Record drop in unemployment in Bulgaria

Unemployment in Bulgaria in May went down to 5.3 percent, the lowest level registered by the National Employment Agency.

The drop compared to the previous month stands at 0.3 percent and 0.8 percent year-on-year. There are 175,399 people registered at job centres. The number of unemployed has gone down by 9,000 people from the end of April to the end of May, and by 25,000 people compared to the same period of 2018. The most sought-after seasonal staff are bartenders, waiters, cooks, housemaids and staff in the sphere of services, other sought-after professions include workers for the mining and processing industry, construction, transport, salespeople, machine operators, workers in agriculture, forestry and fisheries, qualified staff for the food industry, tailors, carpenters, security guards etc. 

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