Bulgaria's Jobless Rate Rises to 10% in Nov

Bulgaria's Jobless Rate Rises to 10% in Nov

Bulgaria's jobless rate inched up by 0.4 percentage points month-on-month to 10% in November, data of the government's Employment Agency showed.

A total of 327,270 unemployed were registered with unemployment offices at the end of November, up by 13,152 from the end of October, the agency said in a statement published on its website.

The number of people who found a job in November totalled 14,599, whereas job vacancies stood at 7,140.

Bulgaria, which joined the European Union in 2007, has a population of 7.36 million. The country's official unemployment rate was 9.24% at the end of last year.

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