Bulgaria’s National Statistical Institute on March 15 reported that the annual inflation rate for February 2021 is at 0.6%. The accumulated inflation since the beginning of the year is 0.8%.

In February 2021, food prices increased by 1.2%. The price of bread went up by1.4%, of yellow cheese – by 2.7%, of apples – by 3.9%.

The increase in the prices of transport services is 2%. In clothing and footwear, there is a reduction in prices of 1.7%.

The national statistics also reported today that in 2020 the unemployed in the country were 168,600 people. Compared to 2019, they have increased by 18.1%. Most of the unemployed, 93,600 people, are men.