14 June 2024,   00:19
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Compared to the corresponding period of 2023, there is a 4% decrease in the unemployment rate in the 1st quarter - Prime Minister

We have all kinds of data in order to have high economic growth dynamics, which, of course, is directly reflected in the growth of employment indicators and the reduction of unemployment. Such a statement made today the Prime Minister of Georgia.

“Today employment data was published by “GeoStat”. We have very good indicators.

Compared to the corresponding period of 2023, there is a 4% decrease in the unemployment rate in the first quarter, and the unemployment rate was 14%, instead of the 18% percentage in the corresponding period last year.

The number of hired workers increased by 89,400 people. Accordingly, it amounted to 953 000 people by 10.4%, and the number of self-employed people increased by 40,500 people and amounted to approximately 448 000 people. Unemployment decreased by 50,600 people and amounted to 228,600 people.

We have a good dynamic in terms of improving employment indicators. We have all kinds of data to have high economic growth dynamics, which naturally directly affects the growth of employment indicators and the reduction of unemployment”, - said Irakli Kobakhidze.

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