The state statistics service said the number of unemployed in Ukraine

Госстат назвал число безработных в Украине

In the state statistics service new counted the number of unemployed in the country

The number of unemployed in Ukraine in the IV quarter of 2018, according to the methodology of the International labor organization, there were 1.7 million people.

The number of unemployed in Ukraine in the IV quarter of 2018 amounted to 1.7 million people. This is evidenced by the data of sample household surveys of the State statistics service.

In particular, according to the Agency, the unemployment rate among the economically active population aged 15-70 years in the fourth quarter of 2018 compared to the fourth quarter of 2017 decreased by 0.6 V. p. and amounted to 9.3%.

“The number of the employed population aged 15-70 in the fourth quarter of 2018 amounted to 16.2 million people. The employment rate of population aged 15-70 years compared to 2017 increased by 1.2 V. p. and was 56.6% among the working age population – on 1,9 V. p. to 65,8% respectively”, – informed the state statistics service.

According to the methodology of the International labour organization, the unemployed are persons aged 15-70 years who were unemployed in the survey week, actively looked for her for four weeks and are ready to start work within the next two weeks.

We will remind, as of March 1, 2019 in the State employment service had registered 367 thousand unemployed.

It was also reported that from 1 January 2019 entered into force the new procedure of registration and re-registration of unemployed persons and keeping record of persons seeking work.

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