Permanent population of Uzbekistan reaches 28,234m in 2010
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) --
Number of permanent population of Uzbekistan made up 28,234 million at the end of 2010, the State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan said.
The committee underlined that number of permanent population of Uzbekistan increased by 1.7% year-on-year.
Number of able-bodied citizens grew by 2.4% year-on-year to 17.157 million in 2010, the committee said.
Number of employed population in Uzbekistan reached 11.628 million in 2010, or grew by 2.7% compared to 2009, the committee underlined.
The committee stated that some 16,200 persons were registered as those, who are searching for a job. The figure decreased by 19.5% year-on-year.
In 2010, Uzbekistan created 953,700 jobs, which is 1.4% up year-on-year. Some 576,500 jobs were founded in rural areas, which is 17.4% more year-on-year.