NC records decrease in unemployment in third quarter of QLFS

Youth convening for the entrepreneurs week taking place in Johannesburg has been urged to turn to entrepreneurship as high unemployment persits, though the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) data  released by Statistics indicates that  SA unemployment decreased to 31.9%. The Northern Cape province is one of 7 provinces according to the QLFS that has recorded a decrease in unemployment of - 0.6% for the third quarter.  The entrepreneur’s week is concluded today with the Presidential SMME and Cooperative Awards Ceremony where three representatives from the SMME sector in the NC province will take part. 

Journalist: Rene Julies

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