Russia Unemployment Rate Falls in April

Russian jobless rate decreased for the first time in eight months to 5.8 percent in April from 5.9 percent in March.
Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com 5/22/2015 2:22:44 PM
The number of unemployed people decreased to 4.42 million in April from 4.5 million in the previous month. A year earlier, the figure was 3.98 million.

Nominal wages rose 1 percent year-on-year to an average RUB 32805 (4.5 percent in March), real pay fell 13.2 percent after dropping by 10.6 percent in the previous month. Real disposable income shrank 4 percent (-1.8 percent in March).

Russia Unemployment Rate Falls in April