The country’s economy is expected to contract yet again in the third quarter of 2019.
South Africa’s unemployment rate has worsened to 29.1%, Stats SA figures for the third quarter show. This is the highest level in 11 years.
The Consumer price inflation rate has decreased to 4.1% in September, from 4.3% in August 2019.
Incidences of housebreaking topped the list of crimes which most affected South Africans, according to the Victims of Crime 2018/2019 report which was a released by StatsSA on Thursday morning in Pretoria.
The Gross Domestic Product data that Statistics South Africa has released shows that mining, manufacturing finance and real estate had positive growth in the three months to the end of June 2019.