South Africa Unemployment

ZAR
Actual
7.600M
Previous
7.800M
Latest Release
Nov 30, 2021
Importance
Overview
Unemployment is the total number of all persons above a specified age, who in a short reference period were: not employed, available for work (either for paid work or for self employment) and were seeking work (were actively searching for employment or taking active steps towards self-employment).A person is unemployed if he or she desires employment but cannot find a job. The Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) is a household-based sample survey conducted by Statistics South Africa (Stats SA). It collects data on the labour market activities of individuals aged 15 years or older who live in South Africa.
Historical Data
Release Date
Time
Actual
Forecast
Previous
Nov 30, 2021 (Q3) 11:30 7.600M -
7.800M
Aug 24, 2021 (Q2) 11:30 7.800M -
7.200M
Jun 01, 2021 (Q1) 11:30 7.200M -
7.200M
Feb 23, 2021 (Q4) 11:30 7.200M -
6.500M
Nov 12, 2020 (Q3) 11:30 6.500M -
4.300M
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