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Employed and employment rates - national level; statistical regions; districts

Time series : Labour_3.2.2_EN.xls

EMPLOYED AND EMPLOYMENT RATES OF POPULATION AGED 15 YEARS AND OVER IN 2021
Sex
Place of residence
Age
Employed - thous. Employment rates - %
Total 3 076.5 52.3
By sex
Male 1 648.7 58.6
Female 1 427.8 46.6
By place of residence
Urban 2 397.5 56.2
Rural 679.0 42.1
By age
15-24 104.0 16.8
25-34 617.2 75.0
35-44 815.7 82.1
45-54 851.0 83.1
55-64 598.8 64.8
65 and over 89.8 6.0
EMPLOYED AND EMPLOYMENT RATES OF POPULATION OF 15 - 64 YEARS OF AGE IN 2021
Sex
Place of residence
Level of education
Employed - thous. Employment rates - %
Total 2 986.7 68.1
By sex
Male 1 595.3 72.0
Female 1 391.4 64.2
By place of residence
Urban 2 328.6 71.3
Rural 658.1 58.8
By level of education
Higher 1 007.0 88.7
Upper secondary 1 669.0 71.5
of which: secondary vocational 945.8 78.8
Lower secondary 266.6 35.4
Primary or lower 44.1 27.5
EMPLOYED AND EMPLOYMENT RATES OF POPULATION OF 20 - 64 YEARS OF AGE IN 2021
Sex
Place of residence
Employed - thous. Employment rates - %
Total 2 976.8 73.2
By sex
Male 1 589.6 77.3
Female 1 387.2 68.9
By place of residence
Urban 2 321.9 76.5
Rural 654.9 63.3
EMPLOYED BY PROFESSIONAL STATUS AND SEX IN 2021
(Thousands)
Professional status Total Male Female
Total 3 076.5 1 648.7 1 427.8
Employers 113.3 80.2 33.1
Self-employed 207.5 133.3 74.2
Employees 2 738.1 1 427.8 1 310.3
In private enterprises 2 080.1 1 159.5 920.5
In public enterprises 658.0 268.3 389.8
Unpaid family workers 17.5 7.4 10.2
EMPLOYED BY OCCUPATIONAL CLASS AND SEX IN 2021
(Thousands)
Occupational classes Total Male Female
Total 3 076.5 1 648.7 1 427.8
of which:
Managers 156.3 96.4 59.8
Professionals 573.3 203.3 370.1
Technicians and associate professionals 296.8 156.5 140.2
Clerical support workers 181.5 47.3 134.2
Service and sales workers 587.1 220.6 366.5
Skilled agricultural, forestry and fishery workers 98.7 65.7 33.0
Craft and related trades workers 388.1 293.7 94.4
Plant and machine operators, and assemblers 412.4 314.6 97.8
Elementary occupations 357.4 229.2 128.2
EMPLOYED BY ECONOMIC ACTIVITY GROUPING AND SEX IN 2021
(Thousands)
Economic activity groupings Total Male Female
Total 3 076.5 1 648.7 1 427.8
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 193.6 135.0 58.5
Mining and quarrying 29.6 23.3 6.3
Manufacturing 573.0 295.9 277.1
Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 42.7 31.7 11.0
Water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities 35.4 25.4 10.0
Construction 267.9 249.3 18.6
Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles 513.1 230.2 282.9
Transportation and storage 207.9 169.0 38.9
Accommodation and food service activities 124.0 42.6 81.4
Information and communication 101.9 66.2 35.7
Financial and insurance activities 65.1 22.3 42.8
Real estate activities 15.8 6.2 9.6
Professional, scientific and technical activities 121.2 44.4 76.7
Administrative and support service activities 99.7 66.8 32.8
Public administration and defence; compulsory social security 226.1 122.7 103.3
Education 175.0 33.6 141.4
Human health and social work activities 168.1 33.6 134.5
Arts, entertainment and recreation 51.2 26.5 24.7
Other service activities 65.5 23.9 41.6
AVERAGE NUMBER OF ACTUAL WEEKLY HOURS PER EMPLOYED IN 2021
Sex
Kind of ownership
Number - hours
Total 39.5
By sex
Male 39.8
Female 39.2
By kind of ownership
Private sector 39.7
Public sector 38.8
EMPLOYEES IN 2021
Sex
Place of residence
Type of working time
Type of contract with the employer
Kind of ownership
Permanency of job
Number - thous.
