Russia Unemployment Rate

1994 - 2021 | Monthly | % | Federal State Statistics Service

Key information about Russia Unemployment Rate

  • Russia Unemployment Rate dropped to 4.25% in Dec 2021, from the previously reported figure of 4.28% in Nov 2021.
  • Russia Unemployment Rate is updated monthly, available from Jan 1994 to Dec 2021, with an average rate of 6.94%.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 14.66% in Feb 1999 and a record low of 4.25% in Dec 2021.
  • The data is reported by reported by Federal State Statistics Service.
  • In the latest reports, Russia Population reached 145.56 million people in Dec 2021.


View Russia's Unemployment Rate from Jan 1994 to Dec 2021 in the chart:

Russia Unemployment Rate

What was Russia's Unemployment Rate in Dec 2021?

Russia Unemployment Rate dropped to 4.25% in Dec 2021, from the previously reported figure of 4.28% in Nov 2021. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
4.25 Dec 2021 4.28 Nov 2021 4.25 Dec 2021 14.66 Feb 1999 % monthly Jan 1994 - Dec 2021

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 11.30 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2022
Algeria (%) 11.71 Sep 2017 quarterly Mar 2014 - Sep 2017
Argentina (%) 7.00 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 1990 - Mar 2022
Armenia (%) 14.80 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Australia (%) 3.50 Jun 2022 monthly Feb 1978 - Jun 2022
Austria (%) 4.27 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Jun 2022
Azerbaijan (%) 5.94 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Bahrain (%) 4.30 2016 yearly 1991 - 2016
Bangladesh (%) 5.30 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Belarus (%) 0.20 Jun 2022 monthly Oct 2004 - Jun 2022
Belgium (%) 5.50 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1983 - Jun 2022
Bolivia (%) 3.40 2017 yearly 1999 - 2017
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 17.41 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
Botswana (%) 24.72 2021 yearly 1991 - 2021
Brazil (%) 9.30 Jun 2022 monthly Mar 2012 - Jun 2022
Brunei (%) 7.65 2021 yearly 1991 - 2021
Bulgaria (%) 4.90 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Cambodia (%) 2.40 2020 yearly 2020 - 2020
Canada (%) 4.90 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - Jul 2022
Chile (%) 7.81 Jun 2022 monthly Mar 2009 - Jun 2022
China (%) 5.50 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2017 - Jun 2022
Colombia (%) 12.12 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2021 - Mar 2022
Croatia (%) 7.10 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2022
Cyprus (%) 5.10 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Jun 2022
Czech Republic (%) 2.49 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Jun 2022
Denmark (%) 5.10 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Dec 2021
Ecuador (%) 4.05 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2013 - Jun 2022
Egypt (%) 7.20 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2003 - Mar 2022
Estonia (%) 5.50 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1997 - Mar 2022
European Union (%) 6.00 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Jun 2022
Finland (%) 6.80 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1988 - Jun 2022
France (%) 7.30 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1975 - Mar 2022
Georgia (%) 20.62 2021 yearly 1991 - 2021
Germany (%) 2.80 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Jun 2022
Ghana (%) 4.70 2021 yearly 1991 - 2021
Greece (%) 12.50 May 2022 monthly Apr 1998 - May 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 4.70 Jun 2022 monthly Oct 1981 - Jun 2022
Hungary (%) 3.40 May 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - May 2022
Iceland (%) 3.40 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jun 2022
India (%) 7.11 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Indonesia (%) 6.49 2021 yearly 1984 - 2021
Iran (%) 8.90 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 2001 - Dec 2021
Ireland (%) 4.80 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Jun 2022
Israel (%) 3.31 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2012 - Jun 2022
Italy (%) 8.12 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1983 - Jun 2022
Ivory Coast (%) 3.50 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Japan (%) 2.60 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1953 - Jun 2022
Jordan (%) 22.80 Feb 2022 quarterly Feb 2000 - Feb 2022
Kazakhstan (%) 4.90 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Jun 2022
Kenya (%) 2.98 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
South Korea (%) 2.80 May 2022 monthly Jun 1999 - May 2022
Kosovo (%) 25.80 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2016 - Mar 2021
Kuwait (%) 2.09 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Kyrgyzstan (%) 5.80 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Laos (%) 0.95 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Latvia (%) 6.50 May 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - May 2022
Lebanon (%) 29.56 2021 yearly 2004 - 2021
Lithuania (%) 5.80 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Jun 2022
Luxembourg (%) 4.66 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Jun 2022
Macau SAR, China (%) 3.70 Jun 2022 monthly Sep 1996 - Jun 2022
North Macedonia (%) 14.80 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
Malawi (%) 6.60 2013 yearly 2005 - 2013
Malaysia (%) 3.80 May 2022 monthly Jan 2010 - May 2022
Malta (%) 3.22 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2022
Mauritius (%) 7.10 Mar 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2020
Mexico (%) 3.33 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Jun 2022
Moldova (%) 3.01 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Mongolia (%) 8.50 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2006 - Mar 2022
Montenegro (%) 16.80 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Morocco (%) 11.20 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Jun 2022
Mozambique (%) 3.98 2021 yearly 1991 - 2021
Myanmar (%) 1.79 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Nepal (%) 4.44 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Netherlands (%) 3.10 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Jul 2021
New Zealand (%) 3.30 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1986 - Jun 2022
Nigeria (%) 33.28 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Norway (%) 3.20 May 2022 monthly Jan 1989 - May 2022
Oman (%) 2.10 May 2022 monthly Mar 2018 - May 2022
Pakistan (%) 6.30 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Palestinian Territory (%) 25.40 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Panama (%) 11.30 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Paraguay (%) 8.47 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2017 - Mar 2022
Peru (%) 6.78 Jun 2022 monthly Mar 2001 - Jun 2022
Philippines (%) 5.70 Apr 2022 quarterly Jul 1982 - Apr 2022
Poland (%) 4.90 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Jun 2022
Portugal (%) 7.20 Jan 2021 monthly Feb 1998 - Jan 2021
Qatar (%) 0.10 2019 yearly 1997 - 2019
Romania (%) 5.30 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Jun 2022
Russia (%) 4.25 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Dec 2021
Saudi Arabia (%) 6.01 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2022
Serbia (%) 10.60 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2022
Singapore (%) 2.10 Jun 2022 monthly Mar 2020 - Jun 2022
Slovakia (%) 6.28 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Jun 2022
Slovenia (%) 4.30 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 1997 - Mar 2022
South Africa (%) 34.50 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Spain (%) 12.48 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 1976 - Jun 2022
Sri Lanka (%) 4.30 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2012 - Mar 2022
Sudan (%) 20.30 2010 yearly 1993 - 2010
Sweden (%) 7.66 May 2022 monthly Jan 1983 - May 2022
Switzerland (%) 4.56 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Mar 2022

