Bulgaria: Male unemployment

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 Bulgaria

Unemployment rate for males

 Latest value 4.71
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2022
 Average 11.08
 Min - Max 4.54 - 20.87
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Bulgaria from 1991 to 2022. The average value for Bulgaria during that period was 11.08 percent with a minimum of 4.54 percent in 2019 and a maximum of 20.87 percent in 2001. The latest value from 2022 is 4.71 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 176 countries is 6.83 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Bulgaria - Male unemployment - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Bulgaria - Male unemployment - historical chart - 1991-2022




Definition: Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Labor force 3.13 2022 million people
 Unemployment rate 4.27 2022 percent
 Female unemployment 4.05 2022 percent
 Male unemployment 4.71 2022 percent
 Youth unemployment 10.44 2023 percent
 Labor force participation 56.09 2023 percent
 Labor force: percent female 46.44 2022 percent
 Female labor force participation 50.11 2023 percent
 Male labor force participation 62.56 2023 percent
 Self-employment 11.09 2022 percent
 Employment 2.96 Q3/2023 million employed people
 Unemployment rate 3.90 9/2023 percent
 Labor cost 144.00 Q3/2023 index points
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