Bulgaria Unemployment Rate  1991-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Bulgaria decreased to 7.97 percent in August from 8.17 percent in July of 2016. Unemployment Rate in Bulgaria averaged 11.99 percent from 1991 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 19.27 percent in February of 2001 and a record low of 4.68 percent in April of 1991. Unemployment Rate in Bulgaria is reported by the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy of the Republic of Bulgaria.

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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7.97 8.17 19.27 4.68 1991 - 2016 percent Monthly
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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. Bulgaria Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2016.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2014-08-14 09:00 AM Q2 11.4% 13.0% 12.4%
2014-11-14 09:00 AM Q3 10.8% 11.4% 10.9%
2015-02-16 09:00 AM Q4 10.6% 10.8% 10.9%

Bulgaria Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 7.97 8.17 19.27 4.68 percent [+]
Employed Persons 3033.40 2975.10 3417.30 2628.18 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 261.53 268.10 726.36 22.00 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 4.80 4.70 13.00 2.70 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 14.80 14.50 38.90 10.50 percent [+]
Labour Costs 126.97 141.51 141.51 1.83 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 22259.00 16476.00 25106.00 14033.00 [+]
Wages 936.00 942.00 962.00 30.00 BGN/Month [+]
Minimum Wages 214.75 214.75 214.75 31.20 EUR/Month [+]
Population 7.15 7.20 8.98 7.15 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 61.30 61.00 61.30 57.50 [+]
Retirement Age Men 64.30 64.00 64.30 62.50 [+]
Productivity 108.60 98.10 129.20 53.10 Index Points [+]
Part Time Employment 61.80 60.40 91.10 41.10 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 53.80 53.10 55.20 47.90 percent [+]
Wages High Skilled 1140.00 1270.00 1370.00 920.00 BGN/Month [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 842.00 834.00 842.00 201.00 BGN/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 631.00 604.00 631.00 591.00 BGN/Month [+]
Full Time Employment 2910.30 2854.90 3292.50 2328.60 Thousand [+]
Living Wage Family 1630.00 1720.00 1760.00 1630.00 BGN/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 815.00 841.00 854.00 815.00 BGN/Month [+]
Employment Change 0.50 0.30 1.70 -3.50 percent [+]
Employment Rate 49.50 48.50 51.60 38.70 percent [+]




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