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237.5 Thousand of Georgian Citizens are Unemployed

According to Geostat, in IV quarter 2018 year the unemployment rate increased by 0.1 percentage point compared to the previous quarter and equaled 12.3 percent. In 2018 the annual unemployment rate decreased by 1.2 percentage points compared to 2017 and amounted to 12.7 percent. It should be noted that the …

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Geostat: Unemployment Level Declines by 1.9%

In the second quarter of 2018 the unemployment level in Georgia declined by 1.9% compared to the first quarter of 2018 and constituted 12.1%. According to Geostat, national statistics service of Georgia, this declination is related to seasonal factors. In the second quarter of 2018, the ratio of economic active …

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United Nations Predicts 4,3% Economic Growth in Current Year

The United Nations published the 2018 World Economic Growth Prognosis In 2018-2019, the United Nations is expecting 3% economic growth in the world. The United Nations is predicting for 4,3% economic growth in Georgia this year. According to the United Nations, the unemployment rate in Georgia in 2017 was 11.4%, …

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Geostat: Unemployment Rate is Higher Among Men than Women

According to Geostat’s research, the unemployment rate is traditionally higher among men than in women. In 2017, the indicator was higher than 2.3 percentage points in men compared to the corresponding indicator of women. In addition, the indicator in 2017 increased by 1.8 percentage points in women compared to 2016, …

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Conundrum of Unemployment

Unemployment is the sharpest problem in Georgia. This is confirmed by various public polls done by local and international organizations. However, public discussions and media coverage do not fully reflect deepness of this problem. There is a lack of discussion  in Georgian society regarding the problem of unemployment due to …

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NDI: Unemployment Shrinks in Georgia

According to the National-Democratic Institute (NDI), unemployment level is declining. According to the recent report, which was held in December, number of people, who consider themselves unemployed, has shrunk. Namely, 40% of the respondents consider themselves to be employees, while 60% consider themselves as unemployed. According to the June 2017 …

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Georgia Lacks Professional Staff

Unemployment remains Georgia’s one of the key challenges. However, we have the situation, when a major part of population is unemployed, but the private sector starves of qualified staff anyway. Almost all fields lack for professional workforce. Specialists explain that the changing demand and standards on the market have shaped …

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Georgia’s 20 Major Employer Companies

In 2016 unemployment index declined by 0.2% compared to 2015 and constituted 11.8%, Forbes Georgia reports. According to Geostat, national statistics service of Georgia, in 2016 unemployment index dropped to the lowest indicator over the past 13 years. According to Geostat, there are 11 state-owned companies among Georgia’s 20 major …

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Social Surveys Detect more Unemployed than Official Statistics in Georgia

Over the past years unemployment remains a major challenge in Georgia. According to social surveys, unemployment problem has long surpassed such important issues as territorial integrity or a hike in prices. According to the 2015 official indicators, unemployment index in Georgia is 12%, however, social surveys show that more than …

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Population Names Unemployment as the Main Problem

Population Names Unemployment as the Main Problem

Unemployment is still ranked as the 1st problem in the country, – the results of the social research conduced by American-German organization GFK shows. The research was ordered by TV-company “Rustavi 2”. To note, 49.7% of inquired has named working places as the important national issue. Territorial integrity is important for …

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