Labour market trend analysis - 1st quarter of 2017
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Category : Statistics and data
Publish Date : 01 Jun 2017
In 2017Q1, employment in the Eastern Cape has been largely driven by the tertiary sector contributing 71.4%, followed by secondary sector contributing 22.5% and then followed by primary sector contributing 6.0% to the total employment. Among the key sectors
that contributed to employment in the Eastern Cape in 2017Q1 was community and social services accounting 25.2%, followed by
trade which accounts 22.5%, construction accounting 11.7% and Finance accounting 11.2%. The manufacturing sector has slipped from being the fourth contributor to employment in the Eastern Cape to being the fifth contributor towards employment, contributing (10.3%).