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Western Cape leads with the biggest decrease in unemployment year-on-year

# The Western Cape has welcomed Statistics South Africa’s latest Quarterly Labour Force Survey that indicated progress as unemployment in the province nears the 20-percent mark. Provincial MEC for Finance and Economic Opportunities, Mireille Wenger, highlights a 2.2 percentage point decrease year-on-year, in unemployment, the largest in South Africa. However, Wenger urges Finance minister Enoch Godongwana to prioritise the most vulnerable in fiscal policy.