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EMPLOYMENT STATISTICS

Breakdown of South African workforce, numbers1, 2
2012
2011 2010 2009 2008
Gauteng 532 559 488 557 736
Limpopo 24,645 24,654 23,416 23,235 28,002
North West 25,555 143 24,463 26,744 29,233
Mpumalanga 141 25,913 142 145 132
Total own employees 50,873 51,269 48,509 50,681 58,103
Contracting staff2
         
Labour hire 610 516 400 941 3,779
Contractors 3,635 5,721 5,113 13,073 23,444
Total contracting staff 4,245 6,237 5,513 14,014 27,223
Employment creation in provinces, numbers
         
Gauteng (27) 71 (69) (161) 107
Limpopo (9) 1,238 181 (4,767) 2,655
North West (358) 1,450 (2,281) (2,489) 3,928
Mpumalanga (2) 1 (3) 13 12
Total own employees (396) 2,760 (2,172) (7,404) 6,699
Labour turnover in South Africa, percentage (including voluntary separation packages)
         
Gauteng 0,12 6.12 11.99 14.88 8.5
Limpopo 2.39 6.70 9.17 8.84 9.4
North West 0.02 7.13 8.96 12.06 2.4
Mpumalanga 3.05 1.86 9.68 3.35 6.7
Company turnover 5.58 7.03 9.1 9.78 6.7
1 Workforce numbers based as at 31 December 2010.
2 2008 contracting staff and workforce breakdown numbers have been restated.
3 A further 1,072 employees are employed at our Unki operations in Zimbabwe.