Unified informing day on “Unemployment & employment in Belarus” is held at public institutions and establishments of Mogilev region on February, 19.
According to the information provided by the department of labour, employment and social protection management of regional executive committee, the rate of registered unemployment in Mogilev region decreased by 0.4 % compared with the respective period of the previous year, and by February, 1, 2009 counted for 0.9 % per economically active population. The amount of the unemployed makes up 4.6 thousand people, i.e. 1.8 thousand people less compared with January, 2008. 60 % of the unemployed are women.
3175 citizen applied to the state employment agencies for help in looking for a job, 2504 people that makes up 78 % of those having applied were put on the list of the unemployed. Jobs were provided for 1078 people, among them 387 – in small towns, 236 – in the country.