Rosstat reported a historic minimum unemployment rate in the country

In July, all major media outlets were full of headlines about unemployment in Russia reaching their historic low. Referring to the data of the Federal State Statistics Service, they reported that the unemployment rate fell to 4,4% of the total working population of our country.


Rosstat reported a historic minimum unemployment rate in the country


Undoubtedly, this can be called a great victory of Russian capitalism, if you do not take into account the fact that in the Soviet Union unemployment was generally absent as a social phenomenon. So, the last labor exchange was closed in Moscow in 1930, and since then the right to work has been guaranteed to every Soviet citizen.

According to Oleg Komolov, the host of Prime Numbers, such optimistic conclusions by Rosstat sound rather dubious. A significant reduction in unemployment in the conditions of sluggish economic growth is a thing that contradicts macroeconomic laws.

Is it really possible to say that the unemployment rate has reached its historical minimum? What indicators affect unemployment? Is it possible to determine real unemployment rates, especially in Russia, where, according to the norms of labor legislation, dismissal of an employee is not an easy task? Why is there a high level of hidden unemployment in Russia?

It is also important why in our country a small number of people who have lost their jobs are registered in employment services. Why is the activity of state regulation of the labor market in Russia one of the lowest in the world? The answers to these and other questions on this topic are in the video:

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  1. Loess 13 August 2019 16: 20 New
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    So, the last labor exchange was closed in Moscow in 1930, and since then the right to work has been guaranteed to every Soviet citizen.
    This right, and now no one has taken away from citizens. Only in addition to this right was there an article in the Soviet Union for parasitism, vagrancy and begging. Until two years it seems ...
    1. Lipchanin 13 August 2019 16: 25 New
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      The Soviet Union also had an article for parasitism, vagrancy and begging.

      Plus without any article, LTP. Also up to 2 years old
    2. Svarog 13 August 2019 17: 11 New
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      The Soviet Union also had an article for parasitism, vagrancy and begging.

      You don’t have to compare the teacher with your finger .. Only the one who didn’t want to work didn’t work in the USSR, and in Russia, even if you really want to work, you can’t find a job .. And in the USSR there was no land transfer for which it was impossible to live.
      1. Ross xnumx 13 August 2019 18: 48 New
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        And in the USSR there was no RFP which is not possible to live on.

        Here is what happened in the USSR:
        Article 40. Citizens of the USSR have the right to work — that is, to receive guaranteed work with remuneration in accordance with its quantity and quality and not lower than the minimum size established by the state — including the right to choose a profession, occupation, and work in accordance with a vocation , abilities, training, education and taking into account social needs.

        And before:
        Article 118. Citizens of the USSR have the right to work, that is, the right to receive a guaranteed job with payment for their labor in accordance with its quantity and quality.
        The right to work is ensured by the socialist organization of the national economy, the steady growth of the productive forces of Soviet society, and the elimination of the possibility of economic
        crises and the elimination of unemployment.

        Absurd. Nonsense. Oxymoron. Epidemic.
        The country has turned into a bazaar, where the main activity of income-generating is speculation. But!!! stop The country manages to remain unemployed. That is, the work is not to be redone, but there are no jobs. Directly a police state. I have not met a single unemployed official, so that he stood on the stock exchange for employment. It happens ... Returned from places not so remote, where he eked out a beggarly existence for embezzlement on a large scale or corruption, and the place was taken. And when it is freed, it is unknown. So this "person" does not go to the exchange. You look - it’s already spinning with some propeller corporation. And it also happens that he’s tearing everything up to default, and ... He would have to cut the forest in the taiga, because of his education, because of his education, that’s where he belongs. Or all my life to sew slippers. And he turns out to be a hero ...
        But those Gypsies in the amount of more than 180 thousand included in the calculation? And girls with low social responsibility are as a service sector? And there is a sharash-montage, and other surroundings, not to mention those who are not supposed to work by their status ... Has everyone been counted? belay
    3. NEXUS 13 August 2019 18: 02 New
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      and since then the right to work has been guaranteed to every Soviet citizen.

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      This right, and now no one has taken away from citizens.

