There has even been registered a slight decrease. But let just say it remained constant,’ Seitan said. According to the minister, authorities conduct surveys and issue normative acts that should stimulate employers increase the number of jobs, on the one hand, and recruit unemployed, on the other hand.
Out of the total number of unemployed registered countrywide, as many as 459,158 receive unemployment benefit, while 281,824 people have no benefit. Compared to the national unemployment rate of 8.1 percent, the women’s joblessness rate stood at 7.3 percent. The unemployment rate reached 7.8 percent in December 2009 and 4.9 percent in the January last year.