Labour Costs in South Africa increased to 157 Index Points in the first quarter of 2019 from 156.20 Index Points in the fourth quarter of 2018. Labour Costs in South Africa averaged 46.20 Index Points from 1970 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 157 Index Points in the first quarter of 2019 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 10172000.00 10174000.00 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 157.00 156.20 157.00 1.00 Index Points [+]
Wages 21432.00 20855.00 21432.00 6742.00 ZAR/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 18798.00 18167.00 18798.00 6250.00 ZAR/Month [+]
Population 58.78 57.73 58.78 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 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 [+]
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 [+]
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 October of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
157.00 156.20 157.00 1.00 1970 - 2019 Index Points Quarterly
SA, 2010=100




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Australia 105.10 Jun/19
Brazil 104.13 Aug/19
Canada 108.85 Jun/19
China 104.30 Jun/19
Euro Area 110.50 Jun/19
France 107.60 Jun/19
Germany 108.22 Jun/19
Italy 111.90 Jun/19
Mexico 96.20 Jul/19
Netherlands 118.70 Jun/19
Singapore 99.50 Jun/19
South Africa 157.00 Mar/19
South Korea 129.90 Mar/19
Spain 104.80 Jun/19
Turkey 200.63 Jun/19
United Kingdom 105.50 Mar/19
United States 111.98 Jun/19


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