      Right or bondage? I will explain what I mean ...
      All my life, parents tell us, work, so that there is experience and pension. We look at what happens to pensioners — pensions are small and most of the pensioners live below the poverty line. That is, to work hard like Papa Carlo all his life, and then not to eat up, not be able to buy normal medicines, and so on ...
      A person works all his life to FEED himself and his family. Notice, feed, and not live, so that enough, so that I could afford what I want. Around the world a trip to nature or the sea is called REST. Not a trip to improve your health, gain experience, but rest. From what rest? Right, from the race for money.
      Banks, insurance companies is what? In fact, these are tools to control the population, so that fewer bad thoughts were in the minds of hard workers, but there was only one-WORK, EARN.
      The question never crossed your mind .... is that why the pipes are the same, but do we pay more and more for gas, water, heat, electricity every year? Or did the same water take more for transit? Tell me, a barrel of oil is getting more expensive, because gasoline, heat, etc., too ... I'm sorry, since we are not buying it from our uncles, but our state is extracting all this from our own hands and it is selling it to our own citizens and is becoming more expensive every year .
      We work so as not to die, but not so that there is enough for everything.
      So this is not a right, but KABALA of corporations and those in power in general.
      1. Loess 13 August 2019 18: 44 New
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        So it's not right
        With regards to "bondage" is more likely to article on parasitism. If you don’t work, they will put you in prison. In modern Russia, someone forbids you to work? No, it does not prohibit. So the right to work is guaranteed to you, there would be a desire. Everything else that you wrote relates to the level of wages, but not to the right to work.

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        All my life, parents tell us, work, so that there is experience and pension. We look at what happens to pensioners

        You don’t argue like that. I just remind you that all categories of citizens eligible for retirement formed, if I am not mistaken, already in the 80-s. In the 30-s, which the article sets as an example, only a few professions received a pension. The number of pensioners grew gradually. That is, a very substantial part of people of retirement age did not have any means of livelihood besides work at that time. In the countryside, in this regard, the situation was even sadder. So now everyone somehow knows that there will be a pension. In the same 30's, they also knew that she would not be. Now you want to work, you want not to work. Then either you work or you sit. What in fact is more like "bondage"?
        1. NEXUS 13 August 2019 19: 01 New
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          With regards to "bondage" is more likely to article on parasitism.

          You do not understand what I mean from the word at all. The article on parasitism under the USSR was just one of those tools, so that ordinary people would not ask unnecessary questions, and plowed every day for a TV, for a refrigerator, for carpets, for a car, etc. .. You and I and most of those sitting here work, sometimes even harming their health, and the heads of corporations ON OUR WORK sit in offices, relax in the Maldives, ride on the Maybach, etc. Why? Because in the beginning, the person had stupid money more, and he invested it by hiring laborers, that is, you and I. That is, we work for food, but he gets rich and decides how much money to give you so that you do not die.
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          So the right to work is guaranteed to you, there would be a desire.

          No dear, what you wrote here is called-the right not to die of hunger. Because you will not work, there will be no candy wrappers to buy food.
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          Everything else that you wrote relates to the level of wages, but not to the right to work.

          And I'm sorry, this very level of salary that they give you is determined by who? You? Or an uncle in a high office?
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          So now everyone somehow knows that there will be a pension.

          Pension or alms?
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          Now you want to work, you want not to work

          No, dear ... it sounds a bit different - if you want not to die, work, but if you want to die like a dog under a fence, you may not work. That is, what kind of right is it, if such a law is more like a gun attached to the head? So what is it if not bondage?
          1. Loess 13 August 2019 19: 20 New
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            You do not understand what I mean from the word at all.

            I understood that, only it is a question of the right to work, and not how much you or I would like to earn.
            Quote: NEXUS
            No, dear ... it sounds a bit different - if you want not to die, work, but if you want to die like a dog under a fence, you may not work.

            It has always been that way. Or do you have a different opinion?
            Quote: NEXUS
            That is, what kind of right is it, if such a law is more like a gun attached to the head?

            Which law?
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            And I'm sorry, this very level of salary that they give you is determined by who? You? Or an uncle in a high office?

