Unemployment - South Africa



Unemployment of South Africa
Value & RankThe Unemployment of South Africa is 24.9 (%) with a global rank of 16.
South Africa compared to other CountriesThe Unemployment of South Africa is similar to that of Maldives, Greece, Namibia, Lesotho, Spain, West Bank and Gaza, Dominica, Swaziland, Micronesia, Guyana with a respective Unemployment of 28.0, 27.9, 27.4, 26.5, 26.3, 23.0, 23.0, 22.5, 22.0, 21.7 (%) and a global rank of 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21.Last 10 years averageSouth Africa had an average Unemployment of 25.0 (%) in the last 10 years from (2003 to 2013).
South Africa during the Great RecessionSouth Africa's Unemployment had a negative growth (decline) of 5.88% during the Great RecessionSouth Africa since the end of the Great RecessionSouth Africa's Unemployment had a positive growth of 3.75% since the end of the Great Recession
YearUnemployment (%) - South Africa
199124.3
199223.8
199325.6
199420.0
199516.9
199621.0
199722.9
199825.0
199925.4
200026.7
200137.0
200227.2
200327.1
200424.7
200526.6
200625.5
200724.3
200822.9
200924.0
201024.9
201124.9
201225.1
201324.9
Unemployment of South Africa
Country NameGlobal RankUnemployment (%)
Maldives1128.0
Greece1227.9
Namibia1327.4
Lesotho1426.5
Spain1526.3
South Africa1624.9
West Bank and Gaza1723.0
Dominica1823.0
Swaziland1922.5
Micronesia2022.0
Guyana2121.7
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Datasource: Compile from multiple sources
CIA - The World Factbook
Workbank - World Development Indicators