South Africa South Africa: LFS - Labour Force Survey

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LFS - Population in thousands
LFS - South Africa: Unemployment rate by sex and age
LFS - Unemployment South Africa 2021Q1
LFS - South Africa: Number of unemployed by sex and age
LFS - South Africa: Unemployment
2020 2019
Unemployment rate (LFS)32.3%28.8%
Male unemployment rate (LFS)30.8%26.9%
Female unemployment rate (LFS)34.1%31.1%
Unemployment rate less than 25 years63.2%58.2%
Unemployment male less than 25 years59.5%53.4%
Unemployment rate female less than 25 years67.6%63.8%
Unemployed rate over 24 years29.1%25.0%
Male unemployment rate over 24 years27.9%23.5%
Female unemployment rate over 24 years30.5%26.8%
Unemployment rate from 25 to 54 years30.9%26.8%
Male unemployment rate from 25 to 54 years29.3%24.9%
Female unemployment rate from 25 to 54 years32.8%29.0%
Unemployment rate over 54 years11.9%8.7%
Male unemployment rate over 54 years14.1%10.7%
Female unemployment rate over 54 years9.2%6.4%
LFS - South Africa: Unemployment