Over 1.5 milion unemployed in Ukraine

Mon, 02.12.2019 17:43

Over 1.5 million unemployed people were recorded in Ukraine in the first half of 2019, according to the Minister for Development of Economy, Trade and Agriculture Tymofiy Mylovanov.

In a post on his Facebook page, he wrote: "The number of unemployed people aged 15-70 years, according to the State Statistics Service: 1,528,400 people in the first half of 2019, 1,578,600 people in 2018, and 1,847,600 in 2014”.

In 2018, the unemployment rate in Ukraine made up 8.8%, which is half that of Greece but higher than in Poland, where the figure made up 3.9%.

Source: Ukrinform

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