In the second quarter of 2020, 3.9 thousand foreign workers from 92 foreign countries were employed with labour contract in Mongolia, including persons in employment work for pay or profit and persons in volunteer work without pay or profit.
Compared with the same period of the previous year, the number of countries decreased by 3 and the number of foreign workers decreased by 5.8 thousand persons (60.0%). Out of all foreign workers with labour contract in Mongolia, 3.2 thousand (82.3%) were male and 0.7 thousand (17.7%) were female.
From all foreign workers in Mongolia, 34.5% is from China, 8.0% is from Russian Federation, 7.3% is from Australia, 6.0% is from South Korea, 5.1% is from United States, 4.9% is from Vietnam, 3.9% is from South Africa, 3.8% is from Philippines, 2.8% is from Great Britain, 2.8% is from Canada and remaining 20.9% is from other countries.
Out of total foreign workers in the second quarter of 2020, 1.5 thousand foreign workers (40.2%) are working in mining and quarrying sector, 846 foreign workers (21.8%) are working in education sector, 606 workers (15.6%) are working in wholesale and retail trade, repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles, 247 workers (6.4%) are working in manufacturing sector, 125 workers (3.2%) are working in transportation and storage, 130 workers (3.3%) are working in administrative and support service activities, 111 workers (2.9%) are working in construction sector and 200 foreign workers (6.6%) are working in other sectors.