What is South Africa’s unemployment rate?

Characteristic Unemployment rate
2020 28.74%
2019 28.47%
2018 26.91%
2017 27.04%

What is the current employment rate in South Africa 2020?

Employment Rate in South Africa averaged 42.81 percent from 2000 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 46.17 percent in the fourth quarter of 2008 and a record low of 36.26 percent in the second quarter of 2020.

Is South Africa considered poor?

As of 2019, an individual living in South Africa with less than 810 South African rands (roughly 47 U.S. dollars) per month was considered poor.

National poverty line in South Africa as of 2019 (in South African rand)

Characteristic Value in South African rand per person per month
Monthly upper-bound povery line 1,227

What states have the highest unemployment?

Unemployment Connecticut and New Mexico had the highest unemployment rates in June, 7.9 percent each, closely followed by Nevada, 7.8 percent. Nebraska and Utah had the lowest jobless rates, 2.5 percent and 2.7 percent, respectively.

What is the poverty rate in South Africa?

Approximately 55.5 percent (30.3 million people) of the population is living in poverty at the national upper poverty line (~ZAR 992) while a total of 13.8 million people (25 percent) are experiencing food poverty.

Does South Africa have the highest unemployment rate?

PRETORIA, June 1 (Reuters) – South Africa’s unemployment rate rose to a new record high of 32.6% in the first quarter of 2021 from 32.5% in the final quarter of 2020, the statistics agency said on Tuesday. The rate was the highest since the quarterly labour force survey began in 2008.

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What is the employment rate for 2020?

In 2020, the U.S. employment rate stood at 56.8 percent.

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