Preliminary data for first quarter of 2009 indicated that total hourly labour cost rose by 19.2% compared to the first quarter of 2008.
Short-term business statistics
Friday, 19 June 2009 - 11:00
Friday, 22 May 2009 - 11:00
The economically active population aged 15 - 64 had a relative share of 66.9% of the total population of the same age group. Disaggregated by gender, the activity rate for males was 71.8%, and for females - 62.2%. The activity rate of the population remained almost at the same level as for the first quarter of 2008, registering a minimum increase for males and decrease for females.
Monday, 18 May 2009 - 11:00
By preliminary data from National Statistical Institute (NSI), the number of employees under labour contract at the end of March 2009 decreased by 1.0% as compared to the end of December 2008 and reached to 2.41 millions. In first quarter of 2009 in comparison with the fourth quarter of 2008 the average monthly wages and salaries grew by 2.7% getting 563 levs.