Macroeconomy

Employment and unemployment in Russia in September 2014

The total number of economically active population aged 15-72 years in Russia in September 2014 amounted to 75.7 million (53% of the total population). 3.7 million people were unemployed by the ILO criteria (i.e. had no job or income classes, looking for work and were ready to start it in surveyed week). Thus, the unemployment rate in September 2014. amounted to 4.9% (without exclusion of the seasonal factor). // Moscow// 20/10/2014, Source: Russian Statistic Service