The number of unemployed persons in South Africa increased to 6500 Thousand in the third quarter of 2020 from 4300 Thousand in the second quarter of 2020. source: Statistics South Africa
Unemployed Persons in South Africa averaged 5064.53 Thousand from 2001 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 7069.65 Thousand in the first quarter of 2020 and a record low of 3873 Thousand in the fourth quarter of 2008. This page provides - South Africa Unemployed Persons - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. South Africa Unemployed Persons - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2021.
Unemployed Persons in South Africa is expected to be 6350.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployed Persons in South Africa to stand at 6725.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the South Africa Unemployed Persons is projected to trend around 6400.00 Thousand in 2021 and 6320.00 Thousand in 2022, according to our econometric models.