Census 2011 reveals boom in backyard shacks

SOURCE: HSRC Review
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2013
TITLE AUTHOR(S): J.Borel-Saladin, I.Turok
KEYWORDS: CENSUS, POVERTY
Web link: http://www.hsrc.ac.za/en/review/hsrc-review-may-2013/census-2011-reveals-boom-in-backyard-shacks
Intranet: HSRC Library: shelf number 7811
HANDLE: 20.500.11910/2895
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11910/2895

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Abstract

The 2011 Census revealed some unexpected patterns and trends. One of the striking findings was the sharp growth in backyard shacks in the major cities. Jackie Borel-Saladin and Ivan Turok discuss the positive and negative aspects of this phenomenon.