To get a sense of the size of this sector, just think of the number of people and the number of goods on the move every minute of every day throughout the CIS region. Transport covers the people, vehicles and infrastructure involved in this movement. All this coming and going of goods requires planning, this is the responsibility of logistics.
Approximately 1000 000 persons (94% male) were employed in transport & logistics occupations, representing 4.5% of the national workforce. 52% of overall employment was concentrated in the transport sector.
Employment for people working in these occupations is primarily in the transport sector, but is also spread across a number of other sectors including industry, wholesale/retail and construction. Four fifths of employment relates to drivers (e.g. truck, taxi, bus, mobile machine).