Manufacturing, mining major contributors to third quarter job losses

PUBLISHED: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 10:38:02 GMT

Manufacturing and construction industries have been the main sectors to shed most jobs. This has been reported in the third quarter employment numbers released by Statistics SA. These results show a decrease of 16 thousand jobs in formal non-agricultural sector the quarter ended in September. Joining CNBC Africa to unpack the employment survey for the third quarter is Matlapane Masupye, Director Employment Statistics at StatsSA.