Russia Unemployment Rate Down to 5.8 Percent in February


Russia unemployment rate was reported at 5.8 percent of the economically active population according to a report by the Rosstat. Russia's unemployment rate decreased 0.2 percentage points in February of 2013 from 6.0 in January of 2013 and decreased 0.7 percentage points from 6.5 percent in February of 2012.

The number of people unemployed in Russia was 4.34 million, or 5.8 percent of the workforce, at the end of February, after a rate of 6.0 percent in the previous month.

The number of unemployed decreased from 4.48 million in January of 2013 and from 4.66 from a year earlier.

Rosstat | Nuno Fontes | nuno@tradingeconomics.com
3/20/2013 12:15:11 PM