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Eastern Cape Labour Market Review 2020Q2

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Published - 30 Oct 2020
Category:
Statistical Analysis: Reports and Data
Author:
ECSECC
Date of Publication:
0/01/2020
Publisher:
ECSECC
ISBN:
978-1-77593-086-0
Status:
2
Eastern Cape labour market highlights: second quarter 2020 • The Eastern Cape recorded the highest unemployment rate in the country of 36.9%. • The number of employed people declined by 15.4% to 1.169 million. • The number of discouraged work-seekers declined by 19.8%. • The Eastern Cape youth unemployment rate declined by 0.3 of a percentage point to 53.3%. • The labour force has a large share of people who have not completed secondary (43.1%) education. • Female unemployment rate was 36.6% and that of males was recorded at 37.2% in 2020Q2.
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