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Employment trips of Turkish citizens to Georgia dramatically drop

Turkey Materials 19 November 2018 14:34

Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 19

By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:

In January-October 2018, the number of Turkish citizens arriving in Georgia through the Turkish Employment Agency (ISKUR) in search of work fell by 97.59 percent compared to the same period in 2017, ISKUR told Trend on Nov. 19.

In January-October 2018, nine Turkish citizens arrived in Georgia through ISKUR, which is 364 citizens less compared to the same period in 2017.

In October 2018, no Turkish citizen visited Georgia through the Turkish Employment Agency.

In October 2018, a total of 3,373 Turkish citizens went abroad searching for work via ISKUR.

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 in 2017.

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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