Over a quarter of South Africans unemployed

Pretoria – South Africa’s unemployment rate had increased from 24.9% to 25.5% in the third quarter of 2012, said Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) on Thursday. Releasing the third Quarter Labour Force Survey (QLFS) on Thursday, Stats SA said the number of unemployed persons, at 4.6 million in the third quarter of 2012, was the … Continue reading “Over a quarter of South Africans unemployed”

Unemployment falls to 23.9%- Stats SA

Pretoria – South Africa’s unemployment rate fell to 23.9% in the fourth quarter of 2011, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) said on Tuesday. Releasing the Quarterly Labour Force Survey for the fourth quarter, Stats SA said the unemployment rate was down by 1.1% to 23.9% down from the third quarter’s 25%. There were 13.5 million … Continue reading “Unemployment falls to 23.9%- Stats SA”