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Unemployment rising in October

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The newly registered unemployed people exceeded 300,000, the Employment Agency has reported. From February 3 to October 11, just over 193,000 people found work through employment offices.

The analysis of a labor market survey shows that since August 17, the newly registered unemployed across the country have been significantly more than those who have found work, as this is particularly clear in the last week of monitoring from 5 to 11th of October, when 9,900 unemployed were registered, and the newly-employed were just 6,500. The most drastic situation has emerged after the end of the summer season in Burgas and Varna, where a total of 2140 have registered as unemployed, while only 520 started work.

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