The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)  published a new data, in particular, 10.3 million jobs were recorded in the world renewable energy sector in 2017, 3.4 million of which were in the solar energy sector. About 5.3% growth was recorded in 2016 and on average 1.5% growth within 2012-2017. It is interesting to note that 43% of the total number of new jobs in the world fell to China. Meanwhile, 2.2 million of  3.4 million jobs of the solar energy sector are also part of China. Japan ranks second position with 0.28 million jobs, the United States with 0.22 million jobs, India with 0.18 millions jobs, Bangladesh with 0.13 millions jobs, Malaysia and Germany with 0.5 millions jobs etc.

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