Russian Federation - Total Employment

Russian Federation: Total Employment

Mnemonic ETOT.IRUS
Unit Ths. #
Annual 0.16 %
Data 2018 71,726
2017 71,842

Series Information

Source Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat)
Release Detailed Employment
Frequency Annual
Start Date 12/31/2017
End Date 12/31/2018

Russian Federation: Labor

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Labor Force Jul 2019 75.6 75.3 Mil. #, NSA Monthly
Labor Force Employment Jul 2019 72.24 71.97 Mil. #, NSA Monthly
Unemployment Jul 2019 3.36 3.33 Mil. #, NSA Monthly
Unemployment Rate Jul 2019 4.5 4.4 %, NSA Monthly
Wage & Salaries Jun 2019 49,348 47,926 RUB, NSA Monthly
Total Employment 2018 71,726 71,842 Ths. # Annual
Agriculture Employment 2017 5,067,792 5,119,251 # Annual
Secondary Industries Employment 2017 20,330,926 20,532,631 # Annual
Tertiary Industries Employment 2017 50,239,981 50,550,127 # Annual

Release Information

For Russia, employment by industry. Annual from 1998.

Employed in the economy are persons who in the reference period were involved in paid jobs, as well as in income related self-employment either with the participation of hired employees or without any hired employees. The employed comprise persons who are temporarily out of their work, non-paid family workers, as well as those in households who engaged in goods and services production for sale.

Data on average annual number of employed in the economy are compiled by the main job of civil population once a year based on a survey while drawing up a balance of labor resources based on information of organizations, materials of the sample survey on employment, data of executive power bodies, refinements of the number of employed who were not found during the sample survey on employment.

Data is presented in the annual release "Russia in Figures" and contains information on natural resources, national wealth, environment, demographic changes, income of the population, employment etc.


Since 2018, the data is presented according to ISIC Rev. 4 classification.

When converted to the same frequency, the annual employment data differ from the monthly data compiled from the report on socio-economic indicators of Russia. Annual data is workplace-based employment (survey of employers) while monthly data is residence-based survey (compiled on a survey of population).