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South Africa Labor Force Participation Rate

Indicator Data Period
Labor Force Participation Rate 56.4 % 1Q/21


Latest data on Labor Force Participation Rate (%)

Labor Force Participation Rate
                     South Africa - Historical Data (%)

What is South Africa Labor Force Participation Rate?

  • Labor Force Participation Rate in South Africa decreased to 56.4 % in the first quarter of 2021. The maximum rate was 60.8 % and minimum was 47.3 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
56.4 1Q/21 05.06.2021
56.6 4Q/20 23.02.2021
54.2 3Q/20 12.11.2020
47.3 2Q/20 29.09.2020
60.3 1Q/20 23.06.2020
59.8 4Q/19 11.02.2020
59.9 3Q/19 29.10.2019
58.8 1Q/19 04.07.2019


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Labor Force Participation Rate in South Africa by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End

Other labor indicators in South Africa

Index Updated Actual Previous
Retirement Age Men 2020 60 60
Wages 1Q/21 1609.933 USD/Month 1610.699
Labor Force Participation Rate 1Q/21 56.4 % 56.6
Living Wage Individual 2018 381.26 USD/Month 356.307

Labor Force Participation Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
South Africa 1Q/21 56.4 % 56.6
Namibia 2018 71.2 % 69.4
Algeria 2017 41.8 %
Guatemala 3Q/19 59.1 % 59.3