Job Creation Report Q1 2015
In the first quarter of 2015, the total number of jobs created in the economy was 469,070 jobs, this is an increase of 26.95 per cent (99,585) over the number of jobs in the preceding quarter and 94.7 per cent more than the total number of jobs recorded in the same period of 2014. In the formal sector, 130,941 new jobs were generated, representing 27.92 per cent of total jobs generated in the first quarter of 2015. This is a decline of 5.13percent (7,085) when compared to the fourth quarter of 2014 but a 72.3percent increase when compared to the same period in 2014.
Data source: National Bureau of Statistics