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Unemployed and unemployment rates - national level; statistical regions

Time series : Labour_3.1.3_EN.xls

UNEMPLOYED AND UNEMPLOYMENT RATES OF POPULATION AGED 15 YEARS AND OVER FOR THE SECOND QUARTER OF 2022
Sex
Place of residence
Age
Level of education
Unemployed - thous. Unemployment rates - %
Total 152.2 4.7
By sex
Male 86.9 5.0
Female 65.3 4.3
By place of residence
Urban 88.2 3.5
Rural 64.0 8.5
By age
15-24 14.9 11.1
25-34 35.1 5.5
35-44 33.9 4.0
45-54 39.2 4.3
55 and over 29.2 4.0
By level of education
Higher 16.3 1.5
Upper secondary 80.0 4.3
of which: secondary vocational 38.7 3.7
Lower secondary 39.6 12.6
Primary or lower 16.3 31.0
UNEMPLOYED AND UNEMPLOYMENT RATES OF POPULATION OF 15 - 64 YEARS OF AGE FOR THE SECOND QUARTER OF 2022
Sex
Place of residence
Level of education
Unemployed - thous. Unemployment rates - %
Total 149.7 4.7
By sex
Male 84.7 5.0
Female 65.0 4.4
By place of residence
Urban 86.8 3.5
Rural 62.9 8.6
By level of education
Higher 16.3 1.6
Upper secondary 79.0 4.4
of which: secondary vocational 38.2 3.8
Lower secondary 38.2 12.6
Primary or lower 16.1 31.1
UNEMPLOYED BY EXISTENCE OF PREVIOUS EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE AND REASON OF LEAVING THE LAST JOB BY SEX FOR THE SECOND QUARTER OF 2022
(Thousands)
  Total Male Female
Total 152.2 86.9 65.3
Unemployed with previous employment experience 132.2 75.1 57.1
By reason of leaving the last job:
Redundancy (Job losers) 35.8 22.0 13.8
Seasonal or temporary job has ended 44.6 23.5 21.1
Family reasons (5.6) (2.7) (2.9)
Others 27.9 16.8 11.1
Unknown (incl. non-working during the last 8 years) 18.3 10.1 8.2
Unemployed looking for their first job 20.1 11.9 8.2

( ) - due to small sample figures in brackets are not reliable
UNEMPLOYED BY METHODS OF JOB SEARCH AND SEX FOR THE SECOND QUARTER OF 2022
(Thousands)
Methods of job search1 Total Male Female
Total 152.2 86.9 65.3
of which searching job by:
Contact with a public employment office 44.2 22.2 22.1
Direct contact with employers 78.4 44.9 33.5
Participating in competitions, taking tests or interviews 10.3 7.1 (3.2)
Seeking assistance of friends and relatives 110.2 62.4 47.8
Placing or answering job advertisements 27.6 17.7 9.9
Studying job advertisements 58.8 34.3 24.5
Placing or updating CVs online 14.9 10.6 (4.4)

1 One or more methods are shown by a person.
( ) - due to small sample figures in brackets are not reliable
UNEMPLOYED BY DURATION OF UNEMPLOYMENT AND SEX FOR THE SECOND QUARTER OF 2022
(Thousands)
Duration of unemployment Total Male Female
Total 152.2 86.9 65.3
Up to 5 months 36.0 22.9 13.1
6 - 11 months 30.9 15.7 15.2
12 - 23 months 35.6 19.9 15.8
2 and more years 49.8 28.5 21.3
LONG-TERM UNEMPLOYMENT RATE BY SEX FOR THE SECOND QUARTER OF 2022
Sex Long-term unemployment rate - %
Total 2.6
Male 2.8
Female 2.4
UNEMPLOYED AND UNEMPLOYMENT RATES OF POPULATION AGED 15 YEARS AND OVER FOR THE SECOND QUARTER OF 2022
Statistical zones
Statistical regions
Unemployed - thous. Unemployment rates - %
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total 152.2 86.9 65.3 4.7 5.0 4.3
Severna i Yugoiztochna Bulgaria
Severozapaden 23.9 13.5 10.4 8.2 8.5 7.9
Severen tsentralen 19.7 11.0 8.7 5.7 6.0 5.4
Severoiztochen 25.1 16.0 9.2 5.5 6.4 4.4
Yugoiztochen 27.1 16.2 10.9 5.8 6.3 5.3
Yugozapadna i Yuzhna tsentralna Bulgaria
Yugozapaden 36.5 21.8 14.7 3.3 3.9 2.8
Yuzhen tsentralen 19.9 8.5 11.4 3.2 2.5 4.0
UNEMPLOYED AND UNEMPLOYMENT RATES OF POPULATION OF 15 - 64 YEARS OF AGE FOR THE SECOND QUARTER OF 2022
Statistical zones
Statistical regions
Unemployed - thous. Unemployment rates - %
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total 149.7 84.7 65.0 4.7 5.0 4.4
Severna i Yugoiztochna Bulgaria
Severozapaden 23.4 13.2 10.2 8.4 8.7 8.0
Severen tsentralen 19.4 10.7 8.7 5.8 6.0 5.5
Severoiztochen 24.8 15.6 9.2 5.5 6.4 4.4
Yugoiztochen 26.7 15.8 10.9 5.9 6.4 5.4
Yugozapadna i Yuzhna tsentralna Bulgaria
Yugozapaden 36.1 21.4 14.7 3.4 3.9 2.8
Yuzhen tsentralen 19.2 7.9 11.3 3.2 2.4 4.0
18.08.2022