WATCH: Tackling high youth unemployment in SA
Business Day TV speaks to COO of the Youth Unemployment Service, Leanne Emery Hunter
SA’s unemployment rate fell slightly in the fourth quarter and declined to 32.7% from 32.9% previously, supported by gains in the finance sector and private households. The level of youth unemployment, which is sitting at just over 43%, remains a concern, as that age group accounts for over half of SA’s employable population. Business Day TV discussed initiatives under way to tackle youth unemployment with Leanne Emery Hunter, COO of the Youth Unemployment Service.
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