2121-Mathematicians, Actuaries and Statisticians

Job Title: 

Mathematicians, Actuaries and Statisticians

Job Description: 

Mathematicians, actuaries and statisticians conduct research and improve or develop mathematical, actuarial and statistical concepts, theories and operational methods and techniques and advise on or engage in their practical application in such fields as engineering, business and social and other sciences.


Advising on or applying mathematical principles, models and techniques to a wide range of tasks in the fields of engineering, natural, social or life sciences

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212101 - Actuary
Description : Analyses mathematical, statistical, demographic, financial or economic data to predict and assess the long-term risk involved in financial decisions and planning.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Actuary Manager, Average Adjuster

212102 - Mathematician
Description : Develops and applies mathematical principles and techniques to solve problems in all areas of the sciences, engineering, technology, social sciences, business, industry or commerce.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Operations Research Analyst

212103 - Statistician
Description : Designs and applies statistical principles and techniques for collecting, organising and interpreting quantifiable data, and uses statistical methodologies to produce statistical reports and analyses for government, commercial and other purposes.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Biometrician, Demographer, Demographic Analyst, Epidemiologist, Geostatistician, Population Analyst, Reporting Analyst, Statistical Analyst, Statistical GIS Specialist, Statistical Methodologist, Statistical Modeller

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Source : Organising Framework for Occupations (OFO) 2013, Department of Higher Education and Training, Republic of South Africa