Question CW64 to the Minister of Employment and Labour

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31 March 2020 - CW64

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Labuschagne, Ms C to ask the Minister of Employment and Labour

What was the number of registered jobseekers compared to job vacancies that were advertised in the (a) 2016/17, (b) 2017/18 and 2018/19 financial years?


a) The total number of work seekers registered during 2016/17 financial year on the national Employment Services System South Africa (ESSA) of the Department was 650 593 and the total opportunities that the various employers advertised was 70 908.

b) Work seekers registered during 2017/18 was 872 746 and opportunities were 131 994.

c) Work seekers registered during 2018/19 was 888 547 and opportunities were 172 814.

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