Question NW1039 to the Minister of Employment and Labour

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17 May 2021 - NW1039

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Ndlozi, Dr MQ to ask the Minister of Employment and Labour

For what time period does an average unemployed person between the age of 16 and 25 remain unemployed in the Republic’s labour market?


According to the data reported by Statsa in the quarterly labour force survey (QLFS) during quarter 1 of 2020, almost 71.7% of the unemployed youth remain unemployed for more than 1 year, whilst 28.3% remain unemployed for less than 1 year.

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