STEPANAKERT, September 28. /ARKA/. In early September 2012, the number of jobseekers in Nagorno-Karabakh Republic was 3,257, of which 3,091 were women.
According to the information available on the Nagorno-Karabakh labor and social affairs ministry’s website, the number of people seeking jobs has contracted by 355 over one year.
Some 3,014 people (92.5% of jobseekers) have unemployment status. Of them, 2,664 are Stepanakert’s residents, and only 51 are Askeran province’s residents.
Some 341 of the registered unemployed, including 297 women, receive unemployment benefit. Their number reduced by 145, compared with the previous year’s September.
Some 160 people have been employed over a period between early September 2011 and early September 2012, 129 of them were women.-0-