Unemployment level in Georgia was 12.7% in 2018, down 1.2% from a year earlier, Report’s local bureau informs referring to National Statistics Office of Georgia.
This was the lowest figure during the past 15 years.
Urban unemployment rose by 10.2%, while rural unemployment declined by 3.4%.
This figure grew by 1.2% in Kvemo Kartli region, which was compactly settled by Azerbaijanis.
The unemployment level among men is higher than among women. The men’s unemployment exceeded women’s unemployment by 2.7%.
The highest unemployment indicator in 2018 was 30.8% among people aged 20-24 years.