Vosganian: „Employees number rises by almost 600,000 over 2005-2008”
“For the first time in 2007 the number of employees exceeded the number of retirees, which allowed us to raise pensions and reduce the unemployment”, Minister of Economy and Finance also said.
In 2008, the highest unemployment rate appeared in January – 4.3%, with 383,989
The National Prognosis Commission estimated for 2008 a number of 634,000 unemployed at a total of 6.278 million employees.
Minister Varujan Vosganian participated on Wednesday, at Victoria Palace (Government’s headquarters), in the presentation of the Report on the fulfilment of pledges contained in the Governance programme assumed in 2004.