Most of women entrepreneurs are located in Baku


April 20, Fineko/abc.az. As of 1 April the number of individual entrepreneurs increased and exceeded 1 million.

ABC.AZ was informed at the State Statistics Committee that 78.7% of the individual entrepreneurs were men, and 21.3% were women.

Women make up 31% of the total number of active entrepreneurs in the field of “provision of services in other spheres”, 23.8% in the field of “agriculture, forestry and fisheries” and 20.8% in the field of “trade; repair of vehicles".

30.7% of women entrepreneurs are registered in Baku, 17.9% in Aran, 16.1% in Ganja economic region, the rest in other economic regions.

The distribution of the gender and age composition of individual entrepreneurs by region shows that the share of women entrepreneurs is higher than the national average in Baku (23.4%), Ganja-Gazakh (24.9%), Nakhchivan Autonomous Region (22.5%), and Lankaran (21.6%).