SA Unemployment Rate Rises To 27.2%

PICTURE: Mail Images (Archive)

JOHANNESBURG: Stats SA says there was an increase of 102 000 people who lost their jobs between the first and second quarters of 2018. The official unemployment rate in South Africa increased by 0.5% to […]

Unemployment Rate Decreases By 1%

PICTURE: Archives

The unemployment rate has decreased to 26,7% in the fourth quarter from 27.7% in the third quarter of 2017. Head of Statistics South Africa (Stats SA), General Risenga Maluleke announced the decrease on Tuesday during a […]

Unemployment Rate Remain Stagnant At 27.7% For Third Quarter


The official unemployment rate has remained unchanged quarter-to-quarter at 27.7 percent for the third quarter of 2017, Statistics South Africa said on Tuesday. According to StatsSA’s Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS), this is still 0.6 of […]