Number of persons engaged in economy and salaries
For the state of October 1, 2016 number of employees engaged in the country economy were 1516.4 thousand person and 886.7 thousand of them were the employees of the public sector and 629.7 thousand person were the employees of the private sector.
22.0% of employees were engaged in education, 18.9% in trade; repair of transport means, 12.9% in industry, 8.8% in health and social services, 7.1% in public administration and defence; social security, 6.5% in construction, 4.6% in transport and warehouse, 3.7% in professional, scientific and technical activity, 3.1% in agriculture, forestry and fishing, 1.7% in finance and insurance and 10.7% in other fields of economy.
On January-September, 2016 compared to corresponding period of the previous year average monthly nominal salary of employees engaged in the country economy increased by 6.4% and made 490.5 AZN. Average monthly salary in the sphere of mining industry, finance and insurance, construction, information and communication, as well as professional, scientific and technical activity was higher.