Number of Turkish citizens looking for job in Turkmenistan down
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Mar. 13
By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:
The number of Turkish citizens looking for job in Turkmenistan decreased from January 2020 through February 2020, Turkish Employment Agency (İŞKUR) told Trend on March 13.
The number of Turkish citizens visiting Turkmenistan to find work through İŞKUR dropped by almost 17.9 percent for the mentioned period, compared to same period of 2019, the agency said.
According to the agency, 32 Turkish citizens visited Turkmenistan via İŞKUR during the reporting period.
In January-February 2020, 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 through this agency in Turkey, which is 8.3 percent more compared to February 2019.
Some 35 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.
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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