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

Unemployment Rate in Bulgaria increased to 10 percent in December from 9.87 percent in November of 2015. Unemployment Rate in Bulgaria averaged 12.06 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
10.00 9.87 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. Bulgaria Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February 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 10.00 9.87 19.27 4.68 percent [+]
Employed Persons 3104.70 3011.20 3417.30 2628.18 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 324.06 324.06 726.36 22.00 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 5.20 6.30 13.00 2.70 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 21.00 20.90 38.90 10.80 percent [+]
Labour Costs 110.40 121.35 134.30 1.84 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 15560.00 18939.00 19619.00 13467.00 [+]
Wages 885.00 858.00 897.00 30.00 BGN/Month [+]
Minimum Wages 194.29 184.07 194.29 31.20 EUR/Month [+]
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 [+]
Productivity 118.90 107.00 126.10 53.10 Index Points [+]
Part Time Employment 67.10 65.40 91.10 41.10 Thousand [+]
Wages High Skilled 1100.00 1000.00 1100.00 920.00 BGN/Month [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 54.90 54.10 55.20 47.90 percent [+]
Employment Change 0.00 0.00 2.90 -3.50 percent [+]
Employment Rate 50.30 48.70 51.60 38.70 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 2977.00 2890.10 3292.50 2328.60 Thousand [+]




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