Figures of the week: Sub-Saharan Africa’s labor market in 2017

From Brookings Topics - Labor Policy
January 11, 2017 - 1:40pm

The International Labor Organization (ILO) states that employment prospects in sub-Saharan Africa are presently stagnating due to low productivity attributed to the region’s lack of economic diversification. Table 1 shows the evolution of the African labor market over the last 16 years and the predictions for 2017. Labor force participation has slightly improved, a small […]        



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