In early September, on the account in the GAS was 63 717 unemployed at the end of the month — 61 461 unemployed. Thus, the number of registered unemployed during the month decreased by 2256 people.
The lowest level of unemployment in September was in the Riga region — 4.2%, and the highest — in Latgale, where the work had 15.7% of the working population. In Kurzeme the unemployment rate was 7.2%, in Vidzeme region — 7,1%, in Zemgale — 6%. In Riga the unemployment rate in September was 4,1%.
In September of last year the registered unemployment rate in Latvia was 7,9%.