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SOFIA (Bulgaria), October 15 (SeeNews) - Bulgaria’s jobless rate stood at 5.3% at the end of September, unchanged month-on-month, the Employment Agency said on Tuesday.
Compared to a year earlier, the unemployment rate edged down by 0.3 pp at the end of September, the government agency said in a statement.
There were 26,662 unemployed people newly-registered with labour offices countrywide during the month. The number of people who found a job in September totalled 18,881.
There were 17,887 registered job vacancies in September. Most of the vacancies were registered in the manufacturing sector - 26.2% of the total.