Unemployment in EAEU decreased markedly in September

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The number of unemployed registered in the employment services of the states of the Eurasian Economic Union, as of the end of September 2022, amounted to 1,011.2 thousand people. Their number decreased by 18% compared to the same date in 2021, the press service of the Eurasian Economic Commission wrote, Rhythm of Eurasia reports.

Number of unemployed by countries: Armenia 51.0 thousand people, Belarus - 6.0 thousand people, Kazakhstan - 256.9 thousand people, Kyrgyzstan - 75.7 thousand people, Russia - 621.6 thousand pers.

Thus, the number of unemployed is 1.1% of the labor force. In 2021, this figure was 1.3%, the report says.

According to the latest available data, in accordance with the methodology of the International Labor Organization, the unemployment rate in the EAEU was estimated at 4.2% of the labor force (Q2 2022), including in Armenia - 13.0% (Q2 2022). .), Belarus - 3.4% (III quarter of 2022), Kazakhstan - 4.9% (II quarter of 2022), Kyrgyzstan - 5.3% (2021), Russia - 4.0% ( Q2 2022).

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November 15, 2022