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6.2 million South Africans are actively looking for a job but can’t find one

30 October 2018 2:45 PM
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The unemployment rate is 37.3% when including disheartened people who have stopped actively looking for work.
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South Africa's unemployment rate rose to 27.5% in the third quarter of 2018 from 27.2% in the second quarter, Statistics South Africa said on Tuesday.

There were 6.2 million jobless people in Q3/2018; about 100 000 more than in Q2/2018.

The unemployment rate is 37.3% when including people who have stopped actively looking for work.

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This article first appeared on 702 : 6.2 million South Africans are actively looking for a job but can’t find one


30 October 2018 2:45 PM
Tags:
Unemployment
Jobless
unemployment rate

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