Positive Balance of Trade and low unemployment rate, with a very competitive average wage – 1142 EUR / month compared to the national average of 1466 EUR / month (in 2023).
Top employers (by branch): forestry and logging, fishing and aquaculture, wood processing, food industry, textile industry, furniture manufacturing, metal construction and metal products industry, electrical equipment manufacturing.
Top employers (by branch) with a higher presence in the county than the national average: wood processing, electrical equipment manufacturing, furniture manufacturing.
Emerging employers (by branch): chemical industry and metallurgical industry.
99% of the registered companies in Maramureș are SMEs with less than 9 employees.
Roughly two-thirds of our county's population falls within the working-age group. Approximately one-third of the labor force engages in informal activities, particularly in agriculture, predominantly in rural areas.
Commuting has amplified in recent years, especially around the municipality of Baia Mare, and involves over 15% of the workforce, having a positive contribution to the development of communities.