Bulgaria Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate in Bulgaria increased to 11.40 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 10.90 percent in the third quarter of 2013. Unemployment Rate in Bulgaria is reported by the National Statistical Institute, Bulgaria. Unemployment Rate in Bulgaria averaged 10 Percent from 2003 until 2013, 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. 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. 2014-04-16

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
11.40 10.90 15.60 5.00 11.40 | 2014/03 2003 - 2013 Percent Quarterly

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Bulgaria Unemployment Rate
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CALENDAR GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2013-05-15 09:00 AM Bulgaria
Unemployment Rate
Q1 2013 13.8% 12.4%
2013-08-14 09:00 AM Bulgaria
Unemployment Rate
Q2 2013 12.9% 13.8% 14.19%
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 11.4% 11.4%
2014-08-14 09:00 AM Bulgaria
Unemployment Rate
Q2 2014 11.2%
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Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Population 7.29 2012-12-31 7.48 8.98 7.29 7.06 2013-12-31 Million [+]
Employed Persons 2931.60 2013-11-15 3012.90 3417.30 2628.18 2897.10 2014-03-31 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 13490.00 2013-11-15 13554.00 18122.00 12774.00 13599.58 2014-03-31 [+]
Labour Costs 157.00 2013-11-15 156.12 191.84 2.78 162.49 2014-03-31 Index Points [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 7.10 2013-09-30 7.20 13.00 2.70 7.46 2013-12-31 percent [+]
Retirement Age Men 63.70 2013-01-01 63.33 63.70 62.50 63.73 2013-12-31 [+]
Retirement Age Women 60.70 2013-01-01 60.33 60.70 57.50 60.73 2013-12-31 [+]
Unemployed Persons 400.94 2014-02-28 401.23 726.36 22.00 397.46 2014-03-31 Thousand [+]
Unemployment Rate 11.40 2013-12-31 10.90 15.60 5.00 11.40 2014-03-31 Percent [+]
Wages 846.00 2013-12-15 818.00 846.00 30.00 802.73 2014-01-31 BGN [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 28.40 2014-02-15 28.40 38.80 10.80 28.79 2014-03-31 Percent [+]
Minimum Wages 158.50 2013-12-31 158.50 158.50 31.20 161.02 2014-01-31 EUR [+]
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Unemployment Rate | Notes
The unemployment rate can be defined as the number of people actively looking for a job divided by the labour force. Changes in unemployment depend mostly on inflows made up of non-employed people starting to look for jobs, of employed people who lose their jobs and look for new ones and of people who stop looking for employment.


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Remittances in Bulgaria decreased to 201 EUR Million in the third quarter of 2013 from 223 EUR Million in the second quarter of 2013. Remittances in Bulgaria is reported by the Eurostat.
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Tourist Arrivals in Bulgaria increased to 4913773 in 2013 from 4622710 in 2012. Tourist Arrivals in Bulgaria is reported by the National Statistical Institute of Bulgaria.
Bulgaria Average Monthly Wages at 846.00 BGN  
Wages in Bulgaria increased to 846 BGN in December of 2013 from 818 BGN in November of 2013. Wages in Bulgaria is reported by the National Statistical Institute, Bulgaria.
Bulgaria Youth Unemployment Rate at 28.40 Percent  
Youth Unemployment Rate in Bulgaria remained unchanged at 28.40 percent in February of 2014 from 28.40 percent in January of 2014. Youth Unemployment Rate in Bulgaria is reported by the Eurostat.
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