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Thursday, 08 January 2015 17:00

1.8% of hired employees in Azerbaijan involved in ICT sector

The State Statistical Committee (SSC) of Azerbaijan has released statistics on the number of employees and wages in the country’s economy, Caspian Energy News (www.caspianenergy.net) reports with reference to the press service of the Ministry of Communication and High Technologies of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

The SSC reports that as of December 1, 2014, the number of hired employees in the economy of Azerbaijan amounted to 1507.7 thousand people, of which 883.7 thousand people have been working in the public sector, 624.0 thousand people - in the private sector. 1.8% of hired employees were involved in the field of information and communication technologies (ICT).

 

According to SSC, in January-November of 2014, the average salary of the hired employees in the economy of Azerbaijan amounted to AZN 442.1. Average monthly wages were higher in such spheres of economy, as mining industry, finance and insurance activities, information and communication, trade, scientific and technical activities and construction.

 

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