Just 10% of Disabled in Bulgaria Employed

Society | March 29, 2017, Wednesday // 19:05| Views: | Comments: 0
Bulgaria: Just 10% of Disabled in Bulgaria Employed Photo: EPA/BGNES

In figures released by the National Social Security Institute persons with disabilities registered in Bulgaria are 689,187, of them 281,000 at a working age, according to BNR.

In unofficial statistics only 10% of them are employed – the estimate was announced at a press conference on creating employment for persons with disabilities.

The National Action Plan for employment envisages 30 new contracts for opening jobs aimed at persons with lasting disabilities, the so-called subsidized jobs under the National Program for Employment and Training of Persons with Disabilities in more than 260 municipalities in the country.

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