Bulgarian Unemployment Rate Flattish in June
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Bulgaria's registered unemployment rate edged down to 5% in June from 5.1% in May, the National Employment Agency said on Monday, news portal SeeNews reported.
On an annual comparison basis, the jobless rate declined by 0.1 percentage points in June, the agency said in a monthly report, based on population numbers from the 2021 census.
At the end of last month, there were 142,510 registered unemployed people in the country, representing a 1% monthly decline.
In June alone, the agency registered 19,575 jobless people, which was 2,402 more than in May and 2,485 more than in the same month of 2022.
Meanwhile, there were 11,325 job vacancies on the primary labor market in June, down 13.7% on month.
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