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South Africa - Employment as a share of population aged 15 years and above

39.8 (%) in 2017

In 2017, employment to population ratio for South Africa was 39.8 %. Though South Africa employment to population ratio fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to increase through 1998 - 2017 period ending at 39.8 % in 2017.

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What is employment to population ratio?

Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Ages 15 and older are generally considered the working-age population.

What is South Africa employment to population ratio?

Date Value Change, %
2017 39.8 -1.03 %
2016 40.2 -1.76 %
2015 40.9 1.92 %
2014 40.1 -0.04 %
2013 40.1 1.28 %
2012 39.6 0.57 %
2011 39.4 -0.06 %
2010 39.4 -4.50 %
2009 41.3 -4.57 %
2008 43.3 2.59 %
2007 42.2 1.05 %
2006 41.7