DStv Channel 403 Sunday, 21 April 2024

The jobs emergency | More jobs lost in last quarter of 2023

JOHANNESBURG - The unemployment rate increased slightly in the fourth quarter of 2023.

It rose by 0.2 of a percentage point from 31.9 percent in the third quarter to 32.1 percent in the following quarter.

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Statistics South Africa released the latest Quarterly Labour Force Survey data on Tuesday.

The director at Labour Amplified, Jahni de Villiers, says even though there's a slight improvement on an annual basis, not enough is being done to address the crisis.

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