The increase in the number of registered unemployed per week was 0.1%

The increase in the number of registered unemployed per week was 0.1%


In the week from 21 to 28 October, the number of officially registered unemployed in Russia rose to 802 903 people, according to the Ministry of labour and social protection.

MOSCOW, 3 Nov. The number of officially registered unemployed in Russia for the week from 21 to 28 October rose by only 0.1%, has informed journalists the Ministry of labour and social protection.

“The number of officially registered unemployed citizens increased by 0.1% and amounted to 903, 802 (as of 21 October 2015 — 902 575 people)”, — specified in Department.

According to the Ministry, in 52 regions reported growth in the number of unemployed, with more than 1% the official unemployment rate rose in 21 regions. The most significant increase in the number of unemployed is observed in Yamal-Nenets, Chukotka, and Nenets Autonomous districts. Also increased the number of unemployed in Omsk, Magadan, Nizhny Novgorod, Yaroslavl, Vologda, and Orel oblasts, the Kamchatka territory, the Republic of Karelia.

The Ministry also reported that during this period, the decrease was 31 regions. The highest in Sevastopol, Primorsky Krai, the republics of Ingushetia, Chechnya, Tyva, Russia, Lipetsk, Kaliningrad, Tambov, Saratov and Rostov regions.

As of October 28, the total number of employees who were idle at the initiative of administration, working incomplete working hours and workers who have been granted leave by agreement of the parties, increased by 2.4% and amounted to 245 809 people.