            And before, who determined? Not an uncle in a high office?
            The only difference is that there are more "uncles". But no one encroaches on your and my right to work.
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            An article on parasitism under the USSR was just one of those tools, so that ordinary people would not ask unnecessary questions, and would plow day after day for a TV, for a refrigerator, for carpets, for a car, etc.

            Forgive me generously, but this phrase of yours is just a masterpiece! I will leave her without comment ...
            1. NEXUS 13 August 2019 19: 41 New
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              I understood that, only it is a question of the right to work, and not how much you or I would like to earn.

              Do not earn, dear. That is, I was right, you did not understand anything.
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              It has always been that way. Or do you have a different opinion?

              Have there always been banknotes? Since the introduction of a certain monetary unit, it has gone, some work, while others get rich at the expense of those who work for them. Now it is becoming more organized and caste is replaced by the words middle, lower and upper classes.
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              And before, who determined? Not an uncle in a high office?

              Before the advent of money, it’s not uncle. This whole system, caste was formed precisely when one wise guy suddenly decided to introduce money. And over many centuries, this scheme was polished, improved and brought to the ideal.
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              But no one encroaches on your and my right to work.

              It doesn’t infringe correctly ... because you are a laborer, and the system continues to work properly. People for example (hard workers) go to demonstrations or rallies in order to increase their salaries, uncles in their offices suffer losses. And then they start throwing bones, like dogs, so that only people return for work.
              At the same time, they automate production and thousands of people are thrown into the streets and do not care what will happen to them. Only PROFIT is important.
              So the right to work is not a right, but a DUTY that is imposed on anyone who is not born in the highest caste of celestials.
              1. Loess 13 August 2019 20: 16 New
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                That is, I was right, you didn’t understand anything.

                Quote: NEXUS
                Have there always been banknotes?

                Quote: NEXUS
                Before the advent of money, it’s not uncle. This whole system, caste was formed precisely when one wise guy suddenly decided to introduce money.

                Yes, now I see that you are absolutely right - I did not understand anything. I thought that we were discussing the article and we were talking about the time period indicated in the article, and it turns out that you are telling me about the ancient world ... Mdya, I confess, really did not understand.
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                People for example (hard workers) go to demonstrations or rallies in order to increase their salaries, uncles in their offices suffer losses.

                Well, if for example ... I’m risking not understanding you again, but still I’ll say: when a person begins to be dissatisfied with the salary regarding the work done, he is looking for another job.
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                So the right to work is not a right, but a DUTY that is imposed on anyone who is not born in the highest caste of celestials.

                Where is it written? Or should you be fed to drink water to dress simply for what you are? Or does someone force you to work?
                1. Minato2020 14 August 2019 00: 15 New
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                  Yes, now I see that you are absolutely right - I did not understand anything. I thought that we were discussing the article and we were talking about the time period indicated in the article, and it turns out that you are telling me about the ancient world ... Mdya, I confess, really did not understand.


                  Why go into the ancient world? When can you read the classics, for example
                  Friedrich Engels "The Situation of the Working Class in England".
                  "... The position of the working class is the position of the vast majority of the English people. The question is what should be the fate of these millions of disadvantaged, who are eating today what they earned yesterday, who, through their ingenuity and their work, created the greatness of England, which every day more and more aware of their strength and more and more insistently demand their share in public goods, - this issue has become a national issue since the bill on reform ... "

                  http://www.agitclub.ru/front/eng/prolet02.htm
              2. Minato2020 16 August 2019 01: 15 New
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                This whole system, caste was formed precisely when one wise guy suddenly decided to introduce money. And over many centuries, this scheme was polished, improved and brought to the ideal ...


