34.4% of SA’s labour force is unemployed

The latest Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) for the second quarter of 2021 has been released by Statistics South Africa and it paints a grim picture. The household-based sample survey collects data on the labour market activities of individuals aged 15 years and...

Unemployment soars to 30.8%

Unemployment in South Africa has soared to 30.8% in the last three months, the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) for the third quarter of 2020 revealed. The rise was a 7.5% increase from the second quarter. This comes after Stats SA in September reported that...

President Ramaphosa urges swift employment rebound

President Cyril Ramaphosa has reiterated the importance of a swift rebound in employment after the release of new data from the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) for the third quarter of 2020. This comes after the survey by Statistics South Africa revealed that...
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