As of March 22, the State Employment Center registered 483.393 ths unemployed people, the deputy chairman of the State Employment Center said during the press-conference, Ukrainian news reports.
“483.393 ths people are registered in the State Employment Center”, - the deputy chairman of the State Employment Center said.
He noted that according to the methodology of the International Labor Organization, the estimated amount of unemployed in the country is about 1.6 mln persons.
Kravchenko added that the reason for such significant number of the unemployed is the objective economic processes of the global economic recession as well as conducting Ukrainian reforms, leading to the reduction of the part of state employees – about 300 ths people.
As it was reported, the Pension Fund fulfilled its budget for 2015 with the surplus of UAH 867.769 mln.