Employment Rate in South Africa increased to 38.70 percent in the second quarter of 2022 from 37.26 percent in the first quarter of 2022. source: Statistics South Africa

Employment Rate in South Africa averaged 42.43 percent from 2000 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 46.17 percent in the fourth quarter of 2008 and a record low of 35.93 percent in the third quarter of 2021. This page provides - South Africa Employment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. South Africa Employment Rate - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on September of 2022.

Employment Rate in South Africa is expected to be 38.30 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the South Africa Employment Rate is projected to trend around 39.00 percent in 2023 and 40.00 percent in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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South Africa Employment Rate



Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 33.90 34.50 percent Jun 2022
Employed Persons 15561.86 14914.21 Jun 2022
Unemployed Persons 7994.29 7861.79 Thousand Jun 2022
Labor Force Participation Rate 58.60 56.90 percent Jun 2022
Wages 23502.00 23982.00 ZAR/Month Mar 2022
Wages in Manufacturing 20901.00 21234.00 ZAR/Month Mar 2022
Population 60.14 59.30 Million Dec 2021
Youth Unemployment Rate 61.40 63.90 percent Jun 2022
Employment Rate 38.70 37.26 percent Jun 2022

South Africa Employment Rate
In South Africa, the employment rate measures the number of people who have a job as a percentage of the working age population.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
38.70 37.26 46.17 35.93 2000 - 2022 percent Quarterly
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