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

Unemployment Rate in Russia remained unchanged at 4.90 percent in July of 2014 from 4.90 percent in June of 2014. Unemployment Rate in Russia averaged 8.03 Percent from 1993 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 14.10 Percent in February of 1999 and a record low of 4.90 Percent in January of 1993. 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
4.90 4.90 14.10 4.90 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 Wednesday, August 27, 2014.


Russia Unemployment Rate Unchanged in July


Russian jobless rate remained stable at 4.9 percent for the second straight month in July of 2014. It is the lowest rate in more than eleven years.

The number of unemployed people was recorded at 3.7 million in July, almost unchanged from 3.69 million in June.  A year earlier, there were 4.01 million unemployed people.

850 thousand people were officially registered as unemployed in July, 20,000 less than in the previous month. 

Nominal wages increased 9.4 percent year-on-year in July, following a 10.1 percent increase in June while real wages rose 1.8 percent. Real disposable income increased 2.3 percent in July, following a 2.9 percent drop in the previous month.

Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
8/19/2014 1:16:03 PM


Recent Releases

Russia Unemployment Rate Stable at 4.9%
In June of 2014, Russian jobless rate was recorded at 4.9 percent, unchanged from the previous month. A year earlier, unemployment was recorded at 5.4 percent. Published on 2014-07-17

Russia Unemployment Rate Down to 11-Year Low
Russian jobless rate fell to 4.9 percent in May of 2014, the lowest rate since January of 1993. Unemployment decreased for the third straight month from 5.3 percent in April. A year earlier, unemployment reached 5.2 percent of the workforce. Published on 2014-06-20


Calendar GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2014-05-22 01:00 PM Russia
Unemployment Rate
Apr 2014 5.3% 5.4% 5.4% 5.3%
2014-06-20 01:00 PM Russia
Unemployment Rate
May 2014 4.9% 5.3% 5.2% 5.2%
2014-07-17 01:00 PM Russia
Unemployment Rate
Jun 2014 4.9% 4.9% 5.0% 4.7%
2014-08-19 01:00 PM Russia
Unemployment Rate
Jul 2014 4.9% 4.9% 5.0% 5%
2014-09-19 01:00 PM Russia
Unemployment Rate
Aug 2014 4.9% 4.6%


Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.90 4.90 14.10 4.90 Percent [+]
Employed Persons 71.90 71.60 74.10 60.40 Million [+]
Unemployed Persons 3.70 3.70 10.40 3.60 Million [+]
Productivity 201.63 179.59 201.63 68.43 Index Points [+]
Wages 33563.00 32272.00 39648.00 0.00 RUB [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 33563.00 32272.00 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 6.40 Jul/14 6.00 10.90 4.00 Percent [+]
Brazil 4.90 Apr/14 5.00 13.10 4.30 Percent [+]
Canada 7.00 Jul/14 7.10 13.10 2.90 Percent [+]
China 4.10 Jun/14 4.10 4.30 3.90 Percent [+]
Euro Area 11.50 Jun/14 11.60 12.00 7.20 Percent [+]
France 10.10 Feb/14 10.10 10.80 7.20 Percent [+]
Germany 5.10 Jun/14 5.10 14.20 0.40 Percent [+]
India 5.20 Dec/12 6.30 9.40 5.20 Percent [+]
Indonesia 5.70 Feb/14 6.17 11.24 2.00 Percent [+]
Italy 12.30 Jun/14 12.60 12.80 5.90 Percent [+]
Japan 3.70 Jun/14 3.50 5.60 1.00 Percent [+]
Mexico 5.47 Jul/14 4.80 5.93 2.22 Percent [+]
Netherlands 8.20 Jul/14 8.40 8.80 3.40 Percent [+]
Russia 4.90 Jul/14 4.90 14.10 4.90 Percent [+]
South Korea 3.40 Jul/14 3.60 7.10 2.90 Percent [+]
Spain 24.47 May/14 25.93 26.94 4.41 Percent [+]
Switzerland 2.90 Jul/14 2.90 5.40 1.60 Percent [+]
Turkey 8.80 May/14 9.00 16.10 8.00 Percent [+]
United Kingdom 6.40 Jun/14 6.50 12.00 3.40 Percent [+]
United States 6.20 Jul/14 6.10 10.80 2.50 Percent [+]





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