According to the preliminary data of the National Statistical Institute (NSI), the employed persons under labor and employment relationship in the Burgas region as of the end of June 2016 increased by 24.0% compared to the end of March 2016, reaching 142.1 thousand.
Compared to the end of the first quarter of 2016, the number of employees in the public sector decreased by 0.4% to 26.9 thousand and in the private sector increased by 31.5% (to 115.2 thousand).
At the end of June 2016, the number of employees in employment in the Bourgas District was 4.5% or by 6.7 thousand less compared to the same period of the previous year, with the decrease in the number of employed in the private sector by 5.3% and in the public sector - by 0.7%.
In the second quarter of 2016, the average monthly salary for the area declined by 1.4% to 776 leva compared to the first quarter of 2016. For the public sector the average monthly salary is 843 BGN and for the private one 758 BGN.
In the second quarter of 2016, the average monthly salary for Bourgas region grew by 4.6% compared to the second quarter of 2015.