In the third quarter of 2017 the business sector created 12 600 new job places (+6.3%), as compared to the same period of 2016. In the reporting period, the business sector had employed 643 900 citizens, according to Geostat, national statistics service of Georgia.
35.9% of total number of employees are registered in the major business sector, 22.2% – in medium business sector and 41.9% – in small business sector.
Ratio of women in total number of employees accounts for 40.1%.
Total expenditures on the staff amounted to 2.108bln GEL, up 21.3% year on year.
Major part of citizens are employed in Tbilisi (65%), Adjara is second with 8.9%, Kvemo Kartli – 6.9%, Imereti – 5.2%, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti – 3.7%.