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More than 100,000 jobs Were Recorded

Luanda-194,381 jobs have been recorded in the third quarter of 2015, in different sectors of the Angolan economy, reported today, in Luanda, the national director of employment, Leonel Bernardo.
The responsible spoke during a meeting for presentation of numbers of jobs generated by the economy, carried out by the Ministry of Public Administration, labour and Social Security, where noted that sectors that have generated more jobs were the transport, with 31 percent, with 26 percent Trade and energy and water with 20 percent.

According to the source, this report describes the result of the work done by the technical group Multssectorial for the treatment of numerical data on the job market (GTME).

Compared to the same period in 2014, there is an increase of 5, 3% of jobs generated in 2015, since last year at this time the national economy had generated 71689 jobs.

"Job creation is one of the key assumptions of the national development plan 2013/2017, as mirrored in the idea of the National Program of development that is the stability, growth and employment," he said.

He added that actions are being developed in order to diversify the economy and the strengthening of the national workforce qualifications, in order to create a setting that fosters the generation of employment opportunities, ensuring the improvement of the living conditions of citizens.

Also stressed that in the current international economic context, in which there is a fall in the price of a barrel of oil, and consequently in the generation of jobs in some sectors, only the ability to diversify the economy with the promotion of key sectors such as agriculture, Commerce, transport, will make it possible to significantly reduce the effects of a possible crisis in the field of the labour market.

"It is clear that the petroleum and financial sectors (two of the major driving forces of economic growth), are not particularly intensive use of manpower," he stressed.

For this reason, the Commission considers that agriculture, industry and other sectors to provide services are key to generating jobs and consequently in the search for balance and stabilization of the labor market.

Source: Angop

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