SA’s unemployment rate rises slightly

South Africa’s unemployment rate reached 32.6% in the first three months of 2021, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) said. This was revealed in Stats SA’s Quarter Labour Force Survey (QLFS) released by Statistician-General Risenga Maluleke on Tuesday. The data shows...

Cabinet concerned by SA’s job creation rates

Cabinet has expressed concern that the rate at which the South African economy creates jobs remains slower than the rate the country sheds jobs. This comes after figures released by Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) in the Q4 Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS)...

Unemployment rises to 32.5%

South Africa’s unemployment rate rose to 32.5% in the last three months of 2020, Statistician-General Risenga Maluleke has revealed. The increase presents a 1.7 percentage point increase from the third quarter of 2020. Despite the grim picture painted in the fourth...
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