Careers, Jobs and Education Resources for: South Africa


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South Africa Fast Facts:

Location, Location, Location: South Africa is located in the southern-most portion of the African continent. The terrain includes wide interior plateau enclosed by rugged hills.

Government: South Africa is governed as a republic with a recently revised constitution and democratically elected president.

Size Matters: The total land area of South Africa is 1,219,090 sq km, ranking as the 26th largest country in the world.

Cities: The five largest cities in South Africa are Johannesburg, Durban, Cape Town, East Rand and Pretoria, respectively.

Did You Know? South Africa maintains three capital cities: the executive capital city of Pretoria, the judicial capital city of Bloemfontein and the legislative capital city of Cape Town.

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Economic Overview

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Sources: Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

South Africa Careers and Employment: 

Population:  As of July 2009, South Africa’s population was estimated at 49,052, 289, the 34th most populous country in the world.

Business Environment:  South Africa was ranked the 32nd best country in the world for business in a 2009 Doingbusiness.com ranking.

Top Industries:  In terms of paid jobs, the labor force in 2007 was comprised of services (65%), industry (26%) and agriculture (9%).

Taxes:  South Africa sanctions a Corporate Income Tax of 28%; an Individual Income Tax of 0-40%; and a Value Added Tax of 14%.

Quality of Life:  In a recent “Quality of Living Global City Ranking” by Mercer, Cape Town was ranked as the 87th best city in the world.

Weather:  South Africa typically experiences a semi-arid climate ranging to subtropical along the eastern coast.

K-12:  South Africa sustains over 28,000 primary education schools spanning from grades 1 to 12. In recent times, the country introduced new educational technologies to a previously antiquated schooling system.

College Education:  More than a million students are enrolled in South Africa’s various universities of higher education, which are all autonomous and free of government control.

South Africa Economics:

In General:  South Africa is widely considered an emerging marketplace with a vast supply of natural resources and relatively well developed financial, communications and energy sectors.

Services:  The services sector typically makes up the greatest proportion of  South Africa’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and labor force. A budding tourism industry and growing financial activities lead the services sector.

Industry:  South Africa is the largest energy producer and consumer in Africa. In addition, the nation’s mining industry is a worldwide leader, producing a great portion of the world’s supply of diamonds as well as many additional valuable metals and minerals.

Agriculture:  South Africa excels as a net exporter of farming goods, boasting a large agricultural sector. The commercial farming sector is moderately well developed, led by corn, sugar, citrus and wine.

A Closer Look:  South Africa boasts the 25th largest Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the world according to 2008 estimates.

Did you know?  The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) is the largest stock exchange on the African continent and the 17th largest in the world.

Sources:  In addition to specific citations noted in this “Career Information” section, supplementary source materials include:  the CIA World Factbook, Worldwidetax.com and Wikipedia.com.


278 South Africa Jobs Found


Currently seeking an enthusiastic software developer passionate about technology and programing and a particulare backend focus, a candidate seekin...
Nigel Frank International - Cape Town - posted about 18 hours ago
BI Specialist - Edenvale My client is a leading financial company in Edenvale. They currently require an BI Developer to join them on a new BI impl...
Nigel Frank International - Johannesburg - posted about 18 hours ago
A client in an continuous developing industry are looking for a highly motivated Mid Level Full Stack Developer who is a team player to be a part o...
Nigel Frank International - Cape Town - posted about 18 hours ago
Intermediate BI Developer - Cape Town My client is a leading technology company in Cape Town who focus on data analytics and data warehouse develop...
Nigel Frank International - Cape Town - posted 1 day ago
Senior .NET Developer - up to R75,000 CTC International consultancy based in Cape Town, looking for an experienced C#Developer to join their expand...
Nigel Frank International - Cape Town - posted 1 day ago
Responsibilities for the Senior Payroll Software Consultant Implementation of enterprise payroll business software Oversite of payroll build and GL...
Washington Frank - Sandton - posted 1 day ago
High growing client has urgent need to fill a senior PHP developer roll working in a team with several senior developers, in a relaxed not corporat...
Nigel Frank International - Johannesburg - posted 1 day ago
MS SSRS BI Developer - Sandton My client is one of South Africa's fastest growing Ecommerce companies. They currently requires a SSRS Developer to ...
Nigel Frank International - Johannesburg - posted 1 day ago
Intermediate Software Developer - Cape Town My client, is looking for 3 x intermeidate full stack web developers who have proven experience within ...
Nigel Frank International - Cape Town - posted 1 day ago
Responsibilities for the Senior Payroll Software Consultant Implementation of enterprise payroll business software Oversite of payroll build and GL...
Washington Frank - Sandton - posted 1 day ago
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