The number of employed persons in South Africa increased to 10151000 in the fourth quarter of 2018 from 9733000 in the third quarter of 2018. Employed Persons in South Africa averaged 6141022.54 from 1973 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 10151000 in the fourth quarter of 2018 and a record low of 3694977 in the first quarter of 1973.

South Africa Employed Persons
width
height
Forecast Data Chart
Trading Economics members can view, download and compare data from nearly 200 countries, including more than 20 million economic indicators, exchange rates, government bond yields, stock indexes and commodity prices.

The Trading Economics Application Programming Interface (API) provides direct access to our data. It allows API clients to download millions of rows of historical data, to query our real-time economic calendar, subscribe to updates and receive quotes for currencies, commodities, stocks and bonds.


South Africa Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 27.60 27.10 31.20 21.50 percent [+]
Employed Persons 10151000.00 9733000.00 10151000.00 3694977.00 [+]
Unemployed Persons 6200.00 6100.00 6214.11 3873.00 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 58.80 59.40 60.80 53.60 percent [+]
Labour Costs 154.00 150.90 154.00 1.10 Index Points [+]
Wages 21190.00 20860.00 21190.00 6742.00 ZAR/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 18510.00 18344.00 18510.00 6250.00 ZAR/Month [+]
Population 57.73 56.84 57.73 17.46 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 60.00 60.00 60.00 60.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 60.00 60.00 65.00 60.00 [+]
Wages Low Skilled 4380.00 3960.00 4380.00 3840.00 ZAR/Month [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 55.20 54.70 55.90 48.80 percent [+]
Wages High Skilled 22600.00 20300.00 22600.00 19000.00 ZAR/Month [+]
Living Wage Family 11300.00 10700.00 11300.00 10700.00 ZAR/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 6570.00 6140.00 6570.00 6140.00 ZAR/Month [+]
Employment Rate 42.56 43.34 46.17 41.00 percent [+]


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. 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. South Africa Employed Persons - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
10151000.00 9733000.00 10151000.00 3694977.00 1973 - 2018 Quarterly
Volume, NSA




Country Last Previous
Argentina 11793.00 Dec/18
Australia 12868.20 May/19
Brazil 92.37 Apr/19
Canada 19056.80 May/19
China 77586.00 Dec/18
Euro Area 159.53 Mar/19
France 28257.50 Mar/19
Germany 45108.00 Apr/19
India 29579.00 Dec/12
Indonesia 127067835.00 Dec/18
Italy 23288.04 Apr/19
Japan 67020.00 Apr/19
Mexico 54152266.00 Mar/19
Netherlands 8924.00 Apr/19
Russia 71.40 Apr/19
Saudi Arabia 11168.50 Dec/17
Singapore 3715.80 Dec/18
South Africa 10151000.00 Dec/18
South Korea 27037.00 May/19
Spain 19471.10 Mar/19
Switzerland 5076.00 Mar/19
Turkey 27795.00 Mar/19
United Kingdom 32746.00 Mar/19
United States 156758.00 May/19


Related

Latest