February 17, 2021

The number of labor contracts in Azerbaijan for 2018-2020 increased by 30%. This is the result of work to expand employment opportunities and legalize labor relations, according to the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Population. According to the department, over three years the total number of employment contracts increased by 393 thousand and is 1 million 703.2 thousand as of January 1, 2021. At the same time, only last year, 149 thousand new employment contracts were concluded. For 2018-2020, the growth in the number of employment contracts in the private sector was 63%, and in the public sector – 10%, according to the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Population. According to the State Statistics Committee, at the beginning of 2019, the number of hired workers in Azerbaijan was 1 million 551.7 thousand, and in 2020 – 1 million 646.6 thousand people. The Ministry of Labor has disclosed data at the beginning of this year – 1 million 703.2 thousand people. As can be seen from these official figures, in three years the number of hired workers increased by 151.5 thousand people. Commenting on more than two-fold discrepancies

 

Source: Turan News Agency

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