Russian Unemployment Rate Falls to 5.2% in August


In August of 2013, Russian jobless rate fell for the third consecutive month to 5.2 percent, from 5.3 percent in July. The number of unemployed people decreased to 3.96 million from 4.01 million in the previous month.

In August, Russian economically active population rose to 76.4 million people from 75.8 million in July, which accounts for around 53 percent of the countrys' total population.  

The number of officially registered unemployed, at 930 thousand persons, decreased by 13.1 percent when compared to the same month a year earlier and by 2.1 percent from a month earlier.

Russian Unemployment Rate Falls to 5.2% in August


Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
9/18/2013 1:49:49 PM