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Number of job seekers from Turkey in Russia plummets in 1H2020

Business Materials 25 July 2020 09:04
Number of job seekers from Turkey in Russia plummets in 1H2020

BAKU, Azerbaijan, July 24

By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:

The number of job seekers from Turkey in Russia significantly decreased in the first six months of 2020, Turkish Employment Agency (İŞKUR) told Trend on July 24.

According to the agency, over the reporting period, 276 Turkish citizens visited Russia to find work through İŞKUR, which is 76 percent less compared to the same period in 2019.

In general, 4,622 Turkish citizens went abroad via İŞKUR, which is 52.6 percent less than from January through June 2019.

In June 2020, 67,832 citizens were provided with jobs through this agency in Turkey.

Some 65.2 percent of the total number of employed citizens accounted for women and 34.8 percent for men.

In June 2020, 96.9 percent of the total number of citizens provided with jobs accounted for the private sector, İŞKUR said.

The number of unemployed in Turkey in the reporting month amounted to over 3.3 million people, 34.6 percent of whom are women, and 52.5 percent are men.

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