As of January 26 in the Nikolaev area 28 thousand unemployed are officially registered. Vacancies on area of only 1,5 thousand
Total number of the faces given in lists on reduction today makes 199 people, 230 people, from them pre-retirement age - 33 are actually already reduced.
According to the director of the Nikolaev regional center of employment Nikolay Vorona, now problems with payment of doles in area aren't present, but in March - April they can appear.
For 2009 the increase in number of persons who will address in an employment service for receiving services to 75,5 thousand is predicted.
Predicted unemployment rate for the end of 2009 - 4%.