Unemployment drops in fourth quarter of 2018
South Africa’s unemployment rate decreased by 0,4 of a percentage point to 27,1% in the 4th
quarter of 2018 compared to the 3rd
quarter of 2018 according to the latest Quarterly Labour Force Survey released by Statistics South Africa. The working-age population increased by 149 000 or 0,4% in the 4th
quarter of 2018 compared to the third quarter of the same year.