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Work conditions in Georgia

The Active Population in Figures

201820192020
Labour Force 1,922,1421,892,3721,892,477

Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database

 
201720182019
Total activity rate 72.73%70.30%69.40%
Men activity rate 83.09%78.65%77.76%
Women activity rate 62.92%62.38%61.45%

Source: International Labour Organization, ILOSTAT database

 

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Working Conditions

Legal Weekly Duration
41 hours
Retirement Age
Men: 70, Women: 60.
Working Contracts
Further information on the website of the Ministry of Labour, Health and Social Affairs.
Labour Laws
Consult Doing Business Website, to obtain a summary of the labor regulations that apply to local entreprises.

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Cost of Labour

Minimum Wage
GEL 20 per month (source: ILO, 2011).
Average Wage
Gross average monthly wage of men: GEL 742 (source: ILO, 2010);
Gross average monthly wage of women: GEL 426 (source: ILO, 2010).
Social Contributions
Social Security Contributions Paid By Employers: The social tax has been abolished and replaced by a doubling of income tax.
Social Security Contributions Paid By Employees: The social tax has been abolished and replaced by a doubling of income tax.

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Social Partners

Social Dialogue and Involvement of Social Partners
Weak.
Unions
Confederation of Georgian Unions
Unionisation Rate
97.5 %
Labour Regulation Bodies
Ministry of Labour, Health and Social Affairs of Georgia

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