South African Cultural Observatory

SACO's Employment Report Cited by Gauteng Premier Mr David Makhura

BY 18.02.19

The South African Cultural Observatory's Employment Report was referenced in the Gaurteng State of the Province Address by Mr David Makhura.

He notes that  Gauteng is the creative pulse of our beautiful continent of Africa and according to the  South  African  Cultural  Observatory,  the  total cultural/creative  employment  in  South  Africa  accounted  for 6.72% of all jobs in the country. Gauteng accounts for 146 729 (37%)  of  these  jobs,  "confirming  that  we  have  a  comparative advantage in creative sector employment" said Mr Makhura.

Read the full speech here 

Download the full report: Employment in the Cultural and Creative Industries in South Africa listed under SACO Research Papers.

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