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3. Employment & Entrepreneurship

3.3 Skills Forecasting

Last update: 28 November 2023
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  1. Forecasting system(s)
  2. Skills development

Forecasting system(s)


The model for forecasting the supply and demand for labour in Bulgaria is implemented by the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy. The forecasting model has been developed on a modular basis.

The forecast horizon is medium-term (2020-2024) and long-term (2020-2034).

Forecast scope:

Medium-term employment forecasts by: 34 levels of education, 18 economic activities, 9 classes of professions.

Long-term forecasts by: 43 levels of education, 38 economic activities, 120 groups of professions.

Sources of information - National Institute of Statistics (Национален статистически институт), National Revenue Agency (Национална агенция за приходите), National Social Security Institute (Национален социално-осигурителен институт), Employment Agency (Агенция по заетостта) and Eurostat.