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Persons not in the labour force - national level; statistical regions; districts

Time series : Labour_3.2.5_EN.xls

PERSONS NOT IN THE LABOUR FORCE AGED 15 YEARS AND OVER IN 2021
Sex
Place of residence
Age
Number - thousands
Total 2 629.5
By sex
Male 1 068.0
Female 1 561.5
By place of residence
Urban 1 760.8
Rural 868.7
By age
15-24 495.1
25-34 164.6
35-44 137.6
45-54 133.8
55-64 296.4
65 and over 1 402.1
PERSONS NOT IN THE LABOUR FORCE AGED 15 - 64 IN 2021
Sex
Place of residence
Level of education
Number - thousands
Total 1 227.4
By sex
Male 527.0
Female 700.4
By place of residence
Urban 831.0
Rural 396.4
By level of education
Higher 107.3
Upper secondary 577.9
of which: secondary vocational 209.7
Lower secondary 439.5
Primary or lower 102.7
PERSONS NOT IN THE LABOUR FORCE AGED 15 - 64 BY REASONS FOR INACTIVITY AND SEX IN 2021
(Thousands)
Reasons for inactivity Total Male Female
Total 1 227.4 527.0 700.4
Persons who want to work 172.1 86.5 85.6
of which not looking for job by reason:
Discouraged 57.2 31.4 25.7
Participation in education or training 7.5 4.0 3.6
Own illness or disability 5.3 (2.8) (2.6)
Personal or family reasons 39.1 13.5 25.6
Persons who do not want to work 1 055.3 440.5 614.8
of which by reason:
Participation in education or training 439.5 218.9 220.5
Own illness or disability 152.7 80.7 71.9
Personal or family reasons 270.9 61.9 209.0
Retirement 148.2 53.8 94.4

( ) - due to small sample figures in brackets are not reliable
DISCOURAGED PERSONS IN 2021
Sex
Place of residence
Age
Level of education
Number - thousands
Total 59.7
By sex
Male 33.1
Female 26.5
By place of residence
Urban 29.3
Rural 30.4
By age
15 - 64 57.2
15 - 24 9.7
25 -34 13.5
35 - 44 12.8
45 - 54 11.4
55 and over 12.2
By level of education
Higher (2.9)
Upper secondary 18.1
of which: secondary vocational 9.0
Lower secondary 25.8
Primary or lower 12.9

( ) - due to small sample figures in brackets are not reliable
PERSONS NOT IN THE LABOUR FORCE IN 2021
(Thousands)
Statistical zones
   Statistical regions
Aged 15 and over Of which aged 15 - 64
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total 2 629.5 1 068.0 1 561.5 1 227.4 527.0 700.4
Severna i Yugoiztochna Bulgaria
Severozapaden 319.8 133.8 185.9 139.9 62.4 77.6
Severen tsentralen 310.8 131.2 179.6 135.8 63.6 72.1
Severoiztochen 341.9 129.6 212.3 163.7 60.8 102.9
Yugoiztochen 393.9 155.2 238.8 189.1 76.1 113.0
Yugozapadna i Yuzhna tsentralna Bulgaria
Yugozapaden 703.8 290.3 413.5 322.1 144.9 177.1
Yuzhen tsentralen 559.3 227.9 331.4 276.9 119.3 157.7
PERSONS NOT IN THE LABOUR FORCE IN 2021
(Thousands)
Statistical zones
Statistical regions
   Districts
Aged 15 and over Of which aged 15 - 64
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total 2 629.5 1 068.0 1 561.5 1 227.4 527.0 700.4
Severna i Yugoiztochna Bulgaria
Severozapaden 319.8 133.8 185.9 139.9 62.4 77.6
Vidin 37.4 16.5 20.9 14.5 7.2 7.2
Vratsa 70.4 29.0 41.4 33.4 14.3 19.1
Lovech 54.1 22.4 31.7 22.3 9.7 12.6
Montana 58.4 24.0 34.4 27.2 11.6 15.6
Pleven 99.4 42.0 57.5 42.6 19.6 23.0
Severen tsentralen 310.8 131.2 179.6 135.8 63.6 72.1
Veliko Tarnovo 87.4 36.3 51.1 35.9 16.3 19.5
Gabrovo 46.0 21.4 24.6 17.1 10.0 7.1
Razgrad 49.9 21.1 28.8 26.6 12.1 14.5
Ruse 80.5 33.5 47.1 33.6 15.8 17.8
Silistra 46.9 19.0 28.0 22.6 9.4 13.2
Severoiztochen 341.9 129.6 212.3 163.7 60.8 102.9
Varna 162.6 60.6 102.0 76.3 27.0 49.4
Dobrich 69.3 26.0 43.2 33.7 12.4 21.3
Targovishte 47.7 18.6 29.1 26.0 10.4 15.6
Shumen 62.3 24.4 37.9 27.6 10.9 16.7
Yugoiztochen 393.9 155.2 238.8 189.1 76.1 113.0
Burgas 160.3 62.2 98.1 83.3 32.4 50.8
Sliven 69.0 26.5 42.5 34.4 13.2 21.3
Stara Zagora 115.7 46.7 69.0 48.9 21.1 27.8
Yambol 49.0 19.8 29.2 22.5 9.4 13.1
Yugozapadna i Yuzhna tsentralna Bulgaria
Yugozapaden 703.8 290.3 413.5 322.1 144.9 177.1
Blagoevgrad 105.7 44.4 61.3 48.2 21.2 27.1
Kyustendil 47.6 21.1 26.5 17.6 9.4 8.2
Pernik 45.0 20.1 24.9 17.2 9.0 8.2
Sofia 89.7 35.8 53.9 36.1 14.4 21.8
Sofia (stolitsa) 415.8 168.9 246.9 203.0 91.0 111.9
Yuzhen tsentralen 559.3 227.9 331.4 276.9 119.3 157.7
Kardzhali 65.3 27.7 37.6 32.1 13.5 18.6
Pazardzhik 97.0 37.7 59.3 47.1 18.7 28.5
Plovdiv 261.8 106.3 155.6 134.0 58.5 75.5
Smolyan 42.2 18.1 24.0 18.6 9.2 9.4
Haskovo 93.0 38.0 55.0 45.1 19.4 25.7
17.03.2022