Sunday, August 20, 2017

Yekaterinburg unemployment falls to 0.45 percent

Earlier this week, the Yekaterinburg Employment Center announced that the city's official unemployment rate is 0.45 percent, down from 0.51 percent in December 2012.

From January to October, a total of 12,687 Yekaterinburg residents were able to find employment through the city's employment center, Ural Business Consulting reports.

In total, the center handled the employment cases of 20,351 city residents during the period, of which the center provided job counseling to 3,993.

The Yekaterinburg Employment Center placed 48.4 percent of new applicants into full- or part-time jobs this year, while 3,315 applicants remain jobless, according to Ural Business Consulting.