Unemployment rate declared in Azerbaijan


September 16, Fineko/abc.az. According to preliminary data, as of 1 September 2020 the number of economically active population exceeded 5.238 million people, including 4.88 million employed persons.

ABC.AZ reports with reference to the State Statistics Committee that country’s unemployment rate made up 7.2%.

As of 1 August of this year, the number of employees amounted to 1.68 million people, including 909,800 people in the public sector of the economy and 771,400 people in the private sector. 34,100 people worked in the oil & gas sector of the economy and over 1.647 million people in the nonoil sector.