Country at a Glance

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South Africa, selected international labor statistics, 2010–12
IndicatorUnitReportTime Series201020112012

Labor market

Unemployment rate - Total

Percent of civilian labor force

HTM

XLS

24.924.925.1

Unemployment rate - Youth (under 25)

Percent of civilian labor force

HTM

XLS

50.549.851.5

Unemployment rate - Men

Percent of civilian labor force

HTM

XLS

22.822.522.9

Unemployment rate - Women

Percent of civilian labor force

HTM

XLS

27.527.827.8

Employment-population ratio - Total

Percent of civilian working-age population

HTM

XLS

40.840.841.0

Employment-population ratio - Men

Percent of civilian working-age population

HTM

XLS

47.747.447.5

Employment-population ratio - Women

Percent of civilian working-age population

HTM

XLS

34.334.634.9

Labor force participation rate - Total

Percent of civilian working-age population

HTM

XLS

54.354.354.8

Labor force participation rate - Men

Percent of civilian working-age population

HTM

XLS

61.861.261.7

Labor force participation rate - Women

Percent of civilian working-age population

HTM

XLS

47.447.948.3

Women's share of the labor force

Percent of civilian labor force

HTM

XLS

44.945.445.3

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Division of International Labor Comparisons.

 

Last Modified Date: August 21, 2013