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Unemployment rate rises to 32.6%

1 June 2021 12:29 PM
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Right now, there are 7.2 million unsuccessful jobseekers in South Africa, according to Stats SA.

South Africa’s unemployment rate inched up to 32.6% in the first quarter of 2021, according to Stats SA.

It’s the highest rate of unemployment in 13 years.

South Africa's unemployment rate is the stuff of nightmares. © highwaystarz/123rf.com

The unemployment rate is 43.2% when including discouraged jobseekers.

There are 15 million people in the country with jobs and 7.2 million people without.




1 June 2021 12:29 PM
Tags:
Economy
Unemployment
Stats SA
Jobs
unemployment rate

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