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

Unemployment Rate in Russia increased to 4.90 percent in September of 2014 from 4.80 percent in August of 2014. Unemployment Rate in Russia averaged 8 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.

   
 
 

Russia Unemployment Rate


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.90 4.80 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 Saturday, November 1, 2014.


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.

The number of unemployed people increased to 3.72 million in September from 3.66 million in August. A year earlier, there figure was 3.99 million.

796 thousand people were officially registered as unemployed in September, 40,000 less than in the previous month and 83 thousand less than in September of 2013.

Nominal wages rose at a slower 6.9 percent year-on-year in September, following a revised 6.3 percent increase in August while real wages contracted for the second month in a row by an annual 1 percent. Real disposable income increased 0.6 percent.

Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
10/17/2014 1:20:05 PM


Recent Releases

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

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. Published on 2014-08-19


Calendar GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
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%
2014-09-17 01:00 PM Russia
Unemployment Rate
Aug 2014 4.8% 4.9% 4.9% 5%
2014-10-17 01:00 PM Russia
Unemployment Rate
Sep 2014 4.9% 4.8% 4.9% 4.8%
2014-11-14 01:00 PM Russia
Unemployment Rate
Oct 2014 4.9% 4.9%


Russia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.90 4.80 14.10 4.80 Percent [+]
Employed Persons 71.90 72.40 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 31071.00 30763.00 39648.00 1.00 RUB [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 31071.00 30763.00 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 [+]