South Africa Youth Unemployment Rate  2013-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Youth Unemployment Rate in South Africa decreased to 52.20 percent in the third quarter of 2017 from 55.90 percent in the second quarter of 2017. Youth Unemployment Rate in South Africa averaged 51.95 percent from 2013 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 55.90 percent in the second quarter of 2017 and a record low of 48.80 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014.

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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 52.20 55.90 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 Youth Unemployment Rate

This page provides - South Africa Youth Unemployment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. South Africa Youth Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
52.20 55.90 55.90 48.80 2013 - 2017 percent Quarterly




youth unemployment rate by Country
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Euro Area 18.60 Oct/17
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Australia 12.10 Oct/17
United Kingdom 11.80 Aug/17
Canada 10.80 Nov/17
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Netherlands 7.90 Oct/17
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Japan 5.10 Sep/17