South Africa Labour Costs  1970-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Labour Costs in South Africa increased to 145.30 Index Points in the first quarter of 2017 from 141.80 Index Points in the fourth quarter of 2016. Labour Costs in South Africa averaged 41.99 Index Points from 1970 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 145.30 Index Points in the first quarter of 2017 and a record low of 1.10 Index Points in the second quarter of 1970.

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South Africa Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 27.70 27.70 31.20 21.50 percent [+]
Employed Persons 9617000.00 9651000.00 9702000.00 3694977.00 [+]
Unemployed Persons 6210.00 6177.00 6214.11 3873.00 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 59.90 59.90 60.80 53.60 percent [+]
Labour Costs 145.30 141.80 145.30 1.10 Index Points [+]
Wages 19170.00 18687.00 19170.00 6742.00 ZAR/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 16680.00 16270.00 16830.00 6250.00 ZAR/Month [+]
Population 55.91 54.96 55.91 17.40 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 21300.00 20200.00 21300.00 18900.00 ZAR/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 3950.00 4210.00 4210.00 3790.00 ZAR/Month [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 55.90 54.30 55.90 48.80 percent [+]
Living Wage Family 10300.00 10200.00 10300.00 9690.00 ZAR/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 6460.00 6340.00 6460.00 6190.00 ZAR/Month [+]
Employment Rate 43.30 43.74 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 November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
145.30 141.80 145.30 1.10 1970 - 2017 Index Points Quarterly
SA, 2000=100




labour costs by Country
Country Last
Australia 99.80 Jun/17
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Euro Area 111.10 Jun/17
France 107.30 Jun/17
Germany 111.97 Jun/17
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Mexico 85.70 Sep/17
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South Korea 148.10 Mar/17
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