Number of foreign workers with labor contract in Mongolia decreased by 55.6 percent

Economy
batchimeg@montsame.gov.mn
2020-01-20 11:18:03

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ At the end of December 2019, 4.6 thousand foreign workers from 95 foreign countries were employed with labor contract in Mongolia including persons in employment work for pay or profit and persons in volunteer work without pay or profit.


Of all foreign workers with labor contract in Mongolia, 3.8 thousand (82.5 percent) were male and 0.8 thousand (17.5 percent) were female.


By the age groups of foreign workers, the highest percentage or 16.5 percent was persons aged 45-49 years and the lowest percentage or 0.4 percent was persons up to aged 20 years.


From the previous quarter, the number of foreign workers decreased by 5.8 thousand people or 55.6 percent. Such as, number of foreign workers in seasonal activities of mining and quarrying sector is decreased by 1.8 thousand (50.5 percent), the number of foreign workers in construction sector decreased by 1.7 thousand (89.6 percent), and the number of foreign workers in wholesale, retail trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles sector decreased by 1.2 thousand (61.7 percent).


Of total foreign workers by the end of 2019, 1.8 (38.3 percent) thousand foreign workers were working in mining and quarrying sector, 990 (21.5 percent) workers were working in education sector, 759 (16.5 percent) workers were working in wholesale and retail trade, repair of motor vehicles and motocycles sector, 267 (5.8 percent) workers were working in processing industries sector, 197 (4.3 percent) workers were working in construction sector, 156 (3.4 percent) workers were working in administrative and support service activities sector, 151 (3.3 percent) workers were working in transportation and storage sector, 58 (1.3 percent) workers were working in activities of extraterritorial organizations and bodies sector, 56 (1.2 percent) workers were working in other service activities sector and 2.0 (4.4 percent) thousand foreign workers are working in other sectors.


From foreign workers in Mongolia, 36.2 percent is from China, 8.8 percent is from Australia, 7.1 percent is from Russian Federation, 6.1 percent is from South Korea, 5.3 percent is from the USA, 4.3 percent is from Vietnam, 3.7 percent is from Philippines, 3.5 percent is from South Africa, 2.8 percent is from Great Britain, 2.6 percent is from Canada, 2.0 percent is from Japan, 1.9 percent is from India, 1.5 percent is from Indonesia and remaining 14.2 percent is from other countries.


National Statistical Office