Unemployment in Bulgaria reaches 13.8%

During the first trimester of 2013 the unemployed in Bulgaria have reached 456 thousand persons, the National Statistical Institute informs.

Compared to the same period of 2012, the number of jobless people has increased by 8.3%. Meanwhile the unemployment factor has increased by 0.9 percentage points, reaching in the first trimester of 2013 some 13.8%.

Adapted from Bulgarian National Radio