Russia Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in Russia remained unchanged at 4.90 percent in June of 2014 from 4.90 percent in May of 2014. Unemployment Rate in Russia averaged 8.04 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.


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.

The number of unemployed people decreased slightly to 3.68 million in June from 3.7 million in May. Year-on-year, unemployment fell 9.8 percent.

There were 869 thousand people officially registered as unemployed in June, 36,000 less than in the previous month. In May, the number fell by 88 thousand. 

Average wages rose 9.6 percent year-on-year to 33563 roubles in June, following a 9.9 percent increase in the previous month. Real wages increased 1.7 percent while real disposable income fell 2.9 percent. 

Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
7/17/2014 2:15:00 PM


Recent Releases

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

Russia Unemployment Falls to 5.3%
Russian jobless rate dropped for the second consecutive month to 5.3 percent in April of 2014 from 5.4 percent in March. Published on 2014-05-22


Calendar GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2014-04-17 01:00 PM Russia
Unemployment Rate
Mar 2014 5.4% 5.6% 5.6% 5.7%
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%
2014-08-18 01:00 PM Russia
Unemployment Rate
Jul 2014 4.9% 4.7%


Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.90 4.90 14.10 4.90 Percent [+]
Employed Persons 71.60 71.00 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 [+]





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