The Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) is a household-based sample survey conducted by Statistics South Africa (Stats SA). It collects data on the labour market activities of individuals aged 15 years and older who live in South Africa. However, this report only covers labour market activities of persons aged 15–64 years. The latest survey shows that the absorption rate (the proportion of the proportion of the working-age population that is employed) declined to 43.3%. To read more click here.