Work & Labour Force

Quick Fact

In quarter 2 of 2014, 43 000 more people were employed in the informal sector compared to quarter 1 2014.

43 000
Businesses bleed jobs for third consecutive quarter

Businesses bleed jobs for third consecutive quarter

New figures from the QES showed that South Africa’s formal non-agricultural sector shed 31?000 jobs in the third quarter of 2017. With losses of 41?000 in March 2017 and 31?000 in June 2017, this marks the third straight quarter of job losses across South Africa. The job market has experienced notable pressure in the last   read more »