Unemployment in Moscow in August 202124 August 2021
Official unemployment rate in Moscow fell to 0.55 percent, the lowest since April 2020, according to Deputy Mayor of Moscow for Economic Policy Vladimir Efimov.
Over the past year the number of vacancies has increased by 79 percent, while the number of resumes has decreased by 12 percent. From April 2020 to July 2021, the largest number of employees were hired in software development, healthcare, trade and construction.
Today the number of vacancies exceeds the number of job seekers by more than 6.5 times and while there are officially 39.9 thousand people unemployed in the capital, there are over 390 thousand job offers for people with different levels of education and qualifications.
The leader in terms of vacancies is wholesale and retail trade, and of course IT for which the exceeds supply by almost 27 times.