Nonstandard Employment of Rural Population in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia)

Neustroeva A.B., Popova O.V.

Statistical and sociological analyses of the rural employment characteristics in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) is carried out. The differences in employment and wages of urban and rural populations are characterized. Unemployment rates for the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Russian Federation  and the Far Eastern Federal District in 2006–2013 are compared. The results of the sociological research conducted in rural population of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) are presented. The scope and extension features of such nonstandard employment forms in rural areas as casual (fixed-term) employment, part-time employment, self-employment, secondary employment, employment in households, informal employment are analyzed. Negative and positive tendencies of increase of non-standard forms of employment are identified.

Key words: rural population, employment, unemployment, labor market, nonstandard forms of employment, informal employment, part-time employment, casual employment, self-employment, secondary employment.

Science and Education, 2014, No.3, pp.57-62