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South Africa  

Population in thousands
South Africa: LFS rate by sex and age
LFS South Africa 2016Q3
 TotalMenWomen
< LFS 2016-06
Unemployed [+]5,873 m.3,018 m.2,854 m.
Unemployed less than 25 years [+]1,497 m.773 m.724 m.
Unemployed less than 25 years [+]4,376 m.2,246 m.2,130 m.
Unemployed from 25 to 54 years [+]4,235 m.2,143 m.2,092 m.
Unemployed over 55 years [+]141 m.103 m.38 m.
South Africa: LFS number by sex and age
South Africa: LFS
2015 2014
Unemployment rate24.5%24.3%
Male unemployment rate22.5%22.4%
Female unemployment rate26.9%26.6%
Unemployment rate less than 25 years50.4%48.8%
Unemployment male less than 25 years45.9%45.9%
Unemployment rate female less than 25 years55.8%52.3%
Unemployed rate less than 25 years20.8%20.8%
Unemployment rate over 25 years19.2%19.1%
Male unemployment rate over 25 years22.7%22.8%
Unemployment rate from 25 to 54 years21.9%22.0%
Male unemployment rate from 25 to 54 years20.1%20.1%
Female unemployment rate from 25 to 54 years24.2%24.3%
South Africa: LFS