Bulgaria Unemployment Rate  1991-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Bulgaria increased to 6.71 percent in October from 6.50 percent in September of 2017. Unemployment Rate in Bulgaria averaged 11.79 percent from 1991 until 2017, 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.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2014-08-14 09:00 AM Unemployment Rate 11.4% 13.0% 12.4%
2014-11-14 09:00 AM Unemployment Rate 10.8% 11.4% 10.9%
2015-02-16 09:00 AM Unemployment Rate 10.6% 10.8% 10.9%


Bulgaria Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 6.71 6.50 19.27 4.68 percent [+]
Employed Persons 3225.00 3171.70 3417.30 2628.18 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 220.17 213.31 726.36 22.00 Thousand [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 3.50 3.70 13.00 2.70 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.50 12.40 38.60 10.50 percent [+]
Labour Costs 126.13 135.82 146.97 1.86 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 18908.00 21795.00 25106.00 14033.00 [+]
Wages 1064.00 1008.00 1064.00 30.00 BGN/Month [+]
Minimum Wages 235.20 214.75 235.20 31.20 EUR/Month [+]
Population 7.10 7.15 8.99 7.10 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 61.00 60.10 61.30 57.50 [+]
Retirement Age Men 64.00 63.10 64.30 62.50 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 56.50 55.80 56.50 47.90 percent [+]
Living Wage Family 1060.00 1060.00 1170.00 1060.00 BGN/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 675.00 675.00 725.00 675.00 BGN/Month [+]
Part Time Employment 73.20 64.40 91.10 41.10 Thousand [+]
Productivity 125.80 111.40 133.60 53.10 Index Points [+]
Wages High Skilled 1260.00 908.00 1260.00 807.00 BGN/Month [+]
Wages In Manufacturing 926.00 926.00 926.00 201.00 BGN/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 657.00 519.00 657.00 468.00 BGN/Month [+]
Full Time Employment 3019.70 2902.90 3292.50 2328.60 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 0.10 0.30 1.70 -3.50 percent [+]
Employment Rate 53.20 52.20 53.20 38.70 percent [+]


Bulgaria Unemployment Rate

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 December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6.71 6.50 19.27 4.68 1991 - 2017 percent Monthly
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