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

Russia Unemployment Rate Edges Up to 5.2%