Bulgaria - Unemployment rate jumps - January 31, 2016

The unemployment rate increased to 9.9% in November 2015, up 0.4% from the previous month, according to the Bulgaria Labour Office. The number of unemployed rose to a total 324,060 registered, 11,145 more than in October. The rise in unemployment has been attributed to the end of the summer tourist season. The number of people who found a job in November amounted to 15,338, down by 2,372, compared to October. By sector, the highest number of vacancies in November was 3,068, which was registered in manufacturing, followed by trade with 1,684, and administrative service activities with 661.

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