The jobs expected to be available for Africa's youth from now - 2035

Youths working on building the Maritime University are pictured in Gbaramatu kingdom, in Delta State, Nigeria June 18, 2017. Picture taken June 18, 2017.

Research predicts that IWOSS will account for 60 percent or more of new jobs in Ghana, Rwanda, Senegal, and South Africa. Image: REUTERS/Paul Carsten

Mary Blankenship
Student Researcher, University of Nevada
Christina Golubski
Director, Africa Growth Initiative at Brookings.
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Projected share of new jobs created by 2035 by sectoral grouping
IWOSS jobs are expected to have a large share of new jobs in a number of Africa countries. Image: Washington, DC: Brookings Institution, 2021)

Share of female employment by IWOSS sector
Share of female employment by IWOSS sector. Image: Washington, DC: Brookings Institution, 2021

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Skill gap by skill category and sector
Skill gap by skill category and sector Image: Washington, DC: Brookings Institution, 2021
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