture

Aliber explores the usefulness of three Statistics South Africa surveys on household food insecurity and subsistence agriculture: the Income and Expenditure Survey, 2005/06 (food expenditure, food basket composition and dietary diversity); the General Household Survey (the nature and location of households experiencing hunger); and the Labour Force Survey (the involvement of black people in farming).The…