In comparison with a last year's indicator unemployment rate increased by 0,7 items. About it reports statistics GU in the Nikolaev area.
In conditions financially - an economic crisis in area in January, 2009 in comparison with December it is recorded increases in number of workers which were in holiday with permission and at the initiative of administration for 2,8%. Their number made 15,7 thousand people or 6,3% of total number working in area economy.
Also for 22,4%, in comparison with December, 2008, the number of people which worked in a mode of shortened working hours, weeks increased. Their number in January made 22,4 thousand people or 8,9% of total number of workers.
Real wage level (taking into account a consumer price index on goods and services) in January, 2009 in comparison with the corresponding period of last year decreased by 7,3%.
As of February 1, 2009 of 5,2 thousand employees of economically active enterprises suffered from untimely payment of a salary. Thus to each of them on the average it isn't paid on 2677 UAH that is 1,7 times more than a size of the average salary added in January, 2009 to one permanent member of staff. Total amount of an unpaid salary in area for February 1, 2009 made 25,7 million UAH and in relation to January 1, 2009 increased by 11,9%.
In January - February, 2009 34 thousand citizens not occupied with work that is 15,3% more, than in the same period of 2008 used services of public service of employment. From among unoccupied, 92,1% got the official status of the unemployed.
In comparison with March 1, 2008, the number of the registered unemployed increased for 23,1% and made 28 thousand people, from which 14,8 thousand - inhabitants of rural areas.