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July 31, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Unemployment in Bulgaria in June 2015 was 9.6 per cent, the same as the European Union average, according to seasonally-adjusted figures released by EU statistics office Eurostat on July 31. […]

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EU population rose by more than a million in 2014 – mainly because of migration

July 10, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

The population of the European Union increased from 506.9 million on January 1 2014 to 508.2 million a year later, driven partly by births exceeding d ...

Throughout 2013 and reaching a fever pitch towards the end of the year, Bulgarians and Romanians were targeted for smears by some British media and politicians who conjured up the spectre of hordes from the two countries going to the UK when EU labour market restrictions end on January 1 2014. British diplomats assured that there would be no discrimination against Bulgarians and Romanians as the British government announced tighter rules on access to social benefits. Photo: Clive Leviev-Sawyer

Ukrainians, Moldovans and Macedonians top charts in getting Bulgarian citizenship

July 1, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria granted citizenship to 808 people in 2013, with people from Ukraine accounting for the largest number, going by figures released by Eurostat ...

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Unemployment in Bulgaria dropped to 9.7% in May 2015, EU at 9.6%

June 30, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Unemployment in Bulgaria was 9.7 per cent in May 2015, down from 11.5 per cent in May 2014, according to figures released by European Union statistics ...


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    Bulgaria has lowest consumption per capita in EU – Eurostat
    June 16, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Bulgaria ranks lowest among European Union member countries in actual individual consumption (AIC) per capita, a measure of the material wealth of households, EU statistics office Eurostat said on June […]

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    Unemployment in Bulgaria, EU continues easing
    March 2, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Unemployment in Bulgaria is continuing to ease, falling to 10.8 per cent in January 2015 compared to 12.6 per cent a year earlier, going by seasonally-adjusted figures released by European […]