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Where is Vidin in the context of unemployment?

According to official statistics, the unemployment rate in Vidin is set at 27 % (8 345 people from the active work force). This unfortunately is one of the leading towns in this statistics in Bulgaria. An even greater problem is the fact that around 60 % of the unemployed citizens are young people at the age of 29 (21 % among the unemployed population in Vidin are young people at about 24 years, while 38 % of all unempoloyed people are between 24-29 years).

The Thin Line between Education and Unemployment

The number of public servants in the sphere of education is 189 517, and those in the private sector are only 4 389. The educational system comes as the fifth largest employer after the private firms (1. 6 milion employees), the industry workers (597 thousand ), the public servants (435 thousand) and the business (282 thousand people).


A statement of Donka Panayotova (BTA Press Conference)

Professor Gaidarski thinks that the birth rate problem is ethnical

I am against the introduction of a law that bans early births, which Minister Gaidarski has proposed, ” said Donka Panayotova, Chair person of the Vidin-based “Organization Drom”. The “birth rate problem can be handled through special educational programs, which to increase the health knowledge of young Roma” is what Panayotova, the project leader of the desegregation process of education in the Danube town of Vidin has pointed out as the key to the solution.