Unemployment fell by 1 percent

Mining and labour analyst Mamokgheti Molopyane says things are still looking very rocky in the job market. She says some of the new jobs are in the business and financial services sector - but those are often project based and may not be sustainable.

Usually it was the agricultural sector creating jobs but the drought has meant the shedding of jobs there.

Mamokgheti Molopyane, Mining and Labour Analyst at Voodoo

With job cuts continuing in the mining and manufacturing sectors, it is going to be a difficult time for job creation, said Molopyane.

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