A total of 4,330,100 people are currently employed in Belarus*.
Employment by sector:
Manufacturing - 23.6%
wholesale and retail, vehicle and motorcycle maintenance - 14.6%
education - 10.4%
agriculture, forestry and fisheries - 9%
healthcare, social sector – 7.6%.
Distribution of men and women by economic activity***:
agriculture, forestry and fisheries: men - 60.8%, women - 39.2%
manufacturing - 58.5%, 41.5%
construction - 81.5%, 18.5%
wholesale and retail, vehicle and motorcycle maintenance - 30.9%, 69.1%
transport, warehousing, postal and courier services - 64.2%, 35.8%.
The level of education:
university - 33.1%
secondary vocational education- 23.1%
post-secondary vocational education - 28.5%
secondary education – 13.9%
lower secondary education (including primary school) – 1.4%.
The average age of those employed is 40.9.
Nominal average monthly salary excluding micro and small organizations without departmental subordination – Br1,090.9.
*Data for 2019
**As a percentage to the total
*** Data for early 2020; in the total number of workers in the relevant sector.
Source: National Statistical Committee.