As of October 2018, the number of those engaged in the country's economy constituted 8.7 million people, the Ministry of National Economy's Statistics Committee informed. And among those 6.6 million people (75.8%) are employees.
Following the 3rd quarter of 2018, the share of productive employees has made up 89.7% and that of non-productive employees - 10.3% of the total number of self-employed persons.
As of October 2018, the number of unemployed persons has made up an estimated 442 thousand, the unemployment level - 4.8%. 142.3 thousand persons were officially registered in employment bodies at the end of October. And the share of registered unemployed persons was 1.6% of the labor force.
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