MOSCOW, Feb 19 (Reuters) - The number of people unemployed
in Russia stood at 4.5 million, or 6.0 percent of the workforce,
at the end of January, after a rate of 5.3 percent in the
previous month, the Federal Statistics Service said on Tuesday.
Analysts polled by Reuters had forecast unemployment of 5.7
The FSS provided the following data:
RUSSIAN UNEMPLOYMENT Jan 13 Dec 12 Jan 12
No. unemployed (mln) 4.48 3.83 4.75
Officially registered (mln) 1.07 1.07 1.30
NOTE - Figures based on the methodology of the International
For key Russian indicators click here.
(Compiled by Maya Dyakina)
Keywords: RUSSIA UNEMPLOYMENT/
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