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African Department

Contents

  • Abstract

  • I. Introduction

  • II. Output and Demographic Transformation in Sub-Saharan Africa

  • III. The Baseline Projection: Methodology, Data, and Results

  • IV. Projecting Employment Forward: Methodology and Results for 2010

  • V. Where Will Sub-Saharan Africa Work in 2020?

  • VI. Concluding Thoughts

  • Table

  • Table 1. Sub-Saharan Africa: Country Groups

  • Table 2. Sub-Saharan Africa and High Growth Comparators: Employed Population 15–64, 2010

  • Table 3. Sub-Saharan Africa: Growth by Sector, Averages 2005–10

  • Table 4. Elasticity Parameters

  • Table 5. Selected Countries: Difference Between Predicted and Actual Employment Outcomes

  • Table 6. Sub-Saharan Africa: Growth by Sector

  • Table 7. Selected Countries: Industry Growth, Average 2000–10

  • Table 8. Sub-Saharan Africa: Industry Growth

  • Figures

  • Figure 1. Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia: Real GDP Growth

  • Figure 2. Sub-Saharan Africa Selected Regions: Development of Sectoral Output Shares

  • Figure 3. Sub-Saharan Africa: Population by Age Group, 2005–20

  • Figure 4: Sub-Saharan Africa: Baseline Distribution of Employment by Country Type and Sector, 2005

  • Figure 5: Sub-Saharan Africa: Share of Public Sector in Wage Employment, 2005

  • Figure 6. Sub-Saharan Africa: Estimated Distribution of Employment by Country Type and Sector, 2010

  • Figure 7. Sub-Saharan Africa: Gross Job Flows, 2005–10

  • Figure 8. Sub-Saharan Africa: Estimated Distribution of Employment by Country Type and Sector, 2020

  • Figure 9. Sub-Saharan Africa: Net New Jobs by Sector, 2020

  • Figure 10. Sub-Saharan Africa: Gross Job Flows, 2010–20

  • Figure 11. Sub-Saharan Africa: Changes in Wage Industry Jobs

  • Figure 12. Sub-Saharan Africa: Alternative Employment Distribution for 2020

  • Figure 13. Sub-Saharan Africa: Wage Jobs as Share of Future Labor Force

  • Appendix

  • References

Africa's Got Work to Do: Employment Prospects in the New Century
Author: Ms. Louise Fox, Cleary Haines, Ms. Jorge Huerta Munoz, and Mr. Alun H. Thomas