Bulgaria Unemployment Rate 2003-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Bulgaria decreased to 11.40 percent in the second quarter of 2014 from 13 percent in the first quarter of 2014. Unemployment Rate in Bulgaria averaged 10.10 Percent from 2003 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 15.60 Percent in the first quarter of 2003 and a record low of 5 Percent in the fourth quarter of 2008. Unemployment Rate in Bulgaria is reported by the National Statistical Institute, Bulgaria.

   
 
 

Bulgaria Unemployment Rate


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
11.40 13.00 15.60 5.00 2003 - 2014 Percent Quarterly
In Bulgaria, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Bulgaria Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Bulgaria Unemployment Rate - was last refreshed on Friday, October 31, 2014.

Calendar GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2013-11-14 09:00 AM Bulgaria
Unemployment Rate
Q3 2013 12% 12.9% 13.9%
2014-02-14 09:00 AM Bulgaria
Unemployment Rate
Q4 2013 11.4% 10.9%
2014-05-15 09:00 AM Bulgaria
Unemployment Rate
Q1 2014 13.0% 11.4% 11.4%
2014-08-14 09:00 AM Bulgaria
Unemployment Rate
Q2 2014 11.4% 13.0% 12.4%
2014-11-14 09:00 AM Bulgaria
Unemployment Rate
Q3 2014 11.4% 10.9%


Bulgaria Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 11.40 13.00 15.60 5.00 Percent [+]
Employed Persons 2979.80 2894.10 3417.30 2628.18 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 351.25 367.50 726.36 22.00 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 15226.00 18093.00 18122.00 12774.00 [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 6.60 7.60 13.00 2.70 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 22.20 22.80 38.70 10.50 Percent [+]
Wages 802.00 816.00 846.00 56.00 BGN [+]
Labour Costs 194.66 157.00 194.66 2.78 Index Points [+]
Population 7.25 7.29 8.98 7.25 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 60.70 60.33 60.70 57.50 [+]
Retirement Age Men 63.70 63.33 63.70 62.50 [+]
Minimum Wages 173.84 173.84 173.84 31.20 EUR [+]