Lowest In Demand Jobs in South Africa.

There are some job categories in which are not in demand compared to others, that means it will be hard for anyone with qualifications of those categories to a get a job. However, it all depends on the province and specific location, for example, a low demand job in Limpopo may be a high demand job in Gauteng.

Research by employment agencies and jobs sites like Adzuna has also come up with detailed information on Low Demand Jobs in South Africa. In this article, i analysed a number of jobs sites to see which jobs were less advertised by province.


Being the most populous City of South Africa, Johannesburg is the number one jobs hot spot in the country. Many multinationals are based in this city and its one of the three capitals cities. However, there are some jobs which are low in demand in this city. According to research, the lowest in Demand Jobs in Johannesburg are Health Care Jobs, Retail Jobs and Human Resource Jobs. They are less in demand compared to others.

Cape Town

This is the second most populous city in South Africa and also one of the three capitals cities. Cape Town has a high demand for jobs inn South Africa only second to Johannesburg. The lowest in demand Jobs in Cape Town are Logistics Jobs, Customer Services Jobs and Manufacturing Jobs.


Pretoria is second largest city in the province of Gauteng and one of three capital cities. With a population of around 3 million people, Pretoria has a lot of jobs to offer for job seekers in South Africa. However, there are jobs which are harder to get compared to the rest when you are in this city, these include; Customer Service Jobs, Health Care Jobs and Logistics Jobs.


The port city of Durban is another South African job seekers favorite , its found in the province of KwaZulu-Natal. Though Durban has a lot of Jobs to offer, the lowest In demand Jobs in the city are Construction Jobs, Manufacturing Jobs and Retail Jobs. Those are the least advertised in the City.

East Rand

This city in the province Gauteng is another jobs hotspot in the Country. It has one of the highest number of advertised job in the country. That said, some jobs low in demand meaning that few advertisers are putting such jobs on offer, these include; Construction Jobs, Retails Jobs and Information Technology Jobs .

The lowest In demand jobs data above is a result of advertised Jobs on different Jobs websites and newspaper data in South Africa. However, that does not mean that those jobs can not be found in those cities, actually, there are many, though not compared to the rest. However, you may find that those same jobs categories are in high demand in other places.