Number of Turkish citizens looking for job in Russia decreases
Baku, Azerbaijan, July 16
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
In January-June 2019, the number of Turkish citizens looking for job in Russia decreased, Trend reports referring to Turkish Employment Agency (ISKUR).
According to ISKUR, during the reported period, the number of Turkish citizens who visited Russia via the agency in order to find work decreased by 16.2 percent compared to the same period of 2018.
Russia is the most popular destination for Turkish citizens in order to find work, ISKUR noted.
In January-June 2019, 9,760 Turkish citizens went abroad through the agency, which is 13.2 percent less compared to the same period last year.
According to ISKUR, in June 2019, 117,857 Turkish citizens were provided with jobs in Turkey, which is 20 percent more compared to the same month last year.
Of those employed in June 2019 in Turkey, men and women accounted for 66.3 and 37.7 percent, respectively. Among them, 99.7 percent accounted for the private sector.
In June 2019, the number of unemployed in Turkey amounted to 4.417 million people, of which 50.5 percent were women and 49.5 percent were men.
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