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29 Oct 2019
11:49 am

Unemployment increases to worst level in 11 years

Citizen Reporter

A massive 6.7 million people are now out of work.

Unemployment rate. Picture: Twitter

Stats SA announced on Tuesday that the dismal unemployment rate has increased by one percentage point since last quarter to 29.1%, the worst it’s been since 2008.

The actual number of unemployed people has increased from 4.5 million in 2009 to 6.7 million now.

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