Occupations in high demand in South Africa: a technical report

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The purpose of this technical report is to present the background, the theoretical debates, the methodologies and processes leading to the development of the 2018 list of Occupations in High Demand (OIHD) for South Africa. The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) defines OIHD as those occupations that show relatively strong employment growth, or are experiencing shortages in the labour market. More specifically, occupations are said to be in high demand if they: (1) have shown relatively strong employment growth over the past five years; (2) are currently showing relatively...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Employment; Labour market; Skills and knowledge; Research; Statistics

Keywords: Occupation; Labour demand; Labour shortage; Employment opportunity; Employment projection; Measurement; Skill needs; Skill shortage; Statistical method; Research method; Literature review; Planning of education and training

Geographic subjects: South Africa; Africa

Published: Pretoria, South Africa: Labour Market Intelligence Partnership, Human Sciences Research Council, 2017

Physical description: x, 110 p.

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Series: LMIP report; no. 37

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 133.144

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