Average unemployment benefit exceeds 141 manat in Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan, Baku, Nov. 16 / Trend N.Ismayilova /
As of Nov. 1, there were 39,100 unemployed people, including 43.6 percent - women in Azerbaijan, the State Statistics Committee reported. Four unemployed claim for one vacancy in the country
During the reported period, the economically active people in Azerbaijan made up 4,342,400 including 1,363,900 people as hired workers. Of the hired people, 855,300 people work in the public sector and 488,700 -in private.
Of the hired employees involved in the production spheres: 20.2 percent in industry, 5 percent in construction, 2.9 percent in agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2.6 percent in extracting and 5.9 in processing, 25.5 percent in education, 19.9 percent in wholesale and retail trade, repair of automobiles, home wares and personal things, 10 percent in health and social services, 5.7 percent in transport, 1.8 percent- communications, 3.9 percent in state government and defense, 1.8 percent in communal, 0.6 percent - in real estate transactions and 0.9 percent - other sectors.
Average unemployment benefit is 141.8 manat .