Noyan Tapan news agency
6 Aug 03
Yerevan, 5 August: Armenia’s economically active population in
January-June 2003 averaged 1,404,100 people. Of these, 90.9 per
cent, or 1,276,800 people, were employed, and 9.1 per cent, or
127,300 people, were unemployed and were registered by the Armenian
employment service under the Social Security Ministry and received
According to the Armenian National Statistics Service and the
monitoring service of the Trade and Economic Development Ministry, the
number of officially registered unemployed people in 2003 comprised
93.9 per cent of the number of jobless people officially registered
during the same period in 2002.
A total of 78.8 per cent of the population were employed in the
private sector, 21.4 per cent in the public sector and management,
and 0.3 per cent in public and religious organizations and foundation.