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Business news, 20.08.2002 13:39

In Saint Petersburg there is the lowest rate of unemployment in Northwest.

In Saint Petersburg there is the lowest rate of unemployment in Northwest. In Saint Petersburg there is the lowest rate of unemployment in Northwest - 0,8%. On the second place - the Novgorod area (1,2%), on the third - Leningrad (1,6%). As department of federal public service of employment in Leningrad region informs, in July in region 692 persons were registered, it is on 0,5% more, than in June. For one month 6812 persons were struck off the register. In total with service of employment’s assistance in July 5 227 person were employed. 6218 vacancies had wages in limits from a living wage up to the average salary on area. Everyone 7th vacancy had wages above the area level . In total in "bank" were counted 2420 such vacancies.

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