South Africa - Employment to population ratio

Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, female (%) (national estimate)

Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, female (%) (national estimate) in South Africa was 9.60 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 8 years was 13.80 in 2008, while its lowest value was 9.60 in 2016.

Definition: Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Employment is defined as persons of working age who, during a short reference period, were engaged in any activity to produce goods or provide services for pay or profit, whether at work during the reference period (i.e. who worked in a job for at least one hour) or not at work due to temporary absence from a job, or to working-time arrangements. Ages 15-24 are generally considered the youth population.

Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in November 2017.

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Year Value
2008 13.80
2009 12.10
2010 10.60
2011 10.60
2012 9.90
2013 10.50
2014 10.20
2015 10.70
2016 9.60

Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, female (%) (modeled ILO estimate)

Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, female (%) (modeled ILO estimate) in South Africa was 9.70 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 26 years was 18.70 in 1995, while its lowest value was 9.70 in 2017.

Definition: Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Employment is defined as persons of working age who, during a short reference period, were engaged in any activity to produce goods or provide services for pay or profit, whether at work during the reference period (i.e. who worked in a job for at least one hour) or not at work due to temporary absence from a job, or to working-time arrangements. Ages 15-24 are generally considered the youth population.

Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in November 2017.

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Year Value
1991 13.80
1992 14.50
1993 13.90
1994 16.80
1995 18.70
1996 15.80
1997 14.50
1998 14.80
1999 14.40
2000 15.50
2001 13.80
2002 12.90
2003 10.70
2004 11.10
2005 12.10
2006 13.70
2007 12.80
2008 13.80
2009 12.20
2010 10.70
2011 10.60
2012 10.00
2013 10.70
2014 10.70
2015 10.90
2016 9.90
2017 9.70

Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, male (%) (national estimate)

Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, male (%) (national estimate) in South Africa was 15.00 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 8 years was 19.60 in 2008, while its lowest value was 14.40 in 2014.

Definition: Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Employment is defined as persons of working age who, during a short reference period, were engaged in any activity to produce goods or provide services for pay or profit, whether at work during the reference period (i.e. who worked in a job for at least one hour) or not at work due to temporary absence from a job, or to working-time arrangements. Ages 15-24 are generally considered the youth population.

Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in November 2017.

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Year Value
2008 19.60
2009 16.90
2010 14.90
2011 14.80
2012 14.60
2013 14.50
2014 14.40
2015 15.80
2016 15.00

Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, male (%) (modeled ILO estimate)

Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, male (%) (modeled ILO estimate) in South Africa was 14.40 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 26 years was 25.90 in 1995, while its lowest value was 14.40 in 2017.

Definition: Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Employment is defined as persons of working age who, during a short reference period, were engaged in any activity to produce goods or provide services for pay or profit, whether at work during the reference period (i.e. who worked in a job for at least one hour) or not at work due to temporary absence from a job, or to working-time arrangements. Ages 15-24 are generally considered the youth population.

Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in November 2017.

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Year Value
1991 21.50
1992 23.40
1993 21.10
1994 24.20
1995 25.90
1996 22.60
1997 20.90
1998 20.80
1999 20.00
2000 19.80
2001 17.80
2002 17.50
2003 15.00
2004 16.80
2005 18.60
2006 19.10
2007 19.50
2008 19.90
2009 17.20
2010 15.10
2011 14.90
2012 14.60
2013 14.70
2014 14.60
2015 15.20
2016 14.60
2017 14.40

Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, total (%) (national estimate)

Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, total (%) (national estimate) in South Africa was 12.30 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 13 years was 16.70 in 2008, while its lowest value was 12.30 in 2012.

Definition: Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Employment is defined as persons of working age who, during a short reference period, were engaged in any activity to produce goods or provide services for pay or profit, whether at work during the reference period (i.e. who worked in a job for at least one hour) or not at work due to temporary absence from a job, or to working-time arrangements. Ages 15-24 are generally considered the youth population.

Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in November 2017.

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Year Value
2003 12.90
2004 13.80
2005 15.00
2006 16.00
2007 15.90
2008 16.70
2009 14.50
2010 12.80
2011 12.70
2012 12.30
2013 12.50
2014 12.30
2015 13.30
2016 12.30

Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, total (%) (modeled ILO estimate)

Employment to population ratio, ages 15-24, total (%) (modeled ILO estimate) in South Africa was 12.10 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 26 years was 22.30 in 1995, while its lowest value was 12.10 in 2017.

Definition: Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Employment is defined as persons of working age who, during a short reference period, were engaged in any activity to produce goods or provide services for pay or profit, whether at work during the reference period (i.e. who worked in a job for at least one hour) or not at work due to temporary absence from a job, or to working-time arrangements. Ages 15-24 are generally considered the youth population.

Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in November 2017.

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Year Value
1991 17.60
1992 18.90
1993 17.50
1994 20.50
1995 22.30
1996 19.20
1997 17.60
1998 17.70
1999 17.10
2000 17.50
2001 15.70
2002 15.10
2003 12.80
2004 14.00
2005 15.30
2006 16.40
2007 16.20
2008 16.90
2009 14.70
2010 12.90
2011 12.80
2012 12.30
2013 12.70
2014 12.70
2015 13.10
2016 12.30
2017 12.10

Employment to population ratio, 15+, female (%) (national estimate)

Employment to population ratio, 15+, female (%) (national estimate) in South Africa was 33.80 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 22 years was 39.00 in 2000, while its lowest value was 22.40 in 1997.

Definition: Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Employment is defined as persons of working age who, during a short reference period, were engaged in any activity to produce goods or provide services for pay or profit, whether at work during the reference period (i.e. who worked in a job for at least one hour) or not at work due to temporary absence from a job, or to working-time arrangements. Ages 15 and older are generally considered the working-age population.

Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in November 2017.

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Year Value
1994 29.70
1995 30.10
1996 27.30
1997 22.40
1998 25.70
1999 29.80
2000 39.00
2001 35.90
2002 35.40
2008 35.60
2009 34.40
2010 32.60
2011 32.80
2012 33.00
2013 33.90
2014 33.90
2015 34.50
2016 33.80

Employment to population ratio, 15+, female (%) (modeled ILO estimate)

Employment to population ratio, 15+, female (%) (modeled ILO estimate) in South Africa was 32.50 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 26 years was 36.60 in 1995, while its lowest value was 29.90 in 1991.

Definition: Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Employment is defined as persons of working age who, during a short reference period, were engaged in any activity to produce goods or provide services for pay or profit, whether at work during the reference period (i.e. who worked in a job for at least one hour) or not at work due to temporary absence from a job, or to working-time arrangements. Ages 15 and older are generally considered the working-age population.

Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in November 2017.

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Year Value
1991 29.90
1992 31.60
1993 30.80
1994 34.30
1995 36.60
1996 35.00
1997 34.70
1998 33.50
1999 33.70
2000 34.80
2001 35.60
2002 34.90
2003 33.20
2004 32.70
2005 34.40
2006 36.00
2007 35.30
2008 35.20
2009 34.10
2010 32.30
2011 32.60
2012 32.80
2013 34.00
2014 33.80
2015 33.60
2016 32.80
2017 32.50

Employment to population ratio, 15+, male (%) (national estimate)

Employment to population ratio, 15+, male (%) (national estimate) in South Africa was 47.00 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 22 years was 53.20 in 2000, while its lowest value was 33.50 in 1997.

Definition: Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Employment is defined as persons of working age who, during a short reference period, were engaged in any activity to produce goods or provide services for pay or profit, whether at work during the reference period (i.e. who worked in a job for at least one hour) or not at work due to temporary absence from a job, or to working-time arrangements. Ages 15 and older are generally considered the working-age population.

Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in November 2017.

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Year Value
1994 48.40
1995 47.10
1996 43.70
1997 33.50
1998 43.30
1999 45.00
2000 53.20
2001 49.60
2002 50.40
2008 51.70
2009 48.70
2010 46.70
2011 46.40
2012 46.60
2013 46.60
2014 46.70
2015 47.60
2016 47.00

Employment to population ratio, 15+, male (%) (modeled ILO estimate)

Employment to population ratio, 15+, male (%) (modeled ILO estimate) in South Africa was 46.00 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 26 years was 55.70 in 1995, while its lowest value was 46.00 in 2017.

Definition: Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Employment is defined as persons of working age who, during a short reference period, were engaged in any activity to produce goods or provide services for pay or profit, whether at work during the reference period (i.e. who worked in a job for at least one hour) or not at work due to temporary absence from a job, or to working-time arrangements. Ages 15 and older are generally considered the working-age population.

Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in November 2017.

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Year Value
1991 51.90
1992 53.70
1993 50.90
1994 54.20
1995 55.70
1996 52.80
1997 51.30
1998 50.60
1999 50.40
2000 48.10
2001 48.30
2002 48.30
2003 47.10
2004 47.50
2005 48.90
2006 49.90
2007 49.50
2008 51.30
2009 48.40
2010 46.50
2011 46.20
2012 46.40
2013 46.50
2014 46.50
2015 46.70
2016 46.10
2017 46.00

Employment to population ratio, 15+, total (%) (national estimate)

Employment to population ratio, 15+, total (%) (national estimate) in South Africa was 40.20 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 22 years was 45.70 in 2000, while its lowest value was 27.70 in 1997.

Definition: Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Employment is defined as persons of working age who, during a short reference period, were engaged in any activity to produce goods or provide services for pay or profit, whether at work during the reference period (i.e. who worked in a job for at least one hour) or not at work due to temporary absence from a job, or to working-time arrangements. Ages 15 and older are generally considered the working-age population.

Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in November 2017.

See also:

Year Value
1994 38.20
1995 37.80
1996 34.80
1997 27.70
1998 34.00
1999 36.80
2000 45.70
2001 42.40
2002 42.50
2003 39.50
2004 41.60
2005 43.40
2006 44.90
2007 41.20
2008 43.30
2009 41.30
2010 39.40
2011 39.30
2012 39.50
2013 40.00
2014 40.00
2015 40.90
2016 40.20

Employment to population ratio, 15+, total (%) (modeled ILO estimate)

Employment to population ratio, 15+, total (%) (modeled ILO estimate) in South Africa was 39.00 as of 2017. Its highest value over the past 26 years was 45.90 in 1995, while its lowest value was 39.00 in 2011.

Definition: Employment to population ratio is the proportion of a country's population that is employed. Employment is defined as persons of working age who, during a short reference period, were engaged in any activity to produce goods or provide services for pay or profit, whether at work during the reference period (i.e. who worked in a job for at least one hour) or not at work due to temporary absence from a job, or to working-time arrangements. Ages 15 and older are generally considered the working-age population.

Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database. Data retrieved in November 2017.

See also:

Year Value
1991 40.70
1992 42.40
1993 40.60
1994 44.00
1995 45.90
1996 43.70
1997 42.70
1998 41.70
1999 41.70
2000 41.10
2001 41.60
2002 41.30
2003 39.80
2004 39.70
2005 41.20
2006 42.60
2007 42.00
2008 42.90
2009 40.90
2010 39.10
2011 39.00
2012 39.30
2013 40.00
2014 39.90
2015 39.90
2016 39.20
2017 39.00

Classification

Topic: Labor & Social Protection Indicators

Sub-Topic: Economic activity