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Africa has the world’s fastest-growing labor force but needs jobs growth to catch up

Published on November 20, 2015

Over the last five years, Africa has seen the highest rate of population growth at about 2.5% annually and by 2050 a quarter of the world’s population will be on the continent.

Put another way, of the 2.4 billion new people on the planet by 2050, 1.3 billion of them will come from the continent, based on data from theUN World Population Prospects (pdf). Read more. Source | Quartz Africa