Russia Unemployment Rate  1992-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Russian unemployment rate came in at 4.7 percent in June 2018, unchanged from the previous month's record low and below last year's 5.1 percent, as the number of unemployed continued to fall. Unemployment Rate in Russia averaged 7.58 percent from 1992 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 14.10 percent in February of 1999 and a record low of 4.70 percent in May of 2018.

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Russia Jobless Rate Holds Steady at Record Low


Russian unemployment rate came in at 4.7 percent in June 2018, unchanged from the previous month's record low and below last year's 5.1 percent, as the number of unemployed continued to fall.

The number of unemployed declined by 65 thousand to 3.543 million in June from 3.608 million in the previous month. Compared with the previous year, unemployment fell by 317 thousand from 3.860 million.

Real wages in Russia rose 7.2 percent year-on-year in June, easing from a revised 7.6 percent jump in the previous month and above market expectations of 7 percent. Average nominal wages surged 9.7 percent to RUB 45,840 while annual inflation rate stood at 2.3 percent, close to January's record low of 2.2 percent. Meanwhile, real disposable personal income in Russia increased by 0.2 percent in June, following a 0.1 percent gain in the previous month.


Federal State Statistics Service | Joana Ferreira | joana.ferreira@tradingeconomics.com
7/18/2018 1:13:10 PM



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-05-22 01:00 PM Unemployment Rate 4.9% 5% 5% 5.1%
2018-06-20 01:00 PM Unemployment Rate 4.7% 4.9% 4.9% 5.1%
2018-07-18 01:00 PM Unemployment Rate 4.7% 4.7% 4.7% 4.6%
2018-08-17 01:00 PM Unemployment Rate 4.7% 4.6%
2018-09-19 01:00 PM Unemployment Rate 4.5%
2018-10-17 01:00 PM Unemployment Rate 4.4%


Russia Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 4.70 4.70 14.10 4.70 percent [+]
Employed Persons 72.50 72.30 74.10 60.40 Million [+]
Unemployed Persons 3.50 3.60 10.40 3.50 Million [+]
Employment Rate 59.80 59.60 66.60 59.30 percent [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 62.80 62.70 70.30 62.50 percent [+]
Productivity -0.20 -2.20 7.50 -4.10 percent [+]
Job Offers 1526865.00 1468928.00 2197833.00 1000000.00 Persons [+]
Wages 45840.00 44076.00 51197.00 1.00 RUB/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 40385.00 39826.00 40469.00 7397.00 RUB/Month [+]
Wage Growth 7.20 7.60 27.20 -41.40 percent [+]
Minimum Wages 11163.00 9489.00 11163.00 132.00 RUB/Month [+]
Population 146.88 146.50 148.69 119.90 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 55.00 55.00 55.00 55.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 60.00 60.00 60.00 60.00 [+]
Wages Low Skilled 18300.00 13300.00 18300.00 12000.00 RUB/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 46100.00 37300.00 46100.00 33300.00 RUB/Month [+]
Living Wage Family 28300.00 27600.00 28300.00 26700.00 RUB/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 20400.00 20100.00 20400.00 19300.00 RUB/Month [+]


Russia Unemployment Rate

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. Russia Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.70 4.70 14.10 4.70 1992 - 2018 percent Monthly




unemployment rate by Country
Country Last
Spain 16.74 Mar/18
Brazil 12.70 May/18
Italy 10.70 May/18
Turkey 9.60 Apr/18
France 9.20 Mar/18
Euro Area 8.40 May/18
Canada 6.00 Jun/18
Australia 5.40 Jun/18
Indonesia 5.13 Mar/18
Russia 4.70 Jun/18
United Kingdom 4.20 May/18
United States 4.00 Jun/18
Netherlands 3.90 Jun/18
China 3.89 Mar/18
South Korea 3.70 Jun/18
India 3.52 Dec/17
Germany 3.40 May/18
Mexico 3.20 May/18
Switzerland 2.40 Jun/18
Japan 2.20 May/18


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