Bulgaria Employed Persons - Forecast

Employed Persons in Bulgaria is expected to be 3205.75 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Employed Persons in Bulgaria to stand at 3144.34 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Bulgaria Employed Persons is projected to trend around 3143.07 Thousand in 2020, according to our econometric models.


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Bulgaria Labour Last Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 2020
Unemployment Rate 5.7 7.2 7 7 6 6.5
Employed Persons 3157 3206 3154 3094 3144 3143
Unemployed Persons 186 184 188 190 190 189
Long Term Unemployment Rate 3 2.67 2.6 2.49 2.38 1.82
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.1 11.57 11.26 10.97 11.03 10.43
Labour Costs 142 133 133 160 148 141
Job Vacancies 20801 20625 20113 23229 21433 21448
Wages 1119 1140 1230 1200 1091 1400
Minimum Wages 261 261 261 295 295 340
Population 7.05 7.05 7.05 7 7.02 6.97
Retirement Age Women 61.17 61.17 61.17 61.33 61 61.5
Retirement Age Men 64.08 64.08 64.08 64.17 64 64.25
Labor Force Participation Rate 55.5 56.22 55.46 54.64 55.34 55.57
Living Wage Family 1060 1060 1060 1113 1060 1060
Living Wage Individual 675 696 696 696 696 695
Part Time Employment 57.5 60.28 59.67 58.88 57.9 58.57
Productivity 115 116 116 116 116 116
Wages High Skilled 1260 1360 1360 1360 997 1400
Wages In Manufacturing 1007 990 1010 1030 1086 1150
Wages Low Skilled 657 680 680 680 559 700
Full Time Employment 3021 3074 3028 2973 3021 3029
Employment Change -0.2 0.11 0.23 0.37 0.2 0.28
Employment Rate 52.5 53.33 52.5 51.72 52.57 52.74