Number of hired employees in Azerbaijan grows
Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 11
As of August 1, 2019, the number of hired employees in Azerbaijan increased by 4.6 percent and amounted to 1.613 million people compared to the same period of 2018,Trend reports referring to the Azerbaijani State Statistics Committee.
Some 902,400 of people were employed in the public sector, while 711,400 people - in the private sector.
Of the total number of employees, 20.5 percent of people were employed in education sector, 18 percent - in trade sector, 13.2 percent - in industrial sector, 8.3 percent - in healthcare sector and social services sector, 7.5 percent – construction sector, 6.9 percent - in governance and defense, social security, 4.6 percent - transportation and storage services sector.
Some 3.4 percent of people were engaged in professional, scientific and technical activity, 3.3 percent - in agriculture, forestry and fishery sectors, 1.7 percent - in finance and insurance sectors and 12.6 percent in other sectors of the economy.
The average monthly salary increased by 8.4 percent and amounted to 587.7 manats in the country in January-July 2019 compared to the same period of 2018.
The average monthly salary was higher in mining, finance and insurance, professional, scientific, technical, information and communication, construction, as well as transportation and storage services sectors.