Unemployment has set an absolute record in the history of Russia


Photo: said tsarnaev / RIA Novosti

Russia has reached a historic low registered unemployment, reported on the website of the office of the Minister of labour and social protection of Russia Maxim Topilin.

8 through 15 August 2018, the number of the jobless citizens registered in bodies of employment service decreased by 2 420 and amounted to 684 760. This is the lowest figure in the entire history of such studies (since 1991). For comparison, on August 15 last year, there were 784 260 official unemployed.

This statistic, according to Topilin, says the shortage of labour resources. The causes of unemployment lie in the field of demography.

“With the labor market now leave those who are born during the postwar baby boom, and leaves him a reduced generation of the 1990-ies”, — explained the Minister.

During the week the number of unemployed in 60 regions. Most: in the Nenets and Chukotka Autonomous okrugs, the republics of Mari El, Karelia and Tuva, Pskov, Magadan and Voronezh oblasts, TRANS-Baikal and Kamchatka regions.
At the same time, in 23 regions, the number of unemployed increased. Especially in the Crimea, Kalmykia, Tatarstan, Ingushetia and Kabardino-Balkar Republic, Tyumen, Lipetsk, Kostroma and Kaliningrad regions, Sevastopol.

According to the operative data of the Ministry of labour on 15 August 2018, the number of registered unemployed amounted to 0.9 percent of the economically active population. Employers are also registered in employment services of 1.7 million jobs.

Previously Topilin said that due to the reduction of the working population real incomes of Russians grow at a record pace. According to him, three or four months of this year wages rose by ten percent, which has not happened since 2000-ies.

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