Unemployment Figures

EDITORIAL: The margin for error is gone

Nowhere is this more apparent than in this week’s jobs numbers. The unemployment rate is justifiably described as a crisis.

Unemployment rate at 29% — StatsSA

The number of South Africans without jobs now stands at 6.7-million

No work and still no UIF payout

The fund has billions banked, but claimants say accessing what they are due is a nightmare

The lesser known and scarier facts about unemployment in South Africa

A deeper analysis of South Africa's joblessness reveals a scarier picture of large sections of the population suffering, especially for the youth

You might not be as unemployed as you think you are, says Stats SA

About 15.7-million work, 5.7-million don't, but the numbers depend on the definition of employment.

‘Workers do not have a good story to tell’

Between the second quarters of 2014 and 2015, union membership in South Africa decreased by 17 000 members.

Lower unemployment rate masks worrisome work prospects

Unemployment levels fell in the second quarter, largely on informal sector job creation, but the number of discouraged job seekers rose.

Cosatu: Too early to celebrate drop in unemployment rate

Cosatu says the crisis caused by load-shedding is sure to slow down the rate of new investment, essential for job creation.

SA’s unemployment rate spirals further into the record books

The unemployment rate in South Africa has risen to 25.5% – the worst rate of joblessness seen since the first labour force survey in 2008.

Employment down for first quarter of 2014

Overall unemployment has increased to 25.2% in the first quarter of this year, according to a Stats SA report.

Unemployment rate drops as government hires workers

The unemployment rate fell to 24.1% or 50 000 according to Statistics South Africa data released on Tuesday.

South Africa loses 28 000 nonfarming jobs

South Africa lost 28 000 nonagricultural jobs in the second quarter of the year despite economic growth.

Press Releases

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Is your tertiary institution is accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.

Innovate4AMR now in second year

SA's Team pill-Alert aims to tackle antimicrobial resistance by implementing their strategic intervention that ensures patients comply with treatment.

Medical students present solution in Geneva

Kapil Narain and Mohamed Hoosen Suleman were selected to present their strategic intervention to tackle antimicrobial resistance to an international panel of experts.