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) 2.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1993 - Mar 2022
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) 15,425.896 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2022
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 224,869.391 May 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - May 2022
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 23.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
National Government Debt (USD mn) 384,188.6 Jun 2022 monthly May 2009 - Jun 2022
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 15.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2011 - Mar 2022
Forecast: Government Expenditure (RUB bn) 75,136.971 2027 yearly 1998 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (RUB bn) 42,332.644 2027 yearly 1997 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (RUB bn) 71,239.802 2027 yearly 1998 - 2027
Consolidated Government Revenue: ytd: ow Excise Tax: Goods Produced in Russia (RUB bn) -644.298 May 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - May 2022
Consolidated Government Revenue: ytd: Taxes & Contributions for Social Needs (RUB bn) 3,782.952 May 2022 monthly Jun 2006 - May 2022
Consolidated Government Revenue: ytd: ow Excise Tax: Goods Imported in Russia (RUB bn) 36.108 May 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - May 2022
Consolidated Government Revenue: ytd: ow VAT: Goods, Works, Services Imported in... (RUB bn) 1,371.896 May 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2022
Consolidated Government Budget Balance: ytd (RUB bn) 3,439.604 May 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - May 2022
Domestic Debt (RUB bn) 16,681.441 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 2008 - Jun 2022
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 3.628 2027 yearly 1993 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) 22,518.0 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Jan 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 45,842.6 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Jan 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 69.9 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 8,042,247.604 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 682,501.698 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 368,038.638 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 23,324.6 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Jan 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 38.6 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 9,552,695.675 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 3,699,953.862 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 968.400 Jan 2022 monthly Mar 2004 - Jan 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 1,311.100 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 1992 - Jan 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 5,804.600 Jan 2022 monthly Mar 2004 - Jan 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 7,204.900 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 1992 - Jan 2022
MED Forecast: Retail Trade Turnover: YoY: Conservative Scenario (%) 2.400 2024 yearly 2020 - 2024
MED Forecast: Real GDP Growth: YoY: Baseline Scenario (%) 3.040 2024 yearly 2020 - 2024
Foreign Trade Turnover: CB: Quarterly: Import of Goods (USD bn) 85.501 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2021
Foreign Trade Turnover: CB: Quarterly: Export of Goods (USD bn) 153.843 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2021
Foreign Trade Turnover: CB: Quarterly: Import of Services: sa (USD bn) 21.231 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2021
Foreign Trade Turnover: CB: Quarterly: Export of Services: sa (USD bn) 15.431 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2021
Foreign Trade Balance: Central Bank (USD mn) 21,173.000 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Jan 2022
MED Forecast: Export Products: Conservative Scenario (USD bn) 463.594 2024 yearly 2020 - 2024
MED Forecast: Import Products: Baseline Scenario (USD bn) 325.815 2024 yearly 2020 - 2024
MED Forecast: Import Products: Conservative Scenario (USD bn) 317.603 2024 yearly 2020 - 2024
Exports: ytd: APEC: China (USD mn) 5,804.600 Jan 2022 monthly Feb 2004 - Jan 2022
Imports: ytd: European Union: Italy (USD mn) 761.000 Jan 2022 monthly Feb 2004 - Jan 2022
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) -14,055.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2022
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 28,200.0 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2012 - Jun 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 16.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) -13,804.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) -3.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -10,448.510 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -2.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -5,155.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -5,293.070 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2022
External Debt (USD mn) 472,841.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2000 - Jun 2022
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 27.1 2021 yearly 1993 - 2021
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 87,695.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2001 - Mar 2022
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 4.8 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 56.307 2027 yearly 1992 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 483,432.340 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2013 - Dec 2021
