Education Series Volume VI: Education and Labour Market Outcomes in South Africa, 2018

February 25, 2020

Two out of ten (19,9%) of the total South African population were Generation X adults, while more than one-third of the population (35,3%), were Millennials, and the majority (45,5%) were the Born-free generation, this is according to the 2018 Education and Labour Market Outcomes in South Africa report released by Statistics South Africa today. The Born-free Millennials aged 19–24 years make 10,2% of the total population. Millennials  made the largest share of the working-age population (54,1%) followed by Generation X adults (30,5%) and Born-free Millennials aged 19–24 years who made up 15,7% of the working-age population.