Jobless crisis: 35 in 100 are out of work

The recent unemployment statistics add colour to a picture that has been grim for years. Out of 10 South Africans 3.5 are without work. 

This is a number Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) confirmed with the Mail & Guardian after the release of the Quarterly Labour Force Survey for the fourth quarter of 2021 on Tuesday. 

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Anathi Madubela
Anathi Madubela is a business journalist with a keen interest in the retail sector.

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