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SA unemployment rate hits new record high in second quarter

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintOlivia Kumwenda-Mtambo, Times Live, 24 August 2021 SA’s unemployment rate hit a new record high of 34.4% in the second quarter of 2021 from 32.6% in the first quarter, the statistics agency said on Tuesday. Read More

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SA unemployment rate ticks up to 32.6% in Q1 of 2021

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintEyewitness News, 1 June 2021 Stats SA said that the number of employed people in the country remained almost unchanged at 15 million, although there was a slight decrease of 28,000, according to the Quarterly Labour Force Survey for the … Continue reading

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SA unemployment rate reaches an 11-year high

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintSiphelele Dludla, IOL Business Report, 29 October 2019 South Africa’s unemployment rate has increased by 0,1 of a percentage point to 29,1 percent in the third quarter compared to the second quarter, highest it has been in 11 years. Read … Continue reading

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SA unemployment rate jumps to 29%, the worst since 2008

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintLameez Omarjee, Fin24, 30 July 2019 SA’s official unemployment rate jumped to 29% in the second quarter of the year, the highest jobless rate since the start of 2008. Read More

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SA unemployment rate hits highest level since 2017 at 27.6%

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintEyewitness News, 14 May 2019 South Africa’s unemployment rate has risen to its highest level since the third quarter of 2017 to 27.6% at the end of the first quarter of 2019, according to data released by Stats SA on … Continue reading

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6.1 million people without jobs in SA- Stats SA

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintTshepo Mongoai, SABC News, 12 February 2019     South Africa’s unemployment remains one of the highest in the world despite some improvement in the fourth quarter of 2018. Read More

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