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National and Regional Economically Active Population - QLFS Q4 2018

National Economically Active Population (EAP) by population group/race and gender (15-64yrs)

 

  Male Female Both sexes
Thousand 
Black African 9,695 8,212 17,908
Coloured 1,163 999 2,162
Indian/Asian 391 207 598
White 1,142 858 2,000
Total 12,392 10,276 22,668

 

 

  Male Female Both sexes
Per cent
Black African 42.8 36.2 79.0
Coloured 5.1 4.4 9.5
Indian/Asian 1.7 0.9 2.6
White 5.0 3.8 8.8
Total 54.7 45.3 100.0

 

Source: Quarterly labour Force Survey, Q4 2018

 

 

Provincial Economically Active Population (EAP) by population group/race and gender (15-64yrs)

  Black African Coloured Indian/ Asian White Total
  Thousand
Western cape          
Male 637 769 24 271 1,702
Female 549 651 17 202 1,420
Total 1,187 1,421 42 473 3,121
           
Eastern cape          
Male 893 120 14 65 1,092
Female 872 119 5 64 1,060
Total 1,765 239 19 130 2,153
           
Northern Cape          
Male 122 98 0 20 241
Female 95 82   12 188
Total 217 180 0 32 429
           
Free State          
Male 603 9 4 32 647
Female 518 9 3 25 555
Total 1,120 18 7 57 1,202
           
KwaZulu-Natal          
Male 1,555 29 196 77 1,857
Female 1,519 26 110 49 1,703
Total 3,074 56 306 126 3,561
           
North West          
Male 712 15 9 33 768
Female 517 10   29 556
Total 1,229 25 9 61 1,325
           
Gauteng          
Male 3,308 101 125 549 4,082
Female 2,600 92 67 434 3,194
Total 5,907 193 192 983 7,276
           
Mpumalanga          
Male 921 6 3 68 998
Female 798 3 4 28 834
Total 1,719 9 7 96 1,832
           
Limpopo          
Male 944 16 16 28 1,004
Female 744 6 1 14 765
Total 1,688 22 17 42 1,769

 

 

  Black African Coloured Indian/ Asian White Total
  Per cent
Western cape          
Male 20.4 24.6 0.8 8.7 54.5
Female 17.6 20.9 0.6 6.5 45.5
Total 38.0 45.5 1.3 15.1 100.0
           
Eastern cape          
Male 41.5 5.6 0.6 3.0 50.7
Female 40.5 5.5 0.2 3.0 49.3
Total 82.0 11.1 0.9 6.0 100.0
           
Northern Cape          
Male 28.5 22.8 0.1 4.7 56.1
Female 22.0 19.0 0.0 2.8 43.9
Total 50.6 41.9 0.1 7.5 100.0
           
Free State          
Male 50.1 0.8 0.3 2.6 53.8
Female 43.1 0.7 0.3 2.1 46.2
Total 93.2 1.5 0.6 4.8 100.0
           
KwaZulu-Natal          
Male 43.7 0.8 5.5 2.2 52.2
Female 42.7 0.7 3.1 1.4 47.8
Total 86.3 1.6 8.6 3.5 100.0
           
North West          
Male 53.8 1.1 0.7 2.5 58.0
Female 39.0 0.8 0.0 2.2 42.0
Total 92.8 1.9 0.7 4.6 100.0
           
Gauteng          
Male 45.5 1.4 1.7 7.5 56.1
Female 35.7 1.3 0.9 6.0 43.9
Total 81.2 2.7 2.6 13.5 100.0
           
Mpumalanga          
Male 50.3 0.3 0.2 3.7 54.5
Female 43.6 0.2 0.2 1.5 45.5
Total 93.8 0.5 0.4 5.3 100.0
           
Limpopo          
Male 53.4 0.9 0.9 1.6 56.8
Female 42.1 0.3 0.0 0.8 43.2
Total 95.4 1.2 1.0 2.4 100.0
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