NEWS AND EVENTS
April 29, 2014
Uzbekistan creates 227,900 new jobs in 1Q
Uzbekistan created 227,900 jobs in the first quarter of 2014 within the implementation of the programme on creating jobs and employment of population, the article, published by Ministry of Economy and State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan said.
The publication said over 137,000 works were created in rural areas, or about 60.3% from total number.
About 145,000 new jobs were created by small and private businesses, 11,800 – expansion and reconstruction of existing capacities, 50,4000 – further development of work-out, 2,900 jobs – reconstruction of insolvent and unused enterprises, 14,400 – objects of production, social and market infrastructure, etc.
Largest number of jobs was created in Ferghana region (22,100 jobs), Samarkand region (20,100 jobs), Kashkadarya region (20,400), Andijan region (19,100), Tashkent region (19,400) and Tashkent city (20,800).
Economic activity of population helped to growth of salaries by 18.4% in the country and average size of pensions increased by 19.3%.