Personnel turnover

The Company’s active personnel turnover rate for 2018 decreased and amounted to 4.0% (5.5% in 2017).

However, the average turnover rate is low enough, which indicates personnel stability. This is the result of ongoing activities to establish a corporate culture, increase personnel loyalty, ensure a decent level of income and provide reasonable employment benefits and social packages.

In 2018, the personnel turnover rate decreased and amounted to 8.2% (16.6% in 2017), which was mainly due to the dismissal of the personnel of JV Vietsovpetro.

Personnel turnover rate by country of presence, %
Country of presence 2016 2017 2018
Active Full Active Full Active Full
Total for the Group of Companies 3.7 11.2 5.5 16.6 4.0 8.2
Russia 9.4 16 14.3 20.5 9.3 15.9
Socialist Republic of Vietnam 1.3 10.2 1.7 18.5 1.8 4.1
Republic of Srpska (Bosnia and Herzegovina) 1.2 5.5 2.1 6.8 1.6 6.7
Republic of Cuba 0 46.7 0 27.3 0 54.5

The growth of full turnover in the Republic of Cuba is associated with the expiry of labor contracts; at this, there were no dismissals caused by reasons covered by active turnover.

Turnover rate by areas of activities in 2018, %
Area of activities Flow rate
Active Full
Total for the Group of Companies 4.0 8.2
Managing company 6.5 22.3
Zarubezhneft JSC branches and representative offices 4.2 33.3
Upstream 2.1 4.8
Downstream 1.6 6.7
Services 14.7 21.9

The high turnover rate in the Services segment in Russia is associated with the implementation of measures for labor performance improvement at Giprovostokneft JSC, VNIIneft JSC, EXPLON LLC; in the Upstream segment – with the dismissal of personnel at JV “Vietsovpetro”, at branches and representative offices – with low number of employees.

Structure of employees dismissed in 2018 by age, %
Structure of employees dismissed in 2018 by gender, %
Structure of employees dismissed in 2018 by countries of presence, %
Structure of employees dismissed in 2018 by areas of activities, %
Structure of employees dismissed in 2018 by categories of positions, %