More than 7.3 thousand people received unemployed status in Penza in 2021
Penza, 26 March 2022. PenzaNews. 7,334 people, 19.3% of which are under the age of 30, were recognized as unemployed in Penza in 2021. This is stated in the report on the activities of the head of the Penza administration and the city administration for 2021, posted on the website of the city hall.
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“Everyone has been assigned a social payment in the form of unemployment benefits in the amount of 1,500 rubles to 12,130 roubles,” it says.
The report clarifies that at the beginning of 2022, 1,751 people were registered as unemployed.
“The registered unemployment rate was 0.66% of the city’s workforce, which is 1.37% lower than in 2020. The tension in the labor market amounted to 0.4 unemployed citizens per vacancy,” the text says.
It adds that with the assistance of the employment service, 4,130 unemployed people found work last year.
“Of these, 3,952 people were employed for a permanent place of work, 178 under the temporary employment program,” the report says.