Bulgaria | Economic Indicators


Markets Last Reference Previous Range
Currency 1.78 Aug/15 1.78 1.22 : 2
Stock Market 475 Index points Aug/15 474 70.54 : 1952
Government Bond 10Y 3.3 percent Jul/15 3.23 2.37 : 8.51
GDP Last Reference Previous Range
GDP 55.73 USD Billion Dec/14 54.48 9.7 : 55.77
GDP Growth Rate 0.9 percent Mar/15 0.4 -7.7 : 13.4
GDP Annual Growth Rate 2 percent Mar/15 1.3 -14 : 17.2
GDP Constant Prices 17148 BGN Million Mar/15 22535 209 : 22540
GDP per capita 4916 USD Dec/14 4808 2214 : 4916
GDP per capita PPP 16048 USD Dec/14 15695 8033 : 16048
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 2906 BGN Million Mar/15 5119 7.04 : 7057
Labour Last Reference Previous Range
Unemployment Rate 10.6 percent Mar/15 10.6 5 : 15.6
Employed Persons 2950 Thousand Mar/15 2990 2628 : 3417
Unemployed Persons 332 Thousand May/15 350 22 : 726
Job Vacancies 18097 Mar/15 15196 13467 : 19619
Long Term Unemployment Rate 6.3 percent Mar/15 6.8 2.7 : 13
Youth Unemployment Rate 18.8 percent Jun/15 19.6 10.8 : 38.9
Wages 882 BGN/Month Mar/15 839 30 : 882
Labour Costs 132 Index Points Mar/15 108 1.79 : 132
Population 7.2 Million Dec/14 7.25 7.2 : 8.98
Retirement Age Women 61.3 Dec/15 61 57.5 : 61.3
Retirement Age Men 64.3 Dec/15 64 62.5 : 64.3
Minimum Wages 184 EUR/Month Jun/15 174 31.2 : 184
Prices Last Reference Previous Range
Inflation Rate 0.4 percent Jun/15 0.9 -2.6 : 2020
Inflation Rate Mom -0.9 percent Jun/15 -0.2 -3.53 : 242
Consumer Price Index CPI 6545 Index Points Jun/15 6602 1.51 : 6753
Harmonised Consumer Prices 142 Index Points Jun/15 142 15.32 : 147
Producer Prices 112 Index Points Jun/15 111 56.63 : 117
Export Prices 97.5 Index Points Mar/15 94.3 84.1 : 117
Import Prices 100 Index Points Mar/15 96 89.3 : 112
Core Consumer Prices 130 Index Points Jun/15 130 9.37 : 134
Core Inflation Rate -1 percent Jun/15 -0.7 -2.5 : 551
Food Inflation 0.47 percent Jun/15 0.9 -15.06 : 2207
Money Last Reference Previous Range
Interest Rate 0.01 percent Aug/15 0.02 0.01 : 5.77
Interbank Rate 0.02 percent Jun/15 0.02 0.01 : 1070
Money Supply M0 10194 BGN Million Jun/15 10013 7 : 10194
Money Supply M1 32318 BGN Million Jun/15 31595 143 : 32318
Money Supply M2 69285 BGN Million Jun/15 68811 580 : 69996
Money Supply M3 69346 BGN Million Jun/15 68869 580 : 70055
Foreign Exchange Reserves 37599 BGN Million Jun/15 37905 75.11 : 38075
Central Bank Balance Sheet 7545 BGN Million May/15 7603 3413 : 8031
Trade Last Reference Previous Range
Balance of Trade -249 Million BGL May/15 -402 -1863 : 211
Exports 3735 Million BGL May/15 3891 608 : 4041
Imports 3984 Million BGL May/15 4293 824 : 4516
Current Account 51.3 EUR Million May/15 -99.1 -1167 : 858
Current Account to GDP 0 percent of GDP Dec/14 1 -25.2 : 4
External Debt 38176 EUR Million May/15 38924 9401 : 39765
Remittances 209 EUR Million Mar/14 195 56 : 235
Capital Flows 42.3 EUR Million May/15 860 -678 : 1550
Tourist Arrivals 4532307 Dec/14 4913773 872107 : 4913773
Gold Reserves 40.09 Tonnes Mar/15 40.06 39.56 : 40.09
Crude Oil Production 1 BBL/D/1K Mar/15 1 0.6 : 1.06
Foreign Direct Investment 67.78 EUR Million Apr/15 49.48 -414 : 1018
Government Last Reference Previous Range
Government Budget -3.7 percent of GDP Dec/14 -1.5 -4.3 : 1.9
Government Debt to GDP 28.8 percent May/15 28.7 13.2 : 77.6
Government Budget Value 1091115 BGN THO May/15 1066644 -3048183 : 5039409
Government Spending to GDP 39.2 percent Dec/14 38.3 30.5 : 43.1
Credit Rating 54.24 :
Government Debt 12308 EUR Million May/15 12253 4723 : 12308
Business Last Reference Previous Range
Business Confidence 14.9 Jul/15 19 -11.6 : 43.9
Industrial Production 3.9 percent May/15 1.5 -23.7 : 20.4
Manufacturing Production 4 percent May/15 0.4 -26.8 : 34.7
Capacity Utilization 73 percent Sep/15 74.7 52 : 76.5
Changes in Inventories 215 BGN Million Mar/15 -54.28 -181 : 1185
Competitiveness Index 4.36 Points Dec/15 4.3 3.92 : 4.36
Competitiveness Rank 54 Dec/15 57 54 : 79
Corruption Index 43 Points Dec/14 41 29 : 43
Corruption Rank 69 Dec/14 77 45 : 86
Ease of Doing Business 38 Dec/14 58 38 : 59
Industrial Production Mom 0.4 percent May/15 0.4 -11.1 : 11
Mining Production 0.73 percent May/15 -0.78 -33.38 : 33.51
Consumer Last Reference Previous Range
Consumer Confidence -29.8 Jun/15 -32.4 -54 : -17.7
Retail Sales MoM 0.2 percent May/15 -0.1 -4.7 : 6.7
Retail Sales YoY 0.8 percent May/15 0.5 -12.7 : 24.8
Consumer Credit 18307 Million BGL Jun/15 18262 3.4 : 19246
Gasoline Prices 1.3 USD/Liter Jul/15 1.32 0.46 : 1.79
Housing Last Reference Previous Range
Housing Index 93.38 Index Points Mar/15 92.92 71.84 : 145
Construction Output -7 percent May/15 -1.1 -26.8 : 48.8
Home Ownership Rate 85.7 percent Dec/13 87.4 85.4 : 87.6
Taxes Last Reference Previous Range
Corporate Tax Rate 10 percent Dec/15 10 10 : 40.2
Personal Income Tax Rate 10 percent Dec/14 10 10 : 50
Sales Tax Rate 20 percent Dec/15 20 20 : 20
Social Security Rate 31.4 percent Dec/14 31.4 29.7 : 43.6
Social Security Rate For Companies 18.5 percent Dec/14 18.5 17.6 : 27.93
Social Security Rate For Employees 12.9 percent Dec/14 12.9 12.1 : 16.8




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. 8/3/2015