Registered unemployed decreased by 0.9 percent from JuneSociety
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. In July 2020, Labour agencies in aimags and the Capital city registered 5.2 thousand new unemployed, 1.3 thousand persons from the unemployment register hired on a new job, and 5.4 thousand persons removed from the unemployment register due to inactive job seeking. In Ulaanbaatar, 1.6 thousand persons newly registered in Labour agencies of municipal and the district offices, and 433 persons from the unemployment register were hired in July 2020.
Compared to the same period of the previous year, newly registered unemployed decreased by 1.1 thousand persons (17.6%), while the number of persons removed from the unemployment register due to inactive job seeking decreased by 0.3 thousand persons (4.5%).
At the end of July 2020, the number of registered job seekers reached 28.1 thousand, of which 18.0 thousand (64.3%) were registered as unemployed and the remaining 10.0 thousand (35.7%) were employed but looking for a new job.
Registered unemployed decreased by 4.4 thousand (19.5%) from the same period of the previous year and decreased by 1.5 thousand (1.1%) from the previous month. Out of the total registered unemployed, 9.3 thousand or 51.5% were women.
Source: National Statistics Office