All posts tagged Eurostat

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
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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 on July 1 2015. Eurostat said that […]

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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 alcohol, tobacco, restaurant and hotel consumer prices in EU – Eurostat

June 19, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Consumer price levels in Bulgaria are less than half the European Union average, and the country has the lowest prices of alcohol and tobacco as well ...

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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 hou ...


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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 […]

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    Labour costs in Bulgaria lowest in EU – Eurostat
    December 15, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Labour costs in Bulgaria were the lowest among the 28 member states of the European Union, according to a survey by EU statistics agency Eurostat, giving figures for 2012. The […]