Jobs in South Africa

Jobs in South Africa

by Jose Marc Castro on August 8, 2007

South Africa is the continent’s largest economy.  Half a million new jobs were created in just one year and 1.6 million jobs over a five-year period.  The trade industry, which employs more than three million people, accounts for 24 % of new jobs; the service industry, which employs 2.3 million people, accounts for 18% and manufacturing, with its 1.7 million labor force, accounts for 13.6%. Unemployment dipped slightly from 26.7% in 2005 to 25.5% in 2006.  [click to continue…]

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