NSI: GDP per person employed increases by 3.0% in Q3 2019 YoY5 December 2019 | 11:28 | FOCUS News Agency
The number of persons employed in the economy is 3,685.2 thousand and the total number of hours worked is 1,480.1 million. Compared with the same quarter of the previous year the structure of employment by economic sector in the third quarter of 2019 shows an increase in the relative share of industrial and services sectors.
GDP per person employed is BGN 8,619.2 and GDP per hour worked is BGN 21.5. Gross value added (GVA) per person employed increased in real terms by 3.1% and GVA per hour worked in real terms also increased by 3.0% in the third quarter of 2019 compared to the corresponding quarter of the previous year.
GVA per person employed in industrial sector is BGN 7,971.0 and GVA per hour worked is BGN 19.1 according to the preliminary data for the third quarter of 2019. In service sector an average of BGN 7,761.3 Gross value added is produced by person employed or an average of 19.5 BGN GVA per hours worked. The lowest labour productivity is in agricultural sector - BGN 2,513.2 GVA per person employed and BGN 6.4 per hours worked.
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