Unemployment figures soar in South Africa

South Africa’s unemployment rate soared to 27.6% in the first quarter of 2019 .This is according to reports published Tuesday by the country’s National statistical agency.Comparatively to the 27.1% of the fourth quarter of last year, the rate has increased by half percentage point.

According to the Quarterly Labour Force Survey for the first quarter, there are 16.3 million employed people and 6.2 million unemployed people compared to 6.1 million at the end of December.

Most of those unemploye…

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One Response

  1. Wow it like the Global have High Unemployment in general but these numbers are extremely high

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