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Employment and Unemployment No. 3/2009

Published at: 05.07.2010 - 15:00
The National Statistical Institute presents the electronic bulletin Employment and Unemployment - 3/2009 to its users.
The bulletin is a quarterly electronic publication of the National Statistical Institute, presenting the results from the Labour force survey. The Labour force survey is a sample statistical survey on households for examination of the economic activity of the population aged 15 years and over.
The methodology of the survey has been developed according to ILO and Eurostat recommendations.
The publication contains:
1. Methodological notes - main concepts and definitions, used in the survey;
2. Tables with comparable quarterly data for the preceding one year period, as well as detailed data for the third quarter of 2009, including:
• Economic activity of the population aged 15 years and over by sex, age, place of residence, education, marital status;
• Employment:
-  By professional status;
-  By economic activity groupings;
-  By occupational classes;
-  Full/part time employed by sex and by sector;
-  Employees by type of contract.
• Unemployment:
-  Duration of unemployment;
-  Methods of job search;
-  Existence of previous employment experience and reason of leaving the last job.
• Persons not in the labour force:
-  By age, place of residence and sex;
-  By reason of inactivity;
-  Discouraged persons by sex, age, level of education.
The publication is available on CD-ROM and is also published on the NSI website.
Price (including mailing costs):
EUR 7 for a CD
Price includes VAT.
The issue could be ordered at the following address:
National Statistical Institute
Press Centre and Publications Division
2, Panayot Volov St.
1038 Sofia,
Purchase by bank transfer:
NSI Bank Account
Bulgarian National Bank
Knyaz Alexander Battenberg Square, Sofia
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