The number of unemployed people decreased by 88 thousand to 4.037 million in August. A year earlier, the figure was 4.067 million.
The number of economically active people increased by 0.6 million to 77.5 million (53 percent of population). Compared to August of 2015, the figure increased by 0.1 million.
Nominal wages rose 5.8 percent year-on-year to an average RUB 34095 while real pay fell 1 percent. Real disposable income decreased 8.3 percent.