Vidin Region

Manpower

Demographic indicators:

Population:
Population in Vidin region as of 31.12.2018 is 84 865 people, from which:
- men: 41 349;
- women: 43 516.

• Births in 2018 in Vidin region – 590 people;
• Mortality in 2018 in Vidin region –  1992 people.

Natural growth of 1 000 people from the population in 2018:
- Coefficient of natural growth (-16.4‰);
- Natural growth in numbers is (-1 525 persons).

Structure of the population, according to their residence in 2018.
- City – 64,8%;
- Village – 35,2%.

Labor market:
Average monthly number of unemployed people registered in the first half of 2019 is 5248 people in the Vidin region. The unemployment rate in the country during this period is 13.87%. It is reported a decrease in the unemployment rate with 1.3 points in the first half of 2018.

The unemployment rate in the individual municipalities is unevenly distributed and is conditioned by their respective economic development. Some of the main reasons for maintaining its high rates throughout the year are the shrinking primary markets and the prevailing low education and skills of the population in these areas.

With the highest unemployment rate for the first half of 2019 are the municipalities: Ruzhintsi - 56.64%; Dimovo - 39,45%; Chuprene - 35.48%; Makresh - 34.85%; Gramada - 32.31%; Bregovo - 25.72%.

Distribution of unemployed and the unemployment rate in Directorates "Labour Office" and municipalities in June 2017

Regions,
Labour offices
nd municipalities

Registered unemployed persons

Unemployment Rate

First half
of 2019.

First half of 2019/
six months of 2018.

First half
of 2019

Six months
of 2018

Growth

Number

Number

%

%

%

+/-

RESD
(Regional Employment
Service Directorate)
Montana – in total
21 290 -1 972 -8,5 12,32 13,46 -1,1

Vidin Region – in total

5 248

-497

-8,6

13,87

15,19

-1,3

Directorate”Labor
office”Vidin

2 576

-573

-18,2

8,97

10,97

-2,0

Vidin

2 060

-593

-30,7

7,83

9,88

-2,0

Bregovo

398

-7

-1,7

25,72

26,17

-0,5

Novo Selo

118

-27

-18,5

13,81

16,96

-3,1

Directorate”Labor
office” Kula

641

99

18,4

22,58

19,8

3,5

Kula

335

11

3,2

19,41

18,80

0,6

Boynitsa

32

-5

-14,5

11,01

12,88

-1,9

Gramada

163

58

55,8

32,31

20,73

11,6

Makresh

111

36

47,8

34,85

23,58

11,3

Directorate”Labor
office” Belogradchik

2 031

-24

-1,1

32,37

32,74

-0,4

Belogradchik

476

-122

-20,4

17,37

31,83

-4,5

Dimovo

742

-105

-12,4

39,45

45,04

-5,6

Ruzhintsi

607

161

36,1

56,64

41,63

15,0

Chuprene

206

43

26,5

35,48

28,06

7,4

 

The registered unemployed persons in the first half of 2019 are:

  • Men: 2666 people, or 50,8% of all unemployed persons
  • Women: 2582 or 49,2% of all unemployed persons


Unemployed people by Education

 

Higher education

Secondary education

Primary and lower

number

%

number

%

number

%

Vidin region

297

5,7

2 570

49,0

2 382

45,4


Distribution of unemployed by occupation

 

With a working profession

Specialists

Without qualification

number

%

number

%

number

%

Vidin region

1 575

30,0

741

14,1

2 931

55,9

 

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