Total 2 738.1
By sex
Male 1 427.8
Female 1 310.3
By place of residence
Urban 2 148.8
Rural 589.3
By type of working time
Full-time employeеs 2 699.4
Part-time employеes 38.7
By type of contract with the employer
Labour or civil service contract 2 667.4
Civil or other 26.6
Without contract 44.1
By kind of ownership
Private sector 2 080.1
Public sector 658.0
By permanency of job
Employees with permanent job 2 643.1
Employees with temporary job 95.0
EMPLOYED AND EMPLOYMENT RATES OF POPULATION AGED 15 YEARS AND OVER IN 2021
Statistical zones
   Statistical regions
Employed - thous. Employment rates - %
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total 3 076.5 1 648.7 1 427.8 52.3 58.6 46.6
Severna i Yugoiztochna Bulgaria
Severozapaden 261.8 141.9 119.9 42.6 48.1 37.6
Severen tsentralen 325.6 171.2 154.4 49.3 54.0 45.0
Severoiztochen 414.2 231.1 183.1 52.9 61.4 45.0
Yugoiztochen 433.4 239.2 194.3 50.8 58.7 43.6
Yugozapadna i Yuzhna tsentralna Bulgaria
Yugozapaden 1 032.4 534.4 498.0 58.2 63.2 53.7
Yuzhen tsentralen 609.1 331 278.1 51.0 57.9 44.7
EMPLOYED AND EMPLOYMENT RATES OF POPULATION OF 15 - 64 YEARS OF AGE IN 2021
Statistical zones
   Statistical regions
Employed - thous. Employment rates - %
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total 2 986.7 1 595.3 1 391.4 68.1 72.0 64.2
Severna i Yugoiztochna Bulgaria
Severozapaden 253.7 137.4 116.3 59.6 62.8 56.2
Severen tsentralen 315.2 164.6 150.6 66.5 67.9 65.0
Severoiztochen 401.8 223.2 178.6 67.9 74.5 61.1
Yugoiztochen 419.9 230.9 189.0 66.2 72.3 60.1
Yugozapadna i Yuzhna tsentralna Bulgaria
Yugozapaden 1 007.5 520.8 486.7 73.7 75.9 71.5
Yuzhen tsentralen 588.6 318.4 270.2 66.1 70.7 61.4
EMPLOYED AND EMPLOYMENT RATES OF POPULATION OF 20 - 64 YEARS OF AGE IN 2021
Statistical zones
   Statistical regions
Employed - thous. Employment rates - %
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total 2 976.8 1 589.6 1 387.2 73.2 77.3 68.9
Severna i Yugoiztochna Bulgaria
Severozapaden 253.0 136.8 116.2 64.2 67.1 61.1
Severen tsentralen 314.7 164.3 150.4 71.7 73.8 69.6
Severoiztochen 400.3 222.5 177.8 72.8 79.9 65.6
Yugoiztochen 418.8 230.4 188.4 71.5 78.3 64.7
Yugozapadna i Yuzhna tsentralna Bulgaria
Yugozapaden 1 004.7 519.6 485.1 78.9 81.5 76.3
Yuzhen tsentralen 585.2 315.9 269.3 70.7 75.7 65.7
EMPLOYED AND EMPLOYMENT RATES OF POPULATION AGED 15 YEARS AND OVER IN 2021
Statistical zones
Statistical regions
   Districts
Employed - thous. Employment rates - %
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total 3 076.5 1 648.7 1 427.8 52.3 58.6 46.6
Severna i Yugoiztochna Bulgaria
Severozapaden 261.8 141.9 119.9 42.6 48.1 37.6
Vidin 27.9 14.0 13.9 39.5 41.2 37.9
Vratsa 57.1 32.2 25.0 42.7 49.7 36.1
Lovech 47.9 26.6 21.3 45.7 52.8 39.1
Montana 40.1 22.5 17.6 37.5 43.7 31.7
Pleven 88.8 46.5 42.2 44.8 49.2 40.8
Severen tsentralen 325.6 171.2 154.4 49.3 54.0 45.0