                Well, this is a well-known parable about the pharaoh from the Internet.
                Parable.
                "The wisdom of the pharaoh or how money came about.
                Who first came up with the money and for what purpose. "

                It was in ancient Egypt.
                Pharaoh and the priests stood on the site of an artificial mountain.
                Slowly the slaves walked one after another, and each carried a polished stone. A dozen slaves relied on one armed guard warrior.
                The state had many slaves and it was believed that this was one of the advantages. Slaves were free labor, which nonetheless took considerable resources. Their maintenance, food, pay to the guards. And with all this, both of them were always unhappy. But most of all, of course, the pharaoh and his courtiers feared riots and bloody reprisals. To do this, it was often necessary to strengthen the guard, and it was also better to feed and keep the slaves, so that they would continue to agree to perform inhuman labor by all standards. All this only led to an increase in costs, but did not speed up the construction, because the slaves were still reluctant to do their job and threatened to start a riot. And out of fear, the guard did not drive away once again with whips of healthy and strong slaves.

                Look, ”said the pharaoh to the priests,“ below, long lines of chained slaves carry one stone at a time. They are guarded by many soldiers. The more slaves, the better for the state - as we always believed. But, the more slaves, the more fear of their revolt. We strengthen security. We are forced to feed, clothe and shelter our slaves well, otherwise, they will not be able to perform hard physical work. But they still work lazily and are prone to riots.

                And the pharaoh said - Let today, before sunset, the heralds carry the decree of the pharaoh, in which it will be said:
                "With the dawn of a new day, all slaves are given complete freedom. For every stone delivered to the city, a free person will receive one coin. Coins can be exchanged for food, clothing, a dwelling, a palace in the city and the city itself. From now on, you are free people." ...

                The next morning, the priests and the pharaoh again ascended to the site of an artificial mountain.
                The picture, which presented their eyes, was amazing. Thousands of people, former slaves, race dragged the same stones as before. Pouring sweat, many carried two stones. Others, who had one at a time, fled, raising dust. Some guards also dragged stones. People who considered themselves free - because the shackles were removed from them, they sought to get as many coveted coins as possible in order to build their happy life. Having received the money in the evening, they spent it on food and other needs. In the morning, the former slaves again came to the construction site and worked until late in the evening, trying to get more money from the priests. But by the morning they were over.

                Pharaoh spent a few months on his site, watching with satisfaction what was happening below. And the changes were colossal. Some of the slaves united in small groups, built carts and, loading them to the top with stones, sweating sweat, pushed these carts. Some of the slaves ate on the go, not wanting to spend time on the road to the barracks for eating, and paid off with the coins they brought to them.

                - They will come up with many more devices
                - Now, internal services have appeared: peddlers of water and food ...
                - And the doctors appeared at them: right on the move, they help the victims, and also for the coins.
                - Some entrepreneurial workers rent carts and horses.
                - And traffic controllers have chosen. Soon they will choose their own chiefs, judges.
                - Let them choose: they, after all, consider themselves free. They decided that they could control their fate. But only the essence of what is happening has not changed, they still carry stones ...
                1. Minato2020 16 August 2019 01: 17 New
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                  Continued ...

                  And today, the descendants of those slaves continue this RUN. Only now, after work, they still have to go on their own to buy food and cook food, instead of the one they received ready-made, they themselves take care of shelter and clothing.

                  After that, the pharaoh began to arrange spectacular performances for the slaves. At this time, everyone knew, at his direction, reveling in a drink that had a strange taste and dizzy. And the pharaoh himself pretended to drink it. Free people now had money and wanted to be like their former masters, because of which they began to bring coins to the pharaoh in exchange for a strange drink and work more, better, more fun. So the slaves became not only free, but also happy.

                  A few months later, the priests honored the Pharaoh for the perfect solution. It helped keep slaves in obedience.
                  These pharaohs and priests still rule the world. And free people still carry stones.


      2. Ross xnumx 14 August 2019 04: 14 New
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        Tell mea barrel of oil is getting more expensive, because gasoline, heat, etc., too ... sorry, we’re not buying it from uncles, and our state is producing all this and it sells to ITS citizens and every year it’s more and more expensive.

