Of these people, a third Comparisons can only be drawn if representative groups of pupils in different countries take part in standardised testing. This resulted in a decline in the unemployment rate by one percentage point to The expanded or broad definition of unemployment includes discouraged job-seekers: However, employment was created in Community, social and personal services 75,Manufacturing 42,Agriculture 39,Construction 26, and Transport 13, in the same period.
The higher unemployment rate was caused by both an increase in unemployment and a decrease in employment.
Peter Buwembo, executive manager of labour statistics at Statistics South Africa Stats SAtold Africa Check that the timeframe considered for unemployment is longer than the timeframe considered for employment because of the nature of the job searching process. Subscribe to reports National Youth Policy: Declines in Finance 91,Trade 45,private households 43,and Mining industries 35, contributed mostly to the net loss in employment.
The findings on unemployment and income inequality will attract the attention of ratings agencies. When the claims sound too good or bad to be true our readers get in touch. Surprisingly, North West and Mpumalanga showed relatively high net inflows: We took a look at some of its key claims about unemployment and education.
Discussing the findings, co-author of the study and associate professor Vimal Ranchhod pointed out that although employers may be claiming tax relief for employees this did not necessarily mean new jobs or workers were created between January and June Mike Schussler, the chief economist of Economists.
Over a year period, Gauteng and the Western Cape received the biggest net population inflows. The narrow unemployment rate increased from This is the first of two reports. Zuma however, is expected to be recalled ahead of his official term, and is set to be replaced with new ANC leader and national deputy president, Cyril Ramaphosa.
It was placed eighth out of the fifteen countries. The expanded unemployment rate, which relaxes the requirement of job search to be classified as unemployed, declined by 0.
While absolute employment numbers had returned to pre-recession levels, the unemployment rate was higher than it was before the recession. A person is considered to be a discouraged job-seeker if they wanted to work but there are no jobs in the area; they were unable to find work that required their skills, or they have lost hope of finding any kind of work.
Tanzania was the best-performing country. The official unemployment rate is highest among black Africans: It would be incorrect to report that with an unemployment rate of This employment tax incentive came into effect at the start of and is scheduled to end on 31 December The highest it has been in recent years was South Africa has one of the highest unemployment rates in the world.
Inblack income was Enrollment differed according to race. In those cases, employers would receive tax relief for people that they would have employed normally.
They are then weighted to ensure they are representative of the South African population as a whole. The largest decline in the unemployment rate was recorded in Northern Cape 2.
Compared to adults the unemployment rate was highest among the youth irrespective of educational level.
Researchers visit 30, households in all areas of the country to ensure that their findings are representative of South Africa as a whole.
Buwembo told Africa Check that the expanded definition of employment could be a more stable indicator. Compared to the Q4: This refers to the percentage of the workforce that is unemployed but is willing and able to work and actively seeking employment.
Buwembo also stressed this point: The data comes at a time when South Africa is seeking new direction under new leadership to drive economic growth which has stalled under the tenure of current president, Jacob Zuma.
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