Labour Costs in South Africa increased to 156.20 Index Points in the fourth quarter of 2018 from 155.20 Index Points in the third quarter of 2018. Labour Costs in South Africa averaged 45.63 Index Points from 1970 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 156.20 Index Points in the fourth quarter of 2018 and a record low of 1 Index Points in the first quarter of 1970.

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South Africa Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 29.00 27.60 31.20 21.50 percent [+]
Employed Persons 10174000.00 10152000.00 10174000.00 3694977.00 [+]
Unemployed Persons 6655.30 6200.79 6655.30 3873.00 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 59.80 58.80 60.80 53.60 percent [+]
Labour Costs 156.20 155.20 156.20 1.00 Index Points [+]
Wages 20855.00 21190.00 21190.00 6742.00 ZAR/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 18167.00 18510.00 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 56.40 55.20 56.40 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 42.44 42.56 46.17 41.00 percent [+]


South Africa Labour Costs

This page provides the latest reported value for - South Africa Labour Costs - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. South Africa Labour Costs - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
156.20 155.20 156.20 1.00 1970 - 2018 Index Points Quarterly
SA, 2010=100




Country Last Previous
Australia 103.80 Mar/19
Brazil 101.89 Jun/19
Canada 108.49 Mar/19
China 104.30 Jun/19
Euro Area 99.60 Mar/19
France 107.50 Mar/19
Germany 116.69 Mar/19
Italy 111.20 Mar/19
Mexico 97.70 May/19
Netherlands 105.20 Mar/19
Singapore 99.50 Jun/19
South Africa 156.20 Dec/18
South Korea 129.90 Mar/19
Spain 100.40 Mar/19
Turkey 188.85 Mar/19
United Kingdom 105.50 Mar/19
United States 111.89 Jun/19


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