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382 Million in Africa's Workforce Today and 122 Million more in 8 Years

Africa at work: Job creation

Infographic posted by Courtney on the Workforce in Africa today (CC-license-NC-BY)


Courtney writes about the great entrepreneurial opportunities in Africa, stressing the fact that 122 million more workers are expected in 2020. Chris adds that the sector with the greater potential for job growth is agriculture while Devarajan points out the informal sector makes for 70 to 80 percent of the total labor force.  The original data were published in the report “Africa at work: Job creation and inclusive growth” by the McKinsey Global Institute.

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