Unemployment

The Number of Employed People in Bulgaria Exceeds Registered Unemployed in the First 6 Months of 2019

In the first six months of the year, the number of people who started work exceeds the number of those who are registered as unemployed, the Employment Agency reports. For the period, 123,410 unemployed registered in the Labor Offices have started work.

Eurostat: 83% of Bulgarian Graduates Find a Job

Nearly 85% of graduates in Bulgaria aged 20-34, who graduated last year, have found a job and have successfully acquired the knowledge, show data from Eurostat's analysis of the employment rate of graduates in the EU in 2018

The employment index of Bulgaria's graduates is even higher than the EU average, where 83% of graduates have started to work.

Graduates fail to meet skill needs

Greek universities produce graduates in bulk, without them meeting the requirements of the local market, according to a survey conducted by the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV). The survey found that despite the huge number of unemployed people, Greek enterprises are often unable to fill vacancies with adequately skilled staff.

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