More than 26,000 people applied to regional labour, employment and social protection management departments in search of jobs, - a correspondent of the site was told by Vladimir Shepelevich, a deputy chairman of the labour, employment and social protection management of Mogilev regional executive committee. 17,700 applicants (67.5%) got the status of unemployed.
During the period 18,500 people were assisted in finding jobs; 12,500 of them had been unemployed. By August 1, 2010 there were 0.9 unemployed per each job vacancy (compared to 1.1 unemployed per vacancy by August 1, 2009). 80 % of vacancies are for manual work.