The unemployment rate in Mogilev Region fell by 0.2 percentage points in January-February 2008 to 1.3% as of March 1, 2008, the regional employment service told Interfax.
s of late February 2008, the number of the unemployed stood at 6,500 people, specified the source. 67.7% of the unemployed are women.
61.7% of the unemployed get allowances, the source reported.
There were 1.3 unemployed persons per one vacancy registered with the state employment agencies (1.8 as of late February 2007). 76.8% of vacancies were manual labour jobs.
In January-February 2008 state employment agencies assisted over 4,000 people in finding a job.
The February dole claimed BYR 186 million, claimed by 3.8 thousand unemployed persons. The average dole stood at BYR 49,300, which makes 24% of the subsistence budget.