Labour economics

Unemployment in Bulgaria Continues To Decline in August

Unemployment continued to decline in August, announced the National Employment Agency.

At the end of August, there were 261,525 unemployed registered in labour bureaus. Compared to July, there was a decrease of 6,575 persons. On an annual basis, compared to August 2015, the number of unemployed was significantly lower - a decrease of 45,296.

Borissov Meets Special Envoy on Youth Employmet of UN General Secretary


Prime Minister Boyko Borissov had a meeting with the Special Envoy of the General Secretary of the UN on youth employment Werner Faymann. Ensuring a higher quality of life for young people in Bulgaria, as well as overcoming youth unemployment and guaranteeing quality education are among the main priorities of the Bulgarian government, emphasised Borissov.

Maximum financial recovery and the future of the company both need to be considered

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Bulgaria's Unemployment Rate Dropped to 10 % in February

Bulgaria's unemployment rate stood at 10 % in February, recording 0.2 % drop compared to the first month of this year and 1 % decrease compared to February 2015.

A total of 329 610 people were registered as unemployed in February, which represented a decrease of 4960 people compared to January 2016 and a drop of 31 566 compared to February 2015, the Employment Agency informs.

World Bank: Number of Bulgarians in Working Age to Decrease Considerably by 2050

In the next several decades the Bulgarian population will age and decrease and by 2050 the number of people in working age will considerably decrease.

This was revealed by Victoria Levin, economist at the World Bank, who presented a study of the financial institution on the labour market in Bulgaria.