The number of employed persons in South Africa decreased to 10142000 in the third quarter of 2019 from 10172000 in the second quarter of 2019. South Africa Employed Persons - data, historical chart, and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2020 from its official source.

Employed Persons in South Africa averaged 6207316.30 from 1973 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 10174000 in the first quarter of 2019 and a record low of 3694977 in the first quarter of 1973. This page provides the latest reported value for - South Africa Employed Persons - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. source: Statistics South Africa

Employed Persons in South Africa is expected to be 10250000.00 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Employed Persons in South Africa to stand at 10251000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the South Africa Employed Persons is projected to trend around 10300000.00 in 2021, according to our econometric models.

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South Africa Employed Persons

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
10142000.00 10172000.00 10174000.00 3694977.00 1973 - 2019 Quarterly
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South Africa Employed Persons
In South Africa, employed persons refer to the number of people employed by the business, who received payment (in salaries; wages; commission, in addition to a retainer, salary or wage; piece rates; or payments in kind) for any part of the reference period. This excludes independent contractors and consultants; working proprietors; sole and joint owners; and employees paid on a commission basis where a retainer, salary or wage was not paid. Number of employees refers to the number of people employed at the end of the reference period.