National Statistical Institute

76% of the Employed in Bulgaria Work in the Private Sector

In the third quarter of 2018 the number of unemployed people was 168.3 thousand, of which 97.2 thousand (57.7%) were men and 71.1 thousand (42.3%) were women. The unemployment rate is 5%, for men 5.4% and for women 4.5%, and decreases by 0.8 percentage points compared to the same period in 2017, reports

In October 2018, Total Consumer Confidence Indicator Decreased by 3.2% Compared to July

In October 2018, the total consumer confidence indicator decreases by 3.2 percentage points in comparison with to July, which is due to the decreased confidence among both urban and rural inhabitants, according to the National Statistical Institute.

Over 7.9 Million Foreign Tourists Visited Bulgaria in 2018, Growth of 5.5%

For the period January-September this year, 7,903,692 foreigner tourists visited Bulgaria, or a 5.5% increase compared to the same period last year, according to the latest data from the National Statistical Institute (NSI), said the press office of the Ministry of Tourism, reports Focus News Agency