Vladimir Putinto: press service of the presidential Administration of the Russian Federation
The unemployment rate in Russia rose in may, the number of officially registered unemployed reached 1.9 million people. This was during a meeting on the situation in the labour market, said the President of the country Vladimir Putin, transfers “Interfax”.
According to him, nothing unexpected in such a dynamic is not, however, the Federal agencies and regional authorities should pay maximum attention to this problem.
In turn, the Minister of labour and social protection Anton Kotkov said that in the conditions of underemployment in Russia there are more than three million people, of whom almost 1.5 million are aimed at “simple”.
Last week, he suggested that soon the official number of unemployed will rise to 2.5 million people.
Earlier, Rosstat in accordance with the methodology of the International labour organization has estimated that in April the number of unemployed in Russia increased to 4.3 million people, it is 5.8 percent. While Dole received only 1.1 million citizens.
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