Unemployment rate registered in the region by March, 1 makes up 1% of able-bodied population, - the correspondent of the site was told at labour, employment and social protection management committee.
The number of employees of the sphere of regional economy increased by 12.2 thous people comparing to the corresponding period of the last year, and reached 507 368 people.
According to the specialists, during January - February regional employment agencies helped 3 593 people find jobs (compared to 2 877 jobs for applicants in January – February of 2009).
During the last two months 2 817 job vacancies were set in the region (compared to 2 315 job vacancies in January - February of 2009). “Regional employment agencies will continue active work in this direction”, - specialists stressed.