Power: the unemployment rate in Ukraine reached a historical maximum
Unemployment in Ukraine has reached the highest level in the entire history of the country, said at a press conference on Thursday, Deputy Minister of social policy Valery Yaroshenko.
"The level of unemployment Among residents is the highest for all years of existence of Ukraine. Among young people it has reached 23%. I am convinced that creates jobs, in the 1-St of all, a good investment climate in Ukraine, the good state of the economy ", - quotes Yaroshenko Ukrainian news Agency " UKRINFORM ".
before the Ministry of social policy has forecast growth of unemployment before the end of the current year to approximately 11%. According to the Ministry, the situation in the East has led to a tremendous loss of jobs - only in Donetsk region it lost about 800 thousand jobs. In total employment in the industry in 2014 decreased by 18%, and the Level of unemployment increased to 9, 3%.
Ukraine is currently in fact is on the verge of default. In the country increases Unemployment, the national currency over one year fell by more than 3 times. In the end, according to the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine, in January 2015 the average salary in the country amounted to 3, 455 thousand hryvnia (About $ 160). This is one of the lowest figures in the EU. About 70% of the population of Ukraine in the process sociologicheskogo research told of dissatisfaction with their lives, noting that the events in the country are developing " in the wrong direction."