01 May 2015, Friday, 16:41
UFA, 1 May 2015. /Bashinform News Agency, Elvira Latypova/. In Bashkortostan there are 1874.1 thousand people engaged in labour activity. These include 992.3 thousand men and 881.8 thousand women, the territorial body of Rosstat reports. Their average age is 40 years.
Most of the people employed in the economy (73.3 percent) work for enterprises and organizations. The rest are sole traders, farmers, owners of private farms.
The number of unemployed in the republic in 2014 amounted to 104.9 thousand people, or 5.3 percent of the economically active population. Most of them (74.1 percent) have professional education. Statisticians found that the residents of the republic often seek for a job through friends, relatives and acquaintances (52.7 percent), the Internet and the media (32.3), public service employment (27.3), or apply directly to employers (26.3).