        We live between two worlds. (from 03:00)
  2. parusnik 13 August 2019 16: 24 New
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    Lately, Rostat has been pleased with a decrease in unemployment and a decline in prices and an increase in wages laughing
    1. Anatole Klim 13 August 2019 16: 28 New
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      Lately, Rostat has been pleased with a decrease in unemployment and a decline in prices and an increase in wages

      Wait until the election day on September 8th, it’s not long, then there will be no joy, there will be just stability yes
    2. Prisoner 13 August 2019 17: 02 New
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      Here's how not to remember Twain's Darkness here? "There is a lie, there is a blatant lie, and there are statistics" (c) hi
    3. Svarog 13 August 2019 17: 02 New
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      Lately, Rostat has been pleased with a decrease in unemployment and a decline in prices and an increase in wages laughing

      How much do not say sugar .. but does not become sweeter ..
    4. Qwertyarion 13 August 2019 18: 59 New
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      Work on the positive .. bully
    5. Minato2020 14 August 2019 00: 19 New
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      "... the media was full of headlines about unemployment in Russia reaching its historic low. Referring to the data of the Federal State Statistics Service, they reported that the unemployment rate fell to 4,4% of the total working-age population of our country."


      If the number of able-bodied people will continue to decline, then the unemployment rate will tend to zero.
  3. paul3390 13 August 2019 16: 26 New
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    Life has become better, life has become happier? But only Comrade Stalin, unlike Putin, had real grounds for such a statement.
  4. Valerik1337 13 August 2019 16: 27 New
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    I am not surprised. When there is such a strong president, no sanctions are terrible, we will develop in any case.
  5. yehat 13 August 2019 16: 28 New
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    when I was unemployed, I was offered to pay 690 rubles a month
    2 times a month it was necessary to go there - back, which left all the money that employment paid. Well, why is this necessary?
    1. ShM05 13 August 2019 16: 49 New
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      Therefore, the majority are not registered as unemployed in the employment center, these figures are the same as the president’s rating above 70%. They openly lie to our eyes without hesitation and the authorities are offended if they tell them directly who they are, they’ll immediately write a fine
    2. Minato2020 14 August 2019 00: 20 New
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      "... It is also important why in our country a small number of people who have lost their jobs are registered with the employment services."


      Because the activity of state regulation of the labor market in Russia is not from the word "completely."
  6. prior 13 August 2019 16: 45 New
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    Rosstat reported ....... and we all believed right away.
    Yes, if this same Rosstat gives real numbers, it will be dispersed for terrorist activities aimed at undermining the foundations of the state. This is what I believe.
    But Rosstat is not a suicide ..... employment is growing ...
    1. Svarog 13 August 2019 17: 13 New
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      Rosstat reported ....... and we all believed right away.

      So can unemployment really decline? Can the number of Rosguards increase?
    2. Van 16 13 August 2019 17: 13 New
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      Rosstat, yes, it’s terrible what an authoritative organization is, especially after a change of leadership.
  7. yehat 13 August 2019 17: 03 New
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    if you tell them directly who they are, I'll write a fine right away

    Do you recall one of Gorbachev’s main slogans "glasnost"?
    Well, how is it, got it?
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    It is also important why in our country a small number of people who have lost their jobs are registered in employment services.

    Because people are deprived of savings, benefits are virtually absent, exchanges are not able to offer adequate work. As a result, people are forced to go to poorly paid, low-efficient work of the 19th century model, and are unable to retrain or upgrade their qualifications.
    Due to the caste of society and the level of education of castes, the level of our business is such that it can only offer such work, because expand - collapse robotic production is more difficult than hiring-firing 5 Tajiks with shovels. And for this you need to learn and work hard, oddly enough.
    Well, our Government with inaccessible loans and artificial inflation helps as it can.
    As a result, real business gives about 70-80% of profit to banks for servicing loans, while limiting the payroll, as it can, because huge hidden taxes hang on it with weights.
  9. dirk182 13 August 2019 20: 47 New
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    Somehow this news in combination with the Ministry of Labor will consider the proposal for a 4-day working week does not bode well. Comrades "pro-Kremlin" please comment. You are always up to date with all the events.
  10. Chaldon48 14 August 2019 00: 55 New
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    Unemployment receded, but about salaries and pensions, something is not heard of any positive.
  11. erofich 15 August 2019 09: 26 New
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    Shame and conscience are completely lost. Pocket statistics, pocket law. What else to wait?
  12. Dedok 13 September 2019 09: 08 New
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    as my grandmother said: "even pisses in the eye, all the dew of God ..."