The number of unemployed persons in South Africa remained unchanged at 6700 Thousand in the fourth quarter of 2019 from 6700 Thousand in the third quarter of 2019.

Unemployed Persons in South Africa averaged 5014.79 Thousand from 2001 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 6700 Thousand in the third quarter of 2019 and a record low of 3873 Thousand in the fourth quarter of 2008. This page provides - South Africa Unemployed Persons - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. South Africa Unemployed Persons - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2020. source: Statistics South Africa

Unemployed Persons in South Africa is expected to be 7400.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Unemployed Persons in South Africa to stand at 6500.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the South Africa Unemployed Persons is projected to trend around 6430.00 Thousand in 2021, according to our econometric models.

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South Africa Unemployed Persons

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6700.00 6700.00 6700.00 3873.00 2001 - 2019 Thousand Quarterly
Volume, NSA


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-05-14 09:30 AM Q1 6.2M 6.1M 6.2M
2019-07-30 09:30 AM Q2 6.7M 6.2M 6.2M
2019-10-29 09:30 AM Q3 6.7M 6.7M 6.3M
2020-02-11 09:30 AM Q4 6.7M 6.7M 6.4M
2020-06-09 09:30 AM Q1 6.7M 6.9M
2020-08-11 09:30 AM Q2 7.4M
2020-10-27 09:30 AM Q3 6.5M

South Africa Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 29.10 29.10 30.40 21.50 percent [+]
Employed Persons 10213000.00 10142000.00 10213000.00 3694977.00 [+]
Unemployed Persons 6700.00 6700.00 6700.00 3873.00 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 59.80 59.90 60.80 53.60 percent [+]
Labour Costs 160.50 161.10 161.10 1.00 points [+]
Wages 22500.00 21966.00 22500.00 6742.00 ZAR/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 19377.00 19122.00 19377.00 6250.00 ZAR/Month [+]
Population 58.80 58.78 58.80 17.46 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 60.00 60.00 60.00 60.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 60.00 60.00 65.00 60.00 [+]
Living Wage Family 11300.00 10700.00 11300.00 10700.00 ZAR/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 6570.00 6140.00 6570.00 6140.00 ZAR/Month [+]
Minimum Wages 20.76 20.00 20.76 20.00 ZAR/Hour [+]
Wages Low Skilled 4380.00 3960.00 4380.00 3840.00 ZAR/Month [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 58.10 58.20 58.20 48.80 percent [+]
Wages High Skilled 22600.00 20300.00 22600.00 19000.00 ZAR/Month [+]
Employment Rate 42.40 42.40 46.17 41.00 percent [+]


South Africa Unemployed Persons
In South Africa, unemployed persons are individuals who are without a job and actively seeking to work.