Unemployment in Bulgaria is above the EU average

Unemployment in Bulgaria in February reached 12.5%, which is above the EU average, Eurostat data show.

The average unemployment level in the EU is 10.9%. In 2001 Bulgaria was among the countries with the highest rise in the number of unemployed people. In this country unemployment increased by 1%, while in Cyprus it was 1.3% up. In Greece the number rose by 5.1%.

Adapted from Bulgarian National Radio