RU: BoP: Financial Account: Official Reserve Assets (USD mn) 15,384.980 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2019
RU: BoP: Net Errors & Omissions (USD mn) 1,003.680 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2019
RU: BoP: Financial Account: Other Investment: Liabilities (USD mn) 261.490 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2019
BoP: Current Account: sa: Services (USD mn) -5,800.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2021
BoP: Current Account: sa: Primary Income: Payable (USD mn) 38,107.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2021
BoP: Current Account: sa: Goods: Imports (USD mn) 79,354.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2021
BoP: Current Account: sa: Primary Income: Receivable (USD mn) 25,719.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2021
BoP: Current Account: sa: Services: Exports (USD mn) 15,431.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2021
BoP: Current Account: sa: Secondary Income (USD mn) -880.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2021
BoP: Current Account: sa: Goods (USD mn) 59,772.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2021
BoP: Current Account: sa: Services: Imports (USD mn) 21,231.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2021
BoP: Current Account: sa: Secondary Income: Receivable (USD mn) 4,055.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2021
BoP: Current Account: sa: Goods: Exports (USD mn) 139,127.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2021
BoP: Current Account: sa: Primary Income (USD mn) -12,388.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2021
BoP: Current Account: sa: Secondary Income: Payable (USD mn) 4,935.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2021
BoP: NP: FA: Direct Investment: Net Incurrence of Liabilities (USD mn) 1,416.580 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2018
BoP: NP: FA: Other Investment: Net Incurrence of Liabilities (USD mn) 5,644.930 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
BoP: CA: Secondary Income: FC: Personal Transfers: Debit (USD mn) 3,693.690 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2018
BoP: CA: Secondary Income: FC: Personal Transfers: Credit (USD mn) 1,195.990 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2018
BoP: CA: Secondary Income: FC: Personal Transfers (Current Transfers between Res... (USD mn) -2,497.700 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2018
FDI: BoP Data: Outward (USD mn) 27,837.445 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2021
FDI: BoP Data: Inward (USD mn) 13,120.334 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2021
External Debt: Long Term (USD mn) 363,698.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2002 - Mar 2022
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 16.8 Nov 2020 monthly Jun 2009 - Nov 2020
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 19.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2022
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 712,652.958 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 2007 - Jun 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 1,360,944.525 Jun 2022 monthly Jun 1992 - Jun 2022
M2 Growth (%) 16.8 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1992 - Jun 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 2.0 Jul 2022 monthly Jul 2004 - Jul 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 468,631.0 Jan 2022 monthly Dec 1996 - Jan 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 26.280 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2011 - Dec 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 20.1 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Jan 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 132,256.000 Jan 2022 monthly Dec 1993 - Jan 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 972,721.967 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Jan 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 14.1 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 1,583,747.0 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 2000 - Jun 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 10.5 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 2001 - Jun 2022
Debt Service Ratio: Private Non-Financial Sector (%) 12.700 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
Credit to Households (USD bn) 376.463 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2021
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 1,798.946 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 1995 - Dec 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 525,121.8 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 2000 - Jun 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 1,009,148.813 Jan 2022 monthly Sep 2002 - Jan 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 15.63 Jan 2022 monthly Sep 2003 - Jan 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 52.85 Dec 2021 quarterly Sep 2002 - Dec 2021
Banking System Survey: Domestic Claims (RUB mn) 54,882,039.000 Apr 2019 monthly Dec 2014 - Apr 2019
Loans Debt (RUB bn) 78,529.337 Jan 2022 monthly Sep 2002 - Jan 2022
Loans: As % of Total: Doubtful (%) 6.459 Nov 2020 monthly Jun 2009 - Nov 2020
Loans: As % of Total: Loss (%) 7.379 Nov 2020 monthly Jun 2009 - Nov 2020
Loans: As % of Total: Problem (%) 2.956 Nov 2020 monthly Jun 2009 - Nov 2020
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) -3.7 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Jul 2022
Entrepreneur Confidence Indicator: Construction (% Point) -20.000 Mar 2019 quarterly Jun 2002 - Mar 2019

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