Ministry of labour: the number of registered unemployed exceeded 2.4 million

the Number of officially registered unemployed in Russia has grown for two month for 1 million 50 thousand people and exceeded 2.4 million people. This was stated by the Minister of labour and social protection of Russia Anton Kotkov at a meeting of President Vladimir Putin on the implementation of the adopted measures to support the economy and social sphere. The broadcast led TV channel “Russia 24”.

Kotkov reported that, according to preliminary data Rosstat, in Russia more than 4.5 million unemployed.

the Latest unemployment figures were voiced by June 1. Then Kotkov announced that Russia 2.09 million registered unemployed. In his opinion, the most difficult in the labor market will be the third quarter of this year, and then the situation will begin to improve.

So, for a fortnight the official unemployment rate increased by 334 thousand, or 15.9 per cent.