In May, 2017 4345.1 thousand people were employed in the economy of Belarus.
In May 2017 the nominal gross average earnings in the Republic of Belarus were BYN 795.2.
16.3 thousand new apartments were built in January-Маy 2017. 1 420.1 thousand square metres of total floor space were commissioned.
In January – May 2017 the wholesale turnover was recorded at BYN 29.9 bn, or 99.5% to the level of January – May 2016 at constant prices.
Information and communication technologies (ICTs) have become indispensable from functioning of any organisation; in combination with Internet use and types of connection they reflect the level of use of information resources, new work techniques with other organisations and government bodies, e-procurement, etc.
In January – May 2017 the volume of industrial production in current prices was recorded at BYN 35.6 billion or 106% in constant prices compared with January – May 2016, with 103% in Mining and quarrying; 105.7% in Manufacturing; 105.7% in Electricity, gas, steam, hot water and air conditioning supply; and 97.9% in Water supply; waste management and remediation activities.
In January – May 2017 the agricultural production in farms of all types (agricultural organisations, private farms and household plots) at current prices was BYN 4 billion, an increase of 0.1% at constant prices compared with January – May 2016
Real disposable money incomes* of the population of the Republic of Belarus in January-April, 2017 amounted to 98.5% compared to January-April, 2016.