Labour demand in the Western Cape has on average outpaced the rest of SA over the past decade, a study conducted by Labour Market Intelligence shows, underscoring the province’s reputation as a key driver of the country’s economic growth.

The pilot study, which forms part of the department higher education and training’s national list of occupations in high demand (OIHD), shows employment prospects are better in the Western Cape than the rest of the country, bolstering the DA’s argument the region is a job-creating hub...

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