Azerbaijan says economically active population exceeds 4.327 million

Azerbaijan says economically active population exceeds 4.327 million
# 18 September 2009 11:02 (UTC +04:00)
Baku. Nijat Mustafayev - APA-ECONOMICS. As at August 1, Azerbaijan’s economically active population reached 4 327 800, of which 4 067 200 are employed, said the State Statistical Committee.

The number of contract workers reached 1 377 800.

The number of foreigners working in Azerbaijan reached about 5 000 according to official statistics.

About 1 400 foreigners are employed in industry, 1 600 in construction, 700 in real estate market, 600 in wholesale and retail trade, repair of motor vehicles, household appliances and personal effects, 400 in education and 300 in other areas

Foreign nationals employed by enterprises and organizations make up only 0.1% of the economically active population in the country.

Employment agencies listed 43 352 people as jobless, of which 44.9% were women.
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