Baku. 8 November.
The deputy minister noted that the number of hired workers in the ten months of 2018 made up 1,540,000, 3.3 million people were freelancers: "In the reporting period, revenues of the State Social Protection Fund amounted to AZN 3,187,000,000, up 9.7% in comparison to a year earlier."
Isayev noted that demographic indicators in Azerbaijan are positive, population is young, the people from the age of 15 to 64 make up 71% of the population: "People over 65 years old will be 6.3% next year. This is a very positive indicator. Able-bodied people are of great importance for us. The more able-bodied people we have, the tighter financial sustainability will be. Because social insurance fees depend on these people. The number of employed people will reach 5 million in 2019. Incomes will increase by 9% to AZN 54.4 billion. Average monthly salary will grow by 5.7% to AZN 642. Inflation is expected to be 3.8%. The number of pensioners will be 1,294,000’.