Labour Costs in South Africa increased to 150.80 Index Points in the first quarter of 2018 from 148.30 Index Points in the fourth quarter of 2017. Labour Costs in South Africa averaged 44.19 Index Points from 1970 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 150.80 Index Points in the first quarter of 2018 and a record low of 1.10 Index Points in the second quarter of 1970.

South Africa Labour Costs
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South Africa Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 27.50 27.20 31.20 21.50 percent [+]
Employed Persons 9748000.00 9817000.00 9817000.00 3694977.00 [+]
Unemployed Persons 6209.39 6082.50 6214.11 3873.00 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 59.50 59.10 60.80 53.60 percent [+]
Labour Costs 150.80 148.30 150.80 1.10 Index Points [+]
Wages 20176.00 19858.00 20176.00 6742.00 ZAR/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 17674.00 17146.00 17674.00 6250.00 ZAR/Month [+]
Population 57.73 56.84 57.73 17.46 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 60.00 60.00 60.00 60.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 60.00 60.00 65.00 60.00 [+]
Wages Low Skilled 4380.00 3960.00 4380.00 3840.00 ZAR/Month [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 52.80 53.70 55.90 48.80 percent [+]
Wages High Skilled 22600.00 20300.00 22600.00 19000.00 ZAR/Month [+]
Living Wage Family 11300.00 10700.00 11300.00 10700.00 ZAR/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 6570.00 6140.00 6570.00 6140.00 ZAR/Month [+]
Employment Rate 43.10 43.10 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 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
150.80 148.30 150.80 1.10 1970 - 2018 Index Points Quarterly
SA, 2000=100




Country Last
Australia 100.60 Jun/18
Brazil 99.29 Sep/18
Canada 116.80 Jun/18
China 104.80 Sep/18
Euro Area 113.70 Jun/18
France 108.10 Jun/18
Germany 113.18 Jun/18
Italy 107.00 Jun/18
Mexico 81.10 Aug/18
Netherlands 115.30 Jun/18
Singapore 107.90 Jun/18
South Africa 150.80 Mar/18
South Korea 96.50 Jun/18
Spain 98.30 Mar/18
Turkey 153.67 Jun/18
United Kingdom 103.90 Jun/18
United States 109.66 Sep/18


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