Employment in the private sector up in 2017

A significant increase in employment in the private sector was recorded in 2017 as compared to 2016, according to a special issue of the ERGANI Information System.

A comparison of the figures for the last two years shows that the number of employees employed by a private company rose by 121,913 new jobs in 2017, or 7.16 pct higher than in 2016.

Also, in the year 2017, 14,085 more businesses were registered in relation to the year 2016, thus showing an increase of 6.04 pct on an annual basis.