Social Policy Minister Andiry Reva stated this at an annual press conference, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.
“In 2017, the number of employed people increased by 6%. A total of 746,000 people were employed in 2017, of which 45% were employed even without the unemployed status. This means that people applied to the employment center and they were immediately offered a job,” Reva said.
According to him, the number of employers that cooperated with employment centers in 2017 increased by 11% and amounted to 177,000. The number of job openings in the database of the State Employment Service grew by 11%, to 968,000.
"As of December 1, 2017, 309,000 unemployed were registered at all employment centers. Among the employed, 11,000 were ATO participants, which is 20% more compared with 2016," he noted.
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