Russia's unemployment rate decreased to 4.3% in September 2021 from 4.4% in the previous month and below market forecasts of 4.5%.
Unemployment rates peaked at 6.4% in August 2020 during the worst of the coronacrisis, but are now back to their historic low set in August 2019 of 4.3%.
September rate was the lowest rate since August 2019, as the number of unemployed people fell by 84,000 from a month earlier to 3.272mn and those officially registered as unemployed declined by 114,000 to 1.112mn.
According to RosStat statistics, unemployment in Russia decreased to 4.4% in August, down from 4.5% in July.
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