14.Jun .2022 12:30

Average monthly salary up 14% in Azerbaijan

Average monthly salary up 14% in Azerbaijan
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As of May 1, 2022, the number of wage workers in the economy climbed by 22,900 people, or 1.4%, to 1,701,300. Of them, 904,000 people were in the state sector, and 797,300 - in the private sector, reads the recent data of the State Statistical Committee.

Among the hired workers, 19.6% occupied positions in education, 18.8% in trade; repair of transport vehicles, 12.5% in the industrial sector, 8.2% in medical and social services provided to the population, 7.3% in construction, 6.6% in state management and defence; social security, 4.3% in transport and storage, 3.4% in professional, scientific and technical activity, 3.5% in agriculture, forestry and fishery, 1.9% in finance and insurance, 13.9% - other economic spheres.

In January-April 2022, the average monthly salary of hired workers in the economy amounted to 824.7manats ($485), up 14.2% from the previous year.