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SA unemployment rate increased to 30.1%

23 June 2020, 1:20 PM

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) has announced that the official unemployment rate has increased by 1.0 percentage point to 30.1% in the first quarter of 2020 compared to the fourth quarter of 2019.

Limpopo unemployment figures alarming: DA

12 February 2020, 11:22 AM

The Democratic Alliance leader in Limpopo Jacques Smalle says the provincial unemployment figures are alarming and must be a concern to all spheres of government.

CPI rises to 4% in December

22 January 2020, 11:28 AM

After a record low in November 2019, the Consumer Price Inflation (CPI) has risen to 4% in December 2019. Statistics South Africa on Wednesday released the Consumer Price Index which highlighted that the price inflation was 4,0% in December 2019, up from 3,6% in November 2019.


Economists predict economy will shrink as SA’s GDP figures contract

2 December 2019, 3:11 PM

The country’s economy is expected to contract yet again in the third quarter of 2019.

SA unemployment at highest level in 11 years

29 October 2019, 12:35 PM

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.



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