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Number of Turkish citizens looking for job in Georgia grows

Turkey Materials 11 March 2020 19:42
Number of Turkish citizens looking for job in Georgia grows

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Mar. 11

By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:

The number of Turkish citizens looking for job in Georgia increased from January through February 2020, Trend reports referring to the Turkish Employment Agency (İŞKUR) on March 11.

During the reported period, 16 Turkish citizens who visited Georgia via İŞKUR, which is 7 times more compared to the first two months of 2019.

In total, 3,046 Turkish citizens went abroad via the agency from January through February 2020, which is 11.5 percent less compared to the same period in 2019.

In February 2020, 85,071 citizens were provided with job via this agency in Turkey, which is 8.3 percent more compared to the same month last year.

Out of the total number of employed persons, 35 percent are women, 65 percent are men.

As reported, 98.9 percent of the total number of the employed persons in February 2020 accounted for the private sector.

In February 2020, the number of unemployed persons in Turkey amounted to 3.451 million people, 50.4 percent of which were women, and 49.6 percent were men.

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