Zimstat says Zimbabwe unemployment rate at 16%

About 1.2 million people in Zimbabwe have given up on securing employment, the Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (Zimstat) has said as it reported that the national unemployment rate stood at 16 per...

By Staff reporter | Published: 17 March 2020


Unemployment woes continue to dog Bulawayo

That factories in the second largest city closed en masse in the past two decades, is no longer news.Also, that most of those who were thrown out of their jobs turned into the informal sector for surv...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 June 2018


ZimStat's unemployment claim misleading

Statistical information sourced by bodies such as ZimStat among others, is very critical as it helps Government to come up with homegrown solutions to some of the problems bedevilling our country. Whe...

By herald | Published: 11 December 2013


Africa's unemployment figures 'frightening'

Geneva - The planet's poorest nations such as Angola and Ethiopia have largely failed to cash in on booming economic growth to create the jobs needed to push their ballooning populations out of povert...

By AFP | Published: 21 November 2013


Zimbabwe's unemployment rate is 9%, says Biti

Finance Minister Tendai Biti said on Thursday the unemployment rate in Zimbabwe is nine percent and not the eighty five percent that has been touted in some quarters.In a bid to portray the country ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 10 June 2013


Zimbabwe's unemployment rate tops 70%

Zimbabwe's unemployment rate remains very high at more than 70 percent with less than 900 000 people formally employed out of a 13 million population, a leading economist has said.John Robertson tol...

By Business reporter | Published: 10 June 2013

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