Business visits of Turkish citizens to Russia decrease
Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 16
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
In January-October 2018, the number of Turkish citizens arrived in Russia through the Turkish Employment Agency (ISKUR) in search of work fell by 7.79 percent compared to the same period in 2017, ISKUR told Trend on Nov. 16.
In January-October 2018, 2,534 Turkish citizens arrived in Russia through ISKUR, which is 214 citizens less compared to the same period in 2017.
In October 2018, 407 Turkish citizens visited Russia through the Turkish Employment Agency.
In October 2018, via ISKUR, a total of 3,373 Turkish citizens went abroad searching for work.
According to the agency, in January-October 2018, 20,155 Turkish citizens left the country via ISKUR, which is 18.23 percent more compared to the same period in 2017.
In October 2018, 123,870 Turkish citizens were provided with work in Turkey, which is 9.2 percent more compared to the same month 2017.
In Turkey, in October, among those provided with jobs, 65 percent accounted for men, while the number of women accounted for 35 percent.
Among those employed in October 2018, 99.2 percent accounted for the private sector.
In January-October 2018, as a whole, 991,407 people were provided with jobs in Turkey.
A total of 3.215 million people were registered as unemployed in Turkey in October 2018. Fifty-two percent of them are women and 48 percent are men.
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