Bulgaria Unemployment Rate 1991-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Bulgaria decreased to 9.40 percent in July from 9.62 percent in June of 2015. Unemployment Rate in Bulgaria averaged 12.11 percent from 1991 until 2015, 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.

Bulgaria Unemployment Rate
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
9.40 9.62 19.27 4.68 1991 - 2015 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. Content for - Bulgaria Unemployment Rate - was last refreshed on Sunday, August 30, 2015.


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 9.40 9.62 19.27 4.68 percent [+]
Employed Persons 3011.20 2949.80 3417.30 2628.18 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 315.70 331.85 726.35 22.00 Thousand [+]
Job Vacancies 18097.00 15196.00 19619.00 13467.00 [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 6.30 6.80 13.00 2.70 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 18.80 19.60 38.90 10.80 percent [+]
Wages 868.00 873.00 897.00 30.00 BGN/Month [+]
Labour Costs 131.91 107.58 131.91 1.79 Index Points [+]
Population 7.20 7.25 8.98 7.20 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 61.30 61.00 61.30 57.50 [+]
Retirement Age Men 64.30 64.00 64.30 62.50 [+]
Minimum Wages 184.07 173.84 184.07 31.20 EUR/Month [+]


Unemployment Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 6.30 Jul/15 6.00 10.90 4.00 percent [+]
Brazil 7.50 Jul/15 6.90 13.10 4.30 percent [+]
Canada 6.80 Jul/15 6.80 13.10 2.90 percent [+]
China 4.04 Jun/15 4.10 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Euro Area 11.10 Jun/15 11.10 12.10 7.20 percent [+]
France 10.30 Mar/15 10.40 10.80 7.20 percent [+]
Germany 4.70 Jun/15 4.70 14.20 0.40 percent [+]
India 4.90 Dec/13 5.20 9.40 4.90 percent [+]
Indonesia 5.81 Mar/15 5.94 11.24 2.00 percent [+]
Italy 12.70 Jun/15 12.50 13.00 5.80 percent [+]
Japan 3.30 Jul/15 3.40 5.60 1.00 percent [+]
Mexico 4.72 Jul/15 4.41 5.93 2.22 percent [+]
Netherlands 6.80 Jul/15 6.90 7.90 3.60 percent [+]
Russia 5.30 Jul/15 5.40 14.10 4.80 percent [+]
South Korea 3.70 Jul/15 3.90 7.10 2.90 percent [+]
Spain 22.37 Jun/15 23.78 26.94 4.41 percent [+]
Switzerland 3.10 Jul/15 3.10 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Turkey 9.30 May/15 9.60 14.80 7.30 percent [+]
United Kingdom 5.60 Jun/15 5.60 12.00 3.40 percent [+]
United States 5.30 Jul/15 5.30 10.80 2.50 percent [+]