Employment Rate in South Africa increased to 37.30 percent in the first quarter of 2022 from 36.50 percent in the fourth quarter of 2021. source: Statistics South Africa

Employment Rate in South Africa averaged 42.48 percent from 2000 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 46.17 percent in the fourth quarter of 2008 and a record low of 35.93 percent in the third quarter of 2021. This page provides - South Africa Employment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. South Africa Employment Rate - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on July of 2022.

Employment Rate in South Africa is expected to be 37.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the South Africa Employment Rate is projected to trend around 39.00 percent in 2023 and 40.00 percent in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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South Africa Employment Rate

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 Employment Rate
In South Africa, the employment rate measures the number of people who have a job as a percentage of the working age population.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
37.30 36.50 46.17 35.93 2000 - 2022 percent Quarterly