Survey: 840,000 jobs created last year
SEE ALSO :Are you ready for the job market?Formal employment in the manufacturing sector increased by 1.4 per cent to 307,592 persons in 2018 accounting for 11.1 per cent of the total formal employment. The number of local employees working in Export Processing Zone (EPZ) enterprises rose from 54,764 persons in 2017 to 56,945 persons in 2018. Credit advanced to the Sector by commercial banks and industrial financial institutions rose from Sh 315.3 billion in 2017 to Sh335.7 billion in 2018. Construction Sector Wage employment in the sector grew by 2.2 per cent from 167,000 persons in 2017 to 171,000 persons in 2018.
SEE ALSO :Are you ready for job market?The approved Government expenditure on housing in 2018/19 is expected to increase by 57.3 per cent to Sh29.0 billion to finance housing flagship projects.
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