More jobless hit the streets

South Africa's unemployment rate increased to 23,5percent in the first quarter of this year which ended in March, from 21,9percent in the fourth quarter of last year. This was reported yesterday by Statistics SA. The total number of employed people dropped by 208000 to 13,636million, while the total labour force was up by 102000 to 17,820million on the quarter. - Kea' Modimoeng

South Africa's unemployment rate increased to 23,5percent in the first quarter of this year which ended in March, from 21,9percent in the fourth quarter of last year. This was reported yesterday by Statistics SA. The total number of employed people dropped by 208000 to 13,636million, while the total labour force was up by 102000 to 17,820million on the quarter. - Kea' Modimoeng

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