Bulgaria Records Sizeable Y/Y Drop in Jobless Rate in February 2015

      Published on Friday, 3 April , 2015      96 Views     

  • Bulgaria-EU

Jobless RateBulgaria marked one of biggest year-on-year falls in unemployment rate in the EU in February 2015, official statistics showed on Tuesday.

The EU-28 unemployment rate was 9.8% in February, down from 9.9% in the prior month and from 10.5% in February 2014.

This is the lowest rate recorded in the EU-28 area since September 2011, according to monthly statistics published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

Among the Member States, the lowest unemployment rates in February 2015 were recorded in Germany (4.8%) and Austria (5.3%), and the highest in Greece (26.0% in December 2014) and Spain (23.2%).

The largest year-over-year decreases were registered in Estonia (8.4% to 6.2% between January 2014 and January 2015), Ireland (12.1% to 9.9%) and Bulgaria (12.3% to 10.2%). The largest increases were registered in Croatia (17.3% to 18.5%), Cyprus (15.6% to 16.3%) and Finland (8.4% to 9.1%).


Category Bulgaria-EU | 2015/04/03 latest update at 7:00 PM
Source : | Photocredit :
Comments Add comment

БГ Медия - Медия за Българите в Лондон
Bulgarian Business Club

Related Articles

The editorial staff of Bulgarian Business Club would like to give all of its readers from Bulgaria and the whole world the opportunity to participate actively in the development of the website! If you have something interesting, fun, scandalous - just something worth to be seen from more people. Capture it and share it in the Bulgarian Business Club with a short text.

Do you have information you want to reach our readers?

Send article/s

You can subscribe to our Facebook, Twitter or use our RSS feed channel to always read the most important news about Bulgaria.

Sponsored Publications