According to the Secretary of State for Higher Education, Eugénio Alves da Silva, the "data were collected from 100 recognized institutions", of which 31 are public and 69 are private, thus making a total of 230,252 vacancies available.
Of the total number of vacancies available, most are from private institutions: of the 230,252 vacancies that exist, 200,392 are from private entities, while the remaining 29,860 vacancies concern public institutions.
"These data were collected from 100 recognized institutions, of which 31 are public and 69 are private. Thus, 230,252 vacancies are available, 200,392 for private institutions and 29,860 for public ones", indicated the Secretary of State, in statements to National Radio of Angola (RNA).
The official also mentions that compared to the previous academic year, there was an increase of around 30 percent: "Compared to the academic year 2022/2023, there was an increase of 69,562 vacancies, that is 30 percent more", he said, cited by RNA.
In percentage terms, the Social Sciences course has the highest percentage of vacancies with 48.6 percent. Also noteworthy are Engineering and Technologies (20.9 percent) and Medical and Health Sciences (18.5 percent).
"For the area of Social Sciences we have 48.6 percent of vacancies, in Engineering and Technologies 20.9 percent, Medium and Health Sciences 18.5 percent, Educational Sciences 8.1 percent, Humanities and Arts 3 .2 percent, Natural Sciences 0.4 percent and Agricultural Sciences 0.3 percent," said Eugénio Alves da Silva, quoted by RNA.
According to Angop, the new academic year (2023/2024) should start in October.