Unemployment in South Africa is one of the highest in the world – and employers are struggling more than ever to fill skilled positions.
The survey also found that three in ten adults fear going to a police station to report a crime.
About 52% of young black respondents in a recent survey believe the DA would bring back apartheid if they won the next election.
A survey has revealed that most of South Africa's youth support the notion of speaking out against government wrongdoing.
Three in five young South Africans do not want President Jacob Zuma to be re-elected for a second term, according to a consumer insights company.
ANC president Jacob Zuma emerged as the favourite politician followed by DA leader Helen Zille among people questioned in a new pre-election survey.
Opposition parties, including Cope, could obtain as much as 40% of combined votes in next year's general election, according to a survey.
A survey on how President Kgalema Motlanthe is faring produced an unusually high number of "I don't know" responses, it was reported on Wednesday.
Optimism about South Africa and its future dropped to a new low of 49% in June, its lowest since 2004, a survey released on Monday shows.