Sverdlovsk Region: 10,000 people work part-time

23 June 2015 (09:14)

UrBC, Yekaterinburg, June 23, 2015. The number of people without jobs who registered with Sverdlovsk Region employment agencies came to 33,079 on June 1, 2015, compared with 28,219 a year earlier, the Employment and Labor Department reports.

43,357 people applied to the agencies in search of a suitable job, including 39,501 jobless applicants, compared with 34,419 a year earlier. The official unemployment rate came to 1.45%, compared with 1.22% a year earlier.

The overall number of people currently without a job but looking for employment reached 150,875 on June 1, 2015, compared with 118,983 a year earlier. The overall unemployment rate stood at 6.6% (compared with 5% a year earlier) in Sverdlovsk Region.

21.9% of the unemployed were officially registered with employment agencies, compared with 23.7% a year earlier. Out of these 21.9%, 58.7% resigned themselves and 14.8% were made redundant or had to leave because the business went into liquidation.

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