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

Unemployment Rate in Bulgaria decreased to 10.80 percent in the third quarter of 2014 from 11.40 percent in the second quarter of 2014. Unemployment Rate in Bulgaria averaged 10.11 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.

   
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Bulgaria Unemployment Rate


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
10.80 11.40 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 Wednesday, November 26, 2014.

Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2014-05-15 09:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Q1 2014
13.0% 11.4% 11.4%
2014-08-14 09:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Q2 2014
11.4% 13.0% 12.4%
2014-11-14 09:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Q3 2014
10.8% 11.4% 10.9%
2015-02-13 09:00 AM
Unemployment Rate  Q4 2014
10.8% 10.9%


Bulgaria Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 10.80 11.40 15.60 5.00 percent [+]
Employed Persons 3061.90 2979.80 3417.30 2628.18 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 345.37 342.50 726.36 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 22.50 22.40 38.70 10.50 percent [+]
Wages 820.00 793.00 846.00 56.00 BGN [+]
Labour Costs 178.18 194.66 194.66 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 [+]


Unemployment Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 6.20 Oct/14 6.20 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Brazil 4.70 Oct/14 4.90 13.10 4.30 percent [+]
Canada 6.50 Oct/14 6.80 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
China 4.10 Sep/14 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Euro Area 11.50 Sep/14 11.50 12.00 7.20 percent [+]
France 10.20 May/14 10.10 10.80 7.20 percent [+]
Germany 5.00 Sep/14 5.00 14.20 0.40 percent [+]
India 5.20 Dec/12 6.30 9.40 5.20 percent [+]
Indonesia 5.94 Aug/14 5.70 11.24 2.00 percent [+]
Italy 12.60 Sep/14 12.50 12.80 5.90 percent [+]
Japan 3.60 Sep/14 3.50 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Mexico 4.78 Oct/14 5.08 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Netherlands 8.00 Oct/14 8.00 8.80 3.40 percent [+]
Russia 5.10 Oct/14 4.90 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
South Korea 3.50 Oct/14 3.50 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Spain 23.67 Aug/14 24.47 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Switzerland 3.10 Oct/14 3.00 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Turkey 10.10 Aug/14 9.80 16.10 8.00 percent [+]
United Kingdom 6.00 Sep/14 6.00 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
United States 5.80 Oct/14 5.90 10.80 2.50 percent [+]