The number of employed persons in South Africa increased to 14914.21 in the first quarter of 2022 from 14544.13 in the fourth quarter of 2021. source: Statistics South Africa

Employed Persons in South Africa averaged 14796.77 from 2001 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 16528.70 in the fourth quarter of 2018 and a record low of 11666 in the first quarter of 2003. This page provides the latest reported value for - South Africa Employed Persons - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. South Africa Employed Persons - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on July of 2022.

Employed Persons in South Africa is expected to be 14880.00 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the South Africa Employed Persons is projected to trend around 15000.00 in 2023 and 16200.00 in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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South Africa Employed Persons

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 34.50 35.30 percent Mar 2022
Unemployed Persons 7900.00 7900.00 Thousand Mar 2022
Employed Persons 14914.21 14544.13 Mar 2022
Labor Force Participation Rate 56.90 56.30 percent Mar 2022
Wages 23502.00 23982.00 ZAR/Month Mar 2022
Wages in Manufacturing 20901.00 21234.00 ZAR/Month Mar 2022
Population 59.30 58.80 Million Dec 2020
Youth Unemployment Rate 63.90 66.50 percent Mar 2022
Employment Rate 37.30 36.50 percent Mar 2022

South Africa Employed Persons
In South Africa, employed persons refer to the number of people employed by the business, who received payment (in salaries; wages; commission, in addition to a retainer, salary or wage; piece rates; or payments in kind) for any part of the reference period. This excludes independent contractors and consultants; working proprietors; sole and joint owners; and employees paid on a commission basis where a retainer, salary or wage was not paid. Number of employees refers to the number of people employed at the end of the reference period.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
14914.21 14544.13 16528.70 11666.00 2001 - 2022 Quarterly
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