Economically active population of Mongolia stands at 1.3 millionSociety
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The fourth quarter results of 2018 Labour Force Survey shows that at the national level there are 1.3 million economically active population aged 15 and over, out of which, 732.7 (54.5 percent) thousand persons are male and 612.6 (45.5percent) thousand persons are female. Also, the survey result indicates that 764.2 (56.8 percent) thousands of economically active population live in urban areas, while 581.1 (43.2 percent) thousand live in rural areas.
In the fourth quarter of 2018, the Labour Force Participation Rate (LFPR) was 61.9 percent, accounting 55.5 percent in urban areas and 72.9 percent in rural areas. In the fourth quarter of 2018, the LFPR increased by 0.6 percentage points from the preceding quarter, whereas it was decreased by 0.5 percentage points from the same period of the previous year.
Source: National Statistics Office