Employment declined by 48,000 in first quarter of 2017


Stats SAFin24 reports that according to data released by Statistics SA on Tuesday, employment shrank by 48,000 jobs during the first quarter of the year.

The decline was driven by decreases in trade (1.5% or 32,000 jobs), business services (1% or 23,000 jobs), community services (0.3% [more…]