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National and provincial labour market: Youth

9 Jun 2014 - 10:30
Trend in the working age population among youth and adults, 2008–2014
Trend in the working age population among youth and adults, 2008–2014

The vulnerability of youth in the labour market poses a major challenge for policymakers across the globe. "As observed around the world, youth unemployment and underemployment is prevalent not only because of demand-side deficiencies (inadequate job opportunities), but also because they lack skills, work experience, job search abilities and financial resources to find employment" (ILO, 2006).

Statistics South Africa. National and provincial labour market: Youth (PDF 7.8MB)