20 March 2012, Tuesday, 18:01

Villagers make up 40% of unemployed people in Bashkiria

author: Galina Bakshieva

According to the latest information rural residents make up 40% of all people, officially registered by republican employment service as unemployed. At present time there are about 31 thousand unemployed people in Bashkiria, including 59% of women.

The share of youth at the age of 16-29 exceeds 24% in the structure of unemployment; people of pre-pension age make up 9% and disabled people – 7%.

Citizens, who quit their job, make up a half of officially registered unemployed. People, dismissed because of either liquidation of their companies or because of staff reduction, make up about 20%. The share of people, trying to resume labor activity after long (more than one year) break, is 17,5%. About 5% seek jobs for the first time, the State Population Employment Service RB reported.