Bulgaria | Economic Indicators

Overview Last Reference
GDP Growth Rate 0.9 % Dec/16
Unemployment Rate 8.2 % Jan/17
Inflation Rate 1.7 % Feb/17
Interest Rate 0 % Mar/17
Balance of Trade -272 BGN Million Jan/17
Government Debt to GDP 27.8 % Jan/17
Markets Last Reference
Currency 1.81 Mar/17
Stock Market 638 points Mar/17
Government Bond 10Y 1.9 % Mar/17
GDP Last Reference
GDP Growth Rate 0.9 % Dec/16
GDP Annual Growth Rate 3.4 % Dec/16
GDP 50.2 USD Billion Dec/15
GDP Constant Prices 23310 BGN Million Dec/16
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 5109 BGN Million Dec/16
GDP per capita 7612 USD Dec/15
GDP per capita PPP 17060 USD Dec/15
GDP From Agriculture 738 BGN Million Dec/16
GDP From Construction 672 BGN Million Dec/16
GDP From Manufacturing 4627 BGN Million Dec/16
GDP From Public Administration 3498 BGN Million Dec/16
GDP From Services 5524 BGN Million Dec/16
Labour Last Reference
Unemployment Rate 8.2 % Jan/17
Employed Persons 3006 Thousand Dec/16
Unemployed Persons 270 Thousand Jan/17
Long Term Unemployment Rate 4.3 % Sep/16
Youth Unemployment Rate 23 % Jan/17
Labour Costs 114 Index Points Dec/16
Job Vacancies 17952 Sep/16
Wages 1012 BGN/Month Dec/16
Minimum Wages 235 EUR/Month Jun/17
Population 7.15 Million Dec/16
Retirement Age Women 61 Dec/17
Retirement Age Men 64 Dec/17
Employment Change -0.7 % Sep/16
Employment Rate 49.2 % Dec/16
Full Time Employment 2934 Thousand Sep/16
Labor Force Participation Rate 52.7 % Dec/16
Living Wage Family 1002 BGN/Month Dec/16
Living Wage Individual 767 BGN/Month Dec/16
Part Time Employment 53.6 Thousand Sep/16
Productivity 134 Index Points Dec/16
Wages High Skilled 1140 BGN/Month Jun/16
Wages In Manufacturing 849 BGN/Month Sep/16
Wages Low Skilled 631 BGN/Month Jun/16
Prices Last Reference
Inflation Rate 1.7 % Feb/17
Inflation Rate Mom 0 % Feb/17
Consumer Price Index CPI 6622 Index Points Feb/17
Harmonised Consumer Prices 99.8 Index Points Feb/17
Core Consumer Prices 98.71 Index Points Jan/17
Core Inflation Rate -1 % Feb/17
Producer Prices 109 Index Points Jan/17
Export Prices 98.7 Index Points Dec/16
Import Prices 96.3 Index Points Dec/16
Cpi Transportation 7476 Index Points Feb/17
Food Inflation 3.7 % Feb/17
Producer Prices Change 4.3 % Jan/17
Money Last Reference
Interest Rate 0 % Mar/17
Interbank Rate -0.08 % Mar/17
Money Supply M0 12495 BGN Million Feb/17
Money Supply M1 40510 BGN Million Feb/17
Money Supply M2 79147 BGN Million Feb/17
Money Supply M3 79232 BGN Million Feb/17
Foreign Exchange Reserves 46645 BGN Million Feb/17
Deposit Interest Rate 0.61 % Dec/15
Central Bank Balance Sheet 8436 BGN Million Feb/17
Loans To Private Sector 30561061 BGN Thousand Feb/17
Trade Last Reference
Balance of Trade -272 BGN Million Jan/17
Exports 3724 BGN Million Jan/17
Imports 3996 BGN Million Jan/17
Current Account -9.7 EUR Million Jan/17
Current Account to GDP 3.9 % Dec/16
External Debt 34728 EUR Million Dec/16
Capital Flows 332 EUR Million Jan/17
Remittances 66.1 EUR Million Dec/16
Tourist Arrivals 531081 Dec/16
Gold Reserves 40.3 Tonnes Dec/16
Crude Oil Production 1 BBL/D/1K Mar/16
Foreign Direct Investment -25.2 EUR Million Oct/16
Terrorism Index 1.63 Dec/15
Weapons Sales 8 USD Million Dec/14
Government Last Reference
Government Debt to GDP 27.8 % Jan/17
Government Budget 1.6 % of GDP Dec/16
Government Budget Value 884176 BGN THO Jan/17
Government Spending to GDP 40.2 % Dec/15
Government Debt 13549 EUR Million Jan/17
Asylum Applications 795 persons Dec/16
Credit Rating 52.55
Government Spending 2301 BGN Million Dec/16
Military Expenditure 797 USD Million Dec/15
Business Last Reference
Business Confidence 25.5 Feb/17
Industrial Production -1.2 % Jan/17
Industrial Production Mom -3.9 % Jan/17
Manufacturing Production -3.7 % Jan/17
Capacity Utilization 73.5 % Mar/17
Changes in Inventories 369 BGN Million Dec/16
Competitiveness Index 4.44 Points Dec/17
Competitiveness Rank 50 Dec/17
Corruption Index 41 Points Dec/16
Corruption Rank 75 Dec/16
Ease of Doing Business 39 Dec/16
Electricity Production 4769 Gigawatt-hour Jan/17
Mining Production -2.8 % Jan/17
Steel Production 45 Thousand Tonnes Feb/17
Consumer Last Reference
Consumer Confidence -25.4 Mar/17
Retail Sales MoM 0.5 % Jan/17
Retail Sales YoY 4 % Jan/17
Consumer Credit 18679 Million BGL Feb/17
Consumer Spending 18630 BGN Million Dec/16
Gasoline Prices 1.11 USD/Liter Feb/17
Households Debt To Income 41.96 % Dec/14
Housing Last Reference
Construction Output -10.3 % Jan/17
Housing Index 102 Index Points Sep/16
Building Permits 1122 Units Dec/16
Home Ownership Rate 82.3 % Dec/15
Housing Starts 720 Dec/16
Taxes Last Reference
Corporate Tax Rate 10 % Dec/16
Personal Income Tax Rate 10 % Dec/16
Sales Tax Rate 20 % Dec/16
Social Security Rate 31 % Dec/16
Social Security Rate For Companies 18.1 % Dec/16
Social Security Rate For Employees 12.9 % Dec/16




Economic Indicators for Bulgaria including actual values, historical data charts, an economic calendar, time-series statistics, business news, long term forecasts and short-term predictions for Bulgaria economy. 3/27/2017