The unemployment rate in Mogilev Region fell by 0.2 percentage points in January-May 2008 to 1.1% as of June 1, 2008, the regional employment service told Interfax.
As of late May 2008, the number of the unemployed stood at 5,325 people, specified the source. 66.4% of the unemployed are women.
60% of the unemployed get allowances, the source reported.
There were 0.9 unemployed persons per one vacancy registered with the state employment agencies (1.2 as of late May 2007).
In January-May 2008 state employment agencies assisted over 16,600 people in finding a job.