Unemployment in Bulgaria is Starting to Rise

The newly registered unemployed Bulgarians in the whole country are again more than the ones who got a job - this is shown by the latest data from the specialized labor market monitoring of the National Statistical Institute and the preliminary data of the Employment Agency due to Covid-19. In the last week observed so far from October 11 to 17, they are 5300 and 3460 people, respectively.

Slovenia’s joblessness declines further

Ljubljana – Slovenia’s jobless total fell further in September with only 66,122 people registered with the Employment Service, 4.6% fewer than the month before and a fifth (21.1%) fewer than a year ago.

The service registered 4,616 newly unemployed in September, a fifth more than in August and 29% fewer than a year ago.

Employers warn of biggest labour market imbalances since 2008

Ljubljana – Amid a prospering situation in the labour market and favourable unemployment trends, employers have been recording the largest structural imbalances between the registered jobless and companies’ needs since the 2008 financial crisis. Businesses highlight that the paperwork to hire foreign workers takes too long.

ELSTAT – Unemployment fell to 15.8% in the second quarter of 2021

Unemployment fell to 15.8% in the second quarter of 2021, down 1.7% from the previous quarter and 4.7% from the corresponding quarter of 2020, according to data compiled by the ELSTAT. The unemployment rate in the first quarter of 2021 was 17.1% and in the second quarter of 2020 16.7%.

Bulgaria in Figures: Unemployment down 14% in July - Employment Agency

The number of long-term unemployed at end-July dropped to 43,253, nearly 14 per cent less than in the  same month a year previously, according to data of the Employment Agency released by the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy (MLSP) Friday.
The results were achieved thanks to the joint efforts of the MLSP, the Ministry of Education and Science, the Ministry of

Slovenia’s jobless total falls below 70,000

Ljubljana – Slovenia’s joblessness continued to decrease in August as a total of 69,292 were registered as unemployed at the end of the month in what is the lowest figure since the start of the Covid-19 epidemic. The total was down 21.4% year-on-year and 1.9% compared to July, the Employment Service said on Friday.