Number of persons engaged in economy and salaries
For the state of June 1, 2019 number of employees engaged in the country economy compared to the corresponding period of the previous year increased by 2.9 percent and made 1590.7 thousand person and 898.0 thousand of them were the employees of the public sector and 692.7 thousand person were the employees of the private sector.
21.0 percent of employees were engaged in education, 18.4 percent in trade; repair of transport means, 13.1 percent in industry, 8.4 percent in health and social services provided to population, 7.2 percent in construction, 6.9 percent in public administration and defence; social security, 4.6 percent in transport and warehouse, 3.4 percent in professional, scientific and technical activity, 3.1 percent in agriculture, forestry and fishing, 1.6 percent in finance and insurance and 12.3 percent in other fields of economy.
In January-May 2019 average monthly nominal salary of employees engaged in the country economy compared to the corresponding period of the previous year increased by 7.9 percent and made 583.7 AZN. Average monthly nominal salary in the sphere of mining industry, finance and insurance, professional, scientific and technical activity, information and communication, transportation and storage, as well as construction was higher.