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South Africa Labor Force Participation Rate

Indicator Data Period
Labor Force Participation Rate 58.3 % 3Q/22


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 58.3 % in the third quarter of 2022. The maximum rate was 60.8 % and minimum was 47.3 %.
  • Data published Quarterly by Statistics.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
58.3 3Q/22 29.11.2022
58.6 2Q/22 25.08.2022
56.9 1Q/22 31.05.2022
56.3 4Q/21 29.03.2022
55.2 3Q/21 18.01.2022
57.5 2Q/21 24.08.2021
56.4 1Q/21 05.06.2021
56.6 4Q/20 23.02.2021


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 2022 60 60
Unemployment Rate 3Q/22 32.9 % 33.9
Wages 2Q/22 1447.866 USD/Month 1384.48
Living Wage Individual 2018 381.26 USD/Month 356.307

Labor Force Participation Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
South Africa 3Q/22 58.3 % 58.6
Namibia 2018 71.2 % 69.4
Algeria 2017 41.8 %
Guatemala 1Q/21 63 % 59.1