Khayeltisha, South Africa
With Khayeltisha’s population at around 400,000, it has more than 100,000 informal dwellings or shacks. It is easily one of the most deprived areas in South Africa, with an average income of about $1,872 against a national average of $3,743. Most of the inhabitants are migrants and casual workers. The town was established in the 1980s just before the fall of the Apartheid system.
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