In this report the author describes the Manpower Surveys, which were undertaken from 1965 to 1994.
DataFirst has acquired some data from these surveys and placed them on the DataFirst web portal for public access. The author describes the data that has been made available and provides some basic descriptive analysis of the data, with the aim of giving an introduction to the data and encouraging other researchers to make use of it.
This research was funded under the Private Enterprise Development in Low-Income Countries (PEDL) Programme
Kerr, A. An introduction to the Manpower Survey Data. A DataFirst Technical Paper 32. Cape Town: DataFirst, University of Cape Town (2015) 15 pp