Unemployed number fell to 86 thousand people in Bashkiria
UFA, 21 May 2019. /Bashinform News Agency, Galina Bakhshieva/ translated by Tatiana Aksyutina/.
According to Rosstat, in the first quarter of this year, the number of unemployed in Bashkiria amounted to 86.3 thousand people. It is by 18.1% lower than a year ago, the republican Ministry of Labor reported.
The number of employed people in Bashkiria exceeded 1.808 million people, which corresponds to an employment level of 55.1%.
The total unemployment rate, according to calculations by the methodology of the International Labor Organization, amounted to 4.6% of the economically active population in the region.
For comparison: the nationwide unemployment rate is equal to 4.8%, in the Volga Federal District – to 4.4%.
Last year, respectively, in the republic it was 5.4%, in Russia — 5.1%, in the Volga Federal District — 4.7%.
According to the Ministry of Labor, since the beginning of 2019, 19.9 thousand residents of Bashkiria have received unemployment status. This is by 25.8% more than in January-April 2018.
As of May 1, the number of unemployed registered in employment centers exceeded 23.2 thousand people. This is by 18.7% more than at the beginning of the year, the department summarized.