Personnel Turnover

GRI 401-1

In 2019, the active personnel turnover level did not change compared to 2018 and amounted to 4.0%.

The average turnover rate is quite low, which indicates staff stability. This is the result of ongoing activities to develop corporate culture, increase staff loyalty, and ensure respectable income and benefits package.

In 2019, the level of full personnel turnover increased and amounted to 12.5% (8.2% in 2018), which is mainly associated with measures to enhance business performance at the enterprises.

Personnel Turnover Level by Operating Country, %
Operating country 2017 2018 2019
Active turnover Full turnover Active turnover Full turnover Active turnover Full turnover
Total Group 5.5 16.6 4.0 8.2 4.0 12.5
Russia 14.3 20.5 9.3 15.9 8.9 22.9
Socialist Republic of Vietnam 1.7 18.5 1.8 4.1 1.3 3.5
Republic of Srpska (Bosnia and Herzegovina) 2.1 6.8 1.6 6.7 3.2 21.8
Republic of Cuba 0 27.3 0 54.5 0 36.4

The high rate of full turnover in the Republic of Cuba is associated with the expiration of employment contracts, while there were no dismissals on grounds which may be referred to as active turnover.

In the Services segment in Russia, the high personnel turnover level is associated with the measures to increase labor productivity at Giprovostokneft JSC and the end of fixed-term employment contracts at Zarubezhneftestroymontazh LLC and Arktikmorneftegazrazvedka JSC. In the Upstream segment, the high personnel turnover level is associated with measures to enhance business performance, while in branches and representative offices, it is associated with the small number of employees.

Personnel Turnover Level in 2019 by Area of Activity, %
Area of activity Personnel turnover
Active turnover Full turnover
Total Group 4.0 12.5
Management company 4.8 14.6
Zarubezhneft JSC branches and representative offices 4.2 29.2
Upstream 1.6 4.8
Downstream 3.2 21.8
Services 14.6 35.7
The structure of employees dismissed in 2019 (regardless of the reasons) with a breakdown by age, %
The structure of employees dismissed in 2019  (regardless of the reasons) with a breakdown by age,
The structure of employees dismissed in 2019 (regardless of the reasons) with a breakdown by gender, %
The structure of employees dismissed in 2019 (regardless of the reasons) with a breakdown by gender, %
The structure of employees dismissed in 2019 (regardless of the reasons) with a breakdown by countries of operation, %
The structure of employees dismissed in 2019 (regardless of the reasons) with a breakdown by countries of operation, %
The structure of employees dismissed in 2019 (regardless of the reasons) with a breakdown by areas of activity, %
The structure of employees dismissed in 2019 (regardless of the reasons) with a breakdown by areas of activity, %
The structure of employees dismissed in 2019 (regardless of the reasons) with a breakdown by position categories, %
The structure of employees dismissed in 2019 (regardless of the reasons) with a breakdown by position categories,