Official unemployment rate doubled in Belarus in 2015

Афіцыйнае беспрацоўе ў Беларусі за 2015 год вырасла ўдвая

43.3 thousand people were officially unemployed at the end of 2015. The unemployment rate reached 1%, BelaPAN refers to the National Statistic Committee.

4 million 470 thousand people were employed in December 2015.


The number of the officially unemployed totalled 24.2 thousand people at the end of 2014. The unemployment rate was 0.5%. The same rate was registered at the end of 2013.

Thus, the official unemployment rate has doubled in a year.