Ukrainia

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LABOUR MARKET

 

 

Labour market indicators

Unemployment rate in 2001: 11.1% (ILO data)


Working population:

Year

Total Population

Working population

Activity rate

2004  

48 007 900  
25 176 320  
52%  
Source : Worldbank


Employment by sector:

Year

Agriculture

Industry

Services

2003  

18.9%  
29.9%  
51.2%  
Sources: ILO, Eurostat, last available data

 

Employment contracts
Employment contracts are regulated by law, collective agreements and individual negotiations.


Salaries

National monthly minimum wage as of 01/02/03: 185 UAH (36 USD)

Average wage for a employee in the manufacturing industry in 2004: 700 hrivna by  month (ILO data)


Social security contributions

Employer: 47.5 %.

Employee: 1.5 %.

 

Number of hours

Legal definition of full time work (per week): 39 hours

Retirement age: 55 for women and 60 for men.

 

Unions

Average rate of union membership:N/A.

Unions: N/A.


Useful links

For further informations on the labour market, check out the following web sites:

- International Labour Organization (ILO): studies, statistics and reports on working conditions and labour markets

- NATLEX : ILO database on national labour laws

- Ministry of Labor and Social Policy


Last modified in January 2006
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