Number of Turkish citizens looking for job in Ukraine grows
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Mar. 12
By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:
The number of Turkish citizens looking for job in Ukraine increased from January through February 2020, Turkish Employment Agency (İŞKUR) told Trend.
The number of Turkish citizens visiting Ukraine to find work through İŞKUR increased by 13 times for the mentioned period, compared to same period of 2019.
In particular, 14 Turkish citizens visited Ukraine via İŞKUR.
During this period, 3,046 Turkish citizens went abroad through İŞKUR, which is 11.5 percent less compared to the same period of 2019.
In February 2020, over 85,071 citizens were provided with jobs via this agency in Turkey, which is 8.3 percent more compared to February 2019.
Thirty-five percent of the total number of employed citizens accounted for women and 65 percent for men.
In February 2020, 98.9 percent of the total number of citizens provided with jobs accounted for the private sector, İŞKUR said.
In the reporting period, the number of unemployed in Turkey amounted to 3.4 million people, 50.4 percent of which are women, and 49.6 percent are men.
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