Unemployment in Russia in November increased to 5.8%


Moscow. December 17. Overall unemployment in Russia in November 2015 increased compared with October by 180 thousand people and amounted to 4 million 435 thousand people, the unemployment rate rose to 5.8% c 5,5%, follows from published on Thursday Rosstat data.

In October the unemployment rate was 5.5% in September to 5.2% in August to 5.3% in July to 5.3%, June by 5.4%, in may to 5.6% in April to 5.8% in March to 5.9% in February to 5.8% in January to 5.5%.

At state establishments of employment service as unemployed were registered in November, 0.9 million people.

The number of economically active population of the Russian Federation in November 2015 amounted, according to preliminary results from sample survey of population on problems of employment of 76.6 million, or 53% of the total population of the country.