Sverdlovsk Region has 150,000 unemployed

6 July 2015 (18:18)

UrBC, Yekaterinburg, July 6, 2015. The number of the unemployed came to 151,607 people in Sverdlovsk Region in June 2015, which was nearly 30,000 more than a year earlier, Sverdlovskstat reports.

In fact, the figure dropped against the earlier months in April and May yet rose by as much as 700 people in June. Still, this number is still 2,500 people below the levels of January 2015 and 4,300 people below those of March 2015, when the overall number of the unemployed stood at the year’s high.

The overall unemployment rate thus remains the same as in the previous two months and stands at 6.6%, which is 1.2% more than a year earlier.

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