Number of persons engaged in economy and salaries
For the state of May 1, 2020 number of employees engaged in the country economy compared to the corresponding period of the previous year increased by 92.8 thousand person or 5.9 percent and made 1676.1 thousand person, 926.6 thousand of them were the employees of the public sector and 749.5 thousand person were the employees of the non-public sector.
19.9 percent of employees were engaged in education, 17.9 percent in trade; repair of transport means, 12.9 percent in industry, 8.0 percent in health and social services provided to population, 7.8 percent in construction, 6.8 percent in public administration and defence; social security, 4.5 percent in transport and warehouse, 3.4 percent in professional, scientific and technical activity, 3.4 percent in agriculture, forestry and fishing, 1.7 percent in finance and insurance and 13.7 percent in other fields of economy.
In January-April 2020 average monthly nominal salary of employees engaged in the country economy compared to the corresponding period of the previous year increased by 26.7 percent and made 736.2 manats. Average monthly nominal salary in the sphere of mining industry, finance and insurance, professional, scientific and technical activity, information and communication, as well as transportation and storage was higher.