At JobnetAfrica we have, at the moment, close to 40 international jobs in different African countries and in all kind of areas. We found some interesting articles about which sectors are already big employers and are set to be even bigger. These are the 5 of the most popular sectors for jobs in Africa:
Africa’s largest economic sector is agriculture.
Agriculture is accounting for 15% of the continent’s GDP. The continent’s agro-ecological potential is larger than its current output, as is its food requirements.
Due to Africa’s booming economy and high urbanization rate, infrastructure will become vital to the continent’s growth. The continent also has a huge and profitable opportunity to explore and create green and sustainable energy.
Extractive activities in minerals and energy sectors are currently responsible for economic growth in the West African region. Mining is set to grow as the continent boasts ample natural resources.
4. Service Sector
The service sector has seen a boom in recent years as Africa’s middle class grows and has more purchasing power for services.
5. Information and Communication Technology
ICT is currently a major driver of economy on the continent, with mobile phone usage being the highest in the world primarily due to low internet connectivity.
You can read more about the most popular sectors for jobs in Africa on Africa.com.
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