Veliko Tarnovo 106.7 56.0 50.7 53.9 59.2 49.0
Gabrovo 43.4 20.3 23.0 46.8 46.0 47.6
Razgrad 39.0 21.1 17.9 41.5 46.5 36.7
Ruse 98.6 52.4 46.3 53.7 59.1 48.6
Silistra 37.8 21.4 16.5 41.5 48.7 34.8
Severoiztochen 414.2 231.1 183.1 52.9 61.4 45.0
Varna 230.6 127.8 102.8 58.1 67.0 49.8
Dobrich 69.5 38.7 30.7 47.8 55.7 40.6
Targovishte 41.0 24.3 16.8 43.9 53.7 34.7
Shumen 73.1 40.3 32.8 49.7 56.8 43.1
Yugoiztochen 433.4 239.2 194.3 50.8 58.7 43.6
Burgas 174.3 97.0 77.3 50.5 59.2 42.7
Sliven 71.2 40.8 30.4 48.3 57.7 39.6
Stara Zagora 142.2 75.5 66.7 54.2 60.4 48.5
Yambol 45.7 25.8 19.9 46.7 54.4 39.5
Yugozapadna i Yuzhna tsentralna Bulgaria
Yugozapaden 1 032.4 534.4 498.0 58.2 63.2 53.7
Blagoevgrad 138.0 71.6 66.5 54.0 58.2 50.1
Kyustendil 51.5 26.5 25.0 51.2 54.8 47.9
Pernik 55.4 28.4 27.0 52.9 56.4 49.6
Sofia 113.8 63.7 50.1 55.7 63.8 47.9
Sofia (stolitsa) 673.7 344.2 329.5 60.8 65.7 56.4
Yuzhen tsentralen 609.1 331.0 278.1 51.0 57.9 44.7
Kardzhali 71.8 39.9 32.0 51.9 58.8 45.3
Pazardzhik 105.9 60.4 45.5 50.1 59.2 41.5
Plovdiv 292.8 155.3 137.5 51.9 58.2 46.2
Smolyan 42.9 22.1 20.8 48.0 51.9 44.5
Haskovo 95.6 53.3 42.3 50.3 57.9 43.2
EMPLOYED AND EMPLOYMENT RATES OF POPULATION OF 15 - 64 YEARS OF AGE IN 2021
Statistical zones
Statistical regions
   Districts
Employed - thous. Employment rates - %
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total 2 986.7 1 595.3 1 391.4 68.1 72 64.2
Severna i Yugoiztochna Bulgaria
Severozapaden 253.7 137.4 116.3 59.6 62.8 56.2
Vidin 26.8 13.5 13.3 57.5 55.8 59.3
Vratsa 56.0 31.5 24.5 58.5 63.9 52.8
Lovech 46.7 26.0 20.7 65.0 70.1 59.6
Montana 39.0 22.0 17.0 52.5 57.3 47.3
Pleven 85.1 44.4 40.8 62.0 63.6 60.5
Severen tsentralen 315.2 164.6 150.6 66.5 67.9 65.0
Veliko Tarnovo 103.5 53.9 49.6 72.2 74.3 70.1
Gabrovo 41.8 19.6 22.2 67.3 61.1 73.9
Razgrad 38.0 20.4 17.6 54.5 57.2 51.6
Ruse 95.4 50.2 45.3 71.4 73.0 69.8
Silistra 36.4 20.6 15.9 55.8 61.6 49.8
Severoiztochen 401.8 223.2 178.6 67.9 74.5 61.1
Varna 226.2 125.0 101.1 73.8 81.1 66.5
Dobrich 66.8 37.0 29.8 62.4 68.3 56.4
Targovishte 38.6 22.6 16.0 55.7 63.9 47.1
Shumen 70.3 38.5 31.7 64.1 69.1 59.0
Yugoiztochen 419.9 230.9 189.0 66.2 72.3 60.1
Burgas 168.3 93.2 75.1 64.3 71.5 57.1
Sliven 68.9 39.6 29.3 62.4 70.6 53.9
Stara Zagora 138.7 73.5 65.2 72.2 75.6 68.7
Yambol 44.0 24.6 19.4 63.2 68.7 57.4
Yugozapadna i Yuzhna tsentralna Bulgaria
Yugozapaden 1 007.5 520.8 486.7 73.7 75.9 71.5
Blagoevgrad 134.9 69.7 65.2 69.1 71.2 67.1
Kyustendil 50.1 25.6 24.5 72.5 71.6 73.4
Pernik 53.0 27.5 25.5 71.2 71.8 70.5
Sofia 112.3 62.6 49.7 75.2 81.0 69.1
Sofia (stolitsa) 657.3 335.4 321.8 74.8 76.8 72.9
Yuzhen tsentralen 588.6 318.4 270.2 66.1 70.7 61.4
Kardzhali 70.3 38.7 31.6 67.9 73.8 61.8
Pazardzhik 103.1 58.6 44.5 64.9 72.3 57.2
Plovdiv 282.3 149.1 133.2 66.3 70.0 62.5
Smolyan 41.0 21.0 20.0 64.6 64.7 64.4
Haskovo 91.9 51.0 40.9 66.3 71.6 60.8
17.03.2022