Foreign workers in Mongolia increased by 4.8 thousand

Society
batchimeg@montsame.gov.mn
2019-07-18 15:24:38

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ At the end of second quarter of 2019, 9.7 thousand foreign workers from 95 foreign countries were employed with labour contract in Mongolia. Compared with the same period of previous year, the number of countries increased by 3, while the number of foreign workers increased by 90 people or 0.9 percent.


Compared with the previous quarter, the number of countries was increased by 4, and the number of foreign workers increased by 4.8 thousand people or 97.0 percent.


Of all foreign workers with labour contract in Mongolia, 8.9 thousand (91.6 percent) were male and 0.8 thousand (8.4 percent) were female.


For foreign workers in Mongolia, 67.1 percent is from China, 5.4 percent is from Australia, 3.0 percent is from Russian Federation, 3.0 percent is from South Korea, 2.6 percent is from Vietnam, 2.4 percent is from USA, 2.2 percent is from South Africa, 1.8 percent is from Canada, 1.8 percent is from Philippines, 1.5 percent is from Great Britain and remaining 9.6 percent is from other countries.


At the end of second quarter of 2019, 3.2 thousand (33.4 percent) of total foreign workers are working in mining and quarrying sector, 1.9 thousand (19.7 percent) workers are working in wholesale and retail trade, repair of motor vehicles and motocycles, 1.8 thousand (18.2 percent) workers are working in construction sector, 917 people (9.5 percent) are working in processing industries sector, 758 people (7.8 percent) are working in education sector, 393 persons (4.0 percent) are working in transportation and storage, 196 persons (2.0 percent) are working in administrative and support service activities, 116 persons (1.2 percent) are working in other service activities and 404 foreign workers (4.2 percent) are in other sectors.

source: nso.mn