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North and east Bulgaria - BG3

BG3 map
number of inhabitantsyear 20123 724 884
area in square kmyear 201268 322
GDP per capita in PPSyear 20107 800
GDP per capita in PPS of EU averageyear 201032,00
Unemployment rateyear 201214,30
unemployment rage, maleyear 201215,50
unemployment rate, femaleyear 201212,90
Gender difference in unemploymentyear 20122,60
Employment rateyear 201346,90
employment rate, maleyear 201352,30
employment rate, femaleyear 201341,90
Gender gap in employment rateyear 20139,40
Distance from Bratislava884 km
Distance from Košice712 km
demographic pyramid North and east Bulgaria,


Structure of employed by education

Employment by educationyear 20121 291100%

Source: Eurostat; shortened variable name does not necessarily precisely describe contents of this v

sub regions North and east Bulgaria : Severozapaden, Severen tsentralen, Severoiztochen and Yugoiztochen

other regions in Bulgaria : North and east Bulgaria and Southwest and central Bulgaria

Neighbouring regions: Southwest and central Bulgaria, Macroregiunea doi, Macroregiunea trei, Macroregiunea patru and BATI MARMARA


Current statistics

June 2019: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 166012, of which 60179 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 6.0% (2.2% long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Rimavská Sobota 19.3% (11.2%), Revúca 18.3% (9.5%), Kežmarok 17.0% (7.7%), Rožňava 15.0% (8.2%), Vranov nad Topľou 14.8% (7.1%)

Lowest unemployment:: Bratislava V 2.2%, Trenčín 2.4%, Hlohovec 2.6%, Nitra 2.7%, Ilava 2.7%