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

Unemployment Rate in Russia increased to 5.20 percent in November of 2014 from 5.10 percent in October of 2014. Unemployment Rate in Russia averaged 7.98 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
5.20 5.10 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, December 20, 2014.


Russia Unemployment Rate Edges Up to 5.2%


Russian jobless rate increased to 5.2 percent in November of 2014 from 5.1 percent in the previous month, above market expectations.

The number of unemployed people increased to 3.93 million in November from 3.87 million in October. A year earlier, the figure was 4.11 million.

822 thousand people were officially registered as unemployed in November, up from 796 thousand in October but down from 873 thousand a year earlier. 

Nominal wages rose increased 9.6 percent year-on-year in November, following an 8.6 percent rise in the previous month. Real wages went up 0.5 percent.

Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
12/17/2014 1:25:08 PM


Recent Releases

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. Published on 2014-11-21

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


Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2014-10-17 01:00 PM
Unemployment Rate  Sep
4.9% 4.8% 4.9% 4.8%
2014-11-21 01:00 PM
Unemployment Rate  Oct
5.1% 4.9% 5% 5.0%
2014-12-17 01:00 PM
Unemployment Rate  Nov
5.2% 5.1% 5.1%
2015-01-19 01:00 PM
Unemployment Rate  Dec
5.2%
2015-02-17 01:00 PM
Unemployment Rate  Jan
2015-03-17 01:00 PM
Unemployment Rate  Feb


Russia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.20 5.10 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
Employed Persons 72.00 71.90 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 6.30 Nov/14 6.20 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Brazil 4.80 Nov/14 4.70 13.10 4.30 percent [+]
Canada 6.60 Nov/14 6.50 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
China 4.10 Aug/14 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Euro Area 11.50 Oct/14 11.50 12.00 7.20 percent [+]
France 10.40 Aug/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 4.53 Nov/14 4.78 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Netherlands 8.00 Nov/14 8.00 8.80 3.40 percent [+]
Russia 5.20 Nov/14 5.10 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
South Korea 3.40 Nov/14 3.50 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Spain 23.67 Aug/14 24.47 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Switzerland 3.20 Nov/14 3.10 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Turkey 10.50 Sep/14 10.10 16.10 8.00 percent [+]
United Kingdom 6.00 Oct/14 6.00 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
United States 5.80 Nov/14 5.80 10.80 2.50 percent [+]