Russia Unemployment Rate 1993-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Russia increased to 5.10 percent in October of 2014 from 4.90 percent in September of 2014. Unemployment Rate in Russia averaged 7.99 Percent from 1993 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 14.10 Percent in February of 1999 and a record low of 4.80 Percent in August of 2014. Unemployment Rate in Russia is reported by the Federal State Statistics Service.

   
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Russia Unemployment Rate


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.10 4.90 14.10 4.80 1993 - 2014 percent Monthly
In Russia, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Russia Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Russia Unemployment Rate - was last refreshed on Friday, November 28, 2014.


Russia Unemployment Rate Up to 5.1%


Russian jobless rate increased for the second consecutive month to 5.1 percent in October of 2014 from 4.9 percent in September, above market forecasts.

The number of unemployed people increased to 3.87 million in October from 3.72 million in September. A year earlier, the figure was 4.14 million.

796 thousand people were officially registered as unemployed in October, unchanged from September but down from 849 thousand a year earlier. 

Nominal wages rose at a slower 8.6 percent year-on-year in October, following a revised 9.7 percent increase in September. Real wages increased 0.3 percent above market expectations and real disposable income grew 2.1 percent.  

Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
11/21/2014 1:19:58 PM


Recent Releases

Russia Unemployment Rate Edges Up in September
Russian jobless rate increased to 4.9 percent in September of 2014 from 4.8 percent in the previous month. It is the first increase since November last year, matching market forecasts. Published on 2014-10-17

Russia Unemployment Rate Down to 4.8% in August
Russian jobless rate fell to 4.8 percent in August of 2014 from 4.9 percent in the previous three months. Published on 2014-09-17


Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2014-09-17 01:00 PM
Unemployment Rate  Aug 2014
4.8% 4.9% 4.9% 5%
2014-10-17 01:00 PM
Unemployment Rate  Sep 2014
4.9% 4.8% 4.9% 4.8%
2014-11-21 01:00 PM
Unemployment Rate  Oct 2014
5.1% 4.9% 5% 5.0%
2014-12-19 01:00 PM
Unemployment Rate  Nov 2014
5.1%


Russia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.10 4.90 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
Employed Persons 71.90 72.40 74.10 60.40 Million [+]
Unemployed Persons 3.90 3.70 10.40 3.60 Million [+]
Productivity 201.63 179.59 201.63 68.43 Index Points [+]
Wages 32408.00 31929.00 39648.00 1.00 RUB [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 32408.00 31929.00 39648.00 0.00 RUB [+]
Population 143.70 143.35 148.69 119.90 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 55.00 55.00 55.00 55.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 60.00 60.00 60.00 60.00 [+]


Unemployment Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 6.20 Oct/14 6.20 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Brazil 4.70 Oct/14 4.90 13.10 4.30 percent [+]
Canada 6.50 Oct/14 6.80 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
China 4.10 Sep/14 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Euro Area 11.50 Oct/14 11.50 12.00 7.20 percent [+]
France 10.20 May/14 10.10 10.80 7.20 percent [+]
Germany 4.90 Oct/14 5.00 14.20 0.40 percent [+]
India 5.20 Dec/12 6.30 9.40 5.20 percent [+]
Indonesia 5.94 Aug/14 5.70 11.24 2.00 percent [+]
Italy 13.20 Oct/14 12.90 13.20 5.90 percent [+]
Japan 3.50 Oct/14 3.60 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Mexico 4.78 Oct/14 5.08 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Netherlands 8.00 Oct/14 8.00 8.80 3.40 percent [+]
Russia 5.10 Oct/14 4.90 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
South Korea 3.50 Oct/14 3.50 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Spain 23.67 Aug/14 24.47 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Switzerland 3.10 Oct/14 3.00 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Turkey 10.10 Aug/14 9.80 16.10 8.00 percent [+]
United Kingdom 6.00 Sep/14 6.00 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
United States 5.80 Oct/14 5.90 10.80 2.50 percent [+]