Bulgaria August Jobless Rate Inches down to 10.7%

Bulgaria August Jobless Rate Inches down to 10.7%

Bulgaria's August jobless rate inched down by 0.1 percentage point from the previous month to 10.7%, data from the government's Employment Agency showed on Tuesday.

A total of 351,506 unemployed were registered with unemployment offices at the end of August, down by 5,030 from the previous month, the agency said in a statement.

The number of people who found a job last month totalled 20,072, up by 7,772 from July. Job vacancies amounted to 11,184 last month, up by 1,394 from July.

In August, the biggest number of job vacancies was reported in the manufacturing sector with 2,454. The trade sector followed with 1,726.

 

 

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