18 July 2019

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The unemployment in Uzbekistan in January-March 2019 was 9.4 percent

According to the estimates of the Ministry of Employment and Labor Relations, this is 0.1 % points higher than in January-December 2018 (9.3%), but 0.3 points lower than in January-March 2018.  

The highest unemployment rate - 9.7% presented in Karakalpakstan, Andijan, Kashkadarya, Samarkand, Syrdarya and Fergana provinces. Meanwhile Tashkent showed the lowest - 8.0% only. The number of people in need of employment amounted to 1,391.1 thousand people. The unemployment rate among young people (under 30) is 15.3%, among those aged 15-25  it exceeds 17.1%, the level of female unemployment is 13.0%.

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