Bulgaria's Jobless Rate Edges Down m/m in Feb

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Bulgaria’s jobless rate decreased by 0.2 percentage points month-on-month to 7.0% in February, the government's Employment Agency said on Thursday.

Year-on-year, Bulgaria's unemployment rate fell by 1.2 pp in February, the Employment Agency said in a statement.

There were 20,260 unemployed people newly-registered with labour offices countrywide in February.

The number of people who found a job in February totalled 17,270. There were 13,897 registered job vacancies in February. The highest share of vacancies was registered in manufacturing – 27.4% of the total.

Bulgaria, a nation of some 7.1 million, had an economically active population of 4.3 million as at end-2016, according to the country's statistical office, NSI.

There were a total of 3.28 million economically active people in the 15-64 years age bracket in Bulgaria in 2017.

Source: SEE News

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