01 March 2020 - CW66
Labuschagne, Ms C to ask the Minister of Employment and Labour
(a) How many disabled jobseekers are currently registered compared to the number of job vacancies and (b) how many such persons were placed in employment in the (i) 2017/18 and (ii) 2018/19 financial years?
(a) The total number of work seekers with disabilities registered on the Employment Services System South Africa (ESSA) during 2017/18 was 6 197 and the total opportunities registered were 131 994.
(b) The total number of registered people with disabilities during 2018/19 were 6 307 and the total opportunities registered were 172 814.
(i) The total number of registered people with disabilities placed during 2017/18 were 594 and;
(ii) the total placed during 2018/19 was 604.