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

93.4% Zimbabweans are employed, claims Zimstat

AT least only 6,6 percent of the economically active Zimbabwean population of 5,6 million people is unemployed with the majority of those that are working found in the agriculture sector, a new survey...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 May 2018


Chiri audit exposes rot at ZimStats

An audit report on the operations of the Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (ZimStats) has unearthed massive mismanagement of funds and assets that could have prejudiced the government of millions of...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 December 2017


Manufactured exports below 9%

Zimbabwe's exports have taken a knock from the struggling manufacturing sector which is operating at around 37 percent of installed capacity.Latest trade figures from the Zimbabwe National Statistical...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 July 2014


SA remains Zim's largest trading partner

South Africa remained Zimbabwe's largest trading partner for the 11 months to November 2013. Latest trade figures from Zimbabwe's statistical office Zimstat showed that the country imported prod...

By Fin24 | Published: 16 January 2014


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


Zim official census results out

Zimbabwe on Monday officially released the 2012 population census results after the Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (ZimStat) completed the data processing exercise. However, figures released do n...

By New Ziana | Published: 10 December 2013


Zimstats to update GDP figures

THE Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency will soon release fresh statistics of Gross Domestic Product figures reflecting the contribution of small to medium enterprises to economic growth.SMEs have al...

By Business Reporter | Published: 11 October 2013


ZNCC urges members to comply with Zimstats demands

Zimbabwe national Chamber of Commerce says it will put in place initiatives and campaigns to make sure that its members provide Zimbabwe National Statistical Agency with requisite data that will enabl...

By Staff reporter | Published: 24 September 2013


Zimbabwe's trade deficit widens to $2.4bn

Zimbabwe's trade deficit widened to $2.37bn in the six months to June after imports of $3.92 bln and exports amounted to $1.546m.South Africa remained Zimbabwe's biggest trading partner in the six mon...

By Staff reporter | Published: 25 July 2013


June CPI slows to 1.87%

Zimbabwe's year-on-year inflation rate for the month of June 2013 as measured by the all items Consumer Price Index stood at 1.87% shedding 0.33 percentage points on the May 2013 rate of 2.2%, the Zim...

By Business reporter | Published: 16 July 2013


Zimstats adopts new CPI formula

Zimbabwe Statistics Agency has adopted a new Consumer Price Index (CPI) formula, with new weights and classifications in line with international guidelines. The new CPI takes effect from January, 20...

By Staff reporter | Published: 10 June 2013


Zimstat: SA continues to be Zim's main trading partner

Zimbabwe's trade with South Africa reached US$5,8  billion in 2012 although the neighbouring nation enjoyed a trade surplus.Official data from the Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (Zimstat) ...

By Staff Reporter | Published: 10 June 2013

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