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2-4 Demographic, Social And Economic Features Of Bulgaria




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This article is from the Bulgaria FAQ, by Dragomir R. Radev radev@tune.cs.columbia.edu with numerous contributions by others.

2-4 Demographic, Social And Economic Features Of Bulgaria

(by National Statistics Institute), last updated: 12-Nov-1995

                       1992   1993   1994
 Population as of
 31.12\Thousand        8484,8 8459,7 8427,4
 Men                   6169,1 4251,6 4130,0
 Women                 4315,7 4308,1 4297,4
 Birth rate - %        10,4   10,0   9,4
 Death rate - %        12,6   12,9   13,2
 Natural increase - %  -2,2   -2,9   -3,8
 Average life -
 expectancy\years      70,9   71,2   70,9
 Men                   67,6   67,7   67,2
 Women                 74,4   75,0   74,8
 Employed
 in the country        3273,3 3221,8 3235,0
 ( thousand) 1
 Relative Share of
 the employed in       17,7   28,3   35,9
 the private sector - %
 Employed on a
 labour contract in
 public sector of      2662,7 2667,0 2032,1
 Economy in
 Thousand 1
 Average annual
 wage of the
 employed on a
 labour contract in    24568  38776  59525
 the public sector
 of Economy - LV
 Unemployed
 persons,
 registered in the     576,9  626,1  448,4
 Bureau of Labour,
 as of to 31. 12
 Unemployment level,
 as of 31.12 - 2       15,3   16,4   12,8
 Gross Domestic
 product - indices
 on the basis of       92,7   97,6   *101,4
 preceding year = 100
 Inflation -
 consumer prices
 indices for XII       179,5  163,9  221,9
 month preceding
 year = 100

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1 Average annual number
2 A relative share of the registered unemployed persons in the Bureau of
Labour from
the total number of employed and unemployed - %
* Preliminary data

 

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