Russian Unemployment Rate Up to 5.3% in September


In September of 2013, Russian jobless rate went up to 5.3 percent, from 5.2 percent in August. The number of unemployed people increased to 3.99 million persons, from 3.96 million in the previous month.

In September, Russian economically active population decreased to 75.8 million people, from 76.8 million in August, which accounts for about 53 percent of the total population of Russia.

The number of officially registered unemployed, at 879 thousand persons, decreased by 14 percent when compared to the same month a year earlier and by 5 percent from a month earlier.

Russian Unemployment Rate Up to 5.3% in September


Krisztina Györffy | krisztina@tradingeconomics.com
10/17/2013 1:45:51 PM