Unemployment rate for Q4 2020 rises to 32.5%

There’s been another uptick in the country’s unemployment rate. Statistics South Africa says the country’s jobless rate rose from 30.8 per cent to 32.5 per cent between October and December last year. #eNCA​ Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa's official unemployment rate has risen to 32.5 percent between October and December last year.

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Stats SA says under the expanded definition of unemployment, which includes discouraged workers, 11.1-million people are out of work.

The expanded unemployment rate is 42.6% in Q4 2020.


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