Average monthly salary in Azerbaijan increases by 9%

As of April 1, 2019, the number of wageworkers in the economy rose by 3.2% to 1,580,800, with 896,200 people in state sector, 684,800 in private sector.

Citing the State Statistical Committee that among the hired workers 21.2% worked in education, 18.5% in trade; repair of transport vehicles, 13.1% in industry, 8.4% in medical and social services provided to population, 6.9% in construction, 6.9% in state management and defense; social security, 4.5% in transport and storehouse, 3.5% in professional, scientific and technical activity, 3.1% in agriculture, forestry and fishery, 1.6% in finance and insurance, 12.3% in other economic spheres.

Average monthly salary of wageworkers grew by 8.5% to AZN 577.6.