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Economy of Bulgaria. Statistics, Data and Indicators

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Bulgaria
53BBB- Credit rank #56
129.69 Quality of life #42
72 Corruption rank#68
61 Ease of doing business#59
Bulgaria


Bulgaria Major Economic Indicators

Indicator Data Period
GDP Value 89.04 USD Billion 2022
GDP Annual Growth Rate 1.89 % 2Q/23
GDP Growth Rate 0.43 % 2Q/23
GDP per capita 9502 USD 2022
Inflation Rate YoY 7.7 % Aug/23
Interest Rate 3.29 % Aug/23
Unemployment Rate 5.3 % Aug/23
Wages 1927 BGN/Month | 1045.294 USD/Month Jun/23
Balance of Trade -774 BGN Million | -0.42 B USD Jul/23
Current Account 637 EUR Million | 0.676 B USD Jul/23
Foreign Exchange Reserves 72842 BGN Million | 39.513 B USD Sep/23
Government Debt 37250 EUR Million | 39.518 B USD Aug/23


GDP Indicators

Indicator Data Period
GDP Value 89.04 USD Billion 2022
GDP Annual Growth Rate 1.89 % 2Q/23
GDP Growth Rate 0.43 % 2Q/23
GDP per capita 9502 USD 2022
GDP Constant Prices 25677 BGN Million | 13.928 B USD 2Q/23
GDP per capita PPP 26823 USD 2022
GDP From Agriculture  1583 BGN Million | 0.859 B USD 2Q/23
GDP From Construction  1601 BGN Million | 0.868 B USD 2Q/23
GDP From Manufacturing  9631 BGN Million | 5.224 B USD 2Q/23
GDP From Public Administration  5777 BGN Million | 3.134 B USD 2Q/23
GDP From Services  7594 BGN Million | 4.119 B USD 2Q/23


Budget Indicators

Indicator Data Period
Government Debt to GDP 20.2 % Aug/23
Government Budget Value -660 BGN Million | -0.358 USD Billion Aug/23
Government Spending 1956 BGN Million | 1.061 USD Billion 2Q/23
Government Debt 37250 EUR Million | 39.518 USD Billion Aug/23
Government Revenues 4595 BGN Million | 2.493 USD Billion Aug/23
Fiscal Expenditure  5255 BGN Million | 2.851 B USD Aug/23
Government Budget to GDP -2.8 % 2022
Government Spending to GDP 41.3 % 2022
Military Expenditure 1336 USD Million | 1.336 B USD 2022


Inflation Indicators

Indicator Data Period
Consumer Price Index (CPI) 9372 index points Aug/23
Export Prices 94.8 index points 2Q/23
Food Inflation 12.37 % Aug/23
Gasoline Prices 1.56 USD/Liter Sep/23
Import Prices 94.8 index points 2Q/23
Inflation Rate YoY 7.7 % Aug/23
Producer Prices 150 index points Aug/23
Inflation Rate Mom 0.4 % Aug/23
Core Consumer Prices 125 Index Points Aug/23
Core Inflation Rate 9.1 % Aug/23
CPI Housing Utilities 21328 Index Points Aug/23
CPI Transportation 9721 Index Points Aug/23
Harmonised Consumer Prices 136 Index Points Aug/23
Producer Prices Change  -20.4 % Aug/23


Trade Indicators

Indicator Data Period
Current Account to GDP -0.7 % 2022
Weapons Sales 18 USD Million 2022
Balance of Trade -774 BGN Million | -0.42 USD Billion Jul/23
Capital Flows 1301 EUR Million | 1.38 USD Billion Jul/23
Current Account 637 EUR Million | 0.676 USD Billion Jul/23
Exports 7081 BGN Million | 3.841 USD Billion Jul/23
External Debt 43064 EUR Million | 45.686 USD Billion Jul/23
Foreign Exchange Reserves 72842 BGN Million | 39.513 USD Billion Sep/23
Imports 7855 BGN Million | 4.261 USD Billion Jul/23
Tourist Arrivals 2077625 Persons | 2.078 Million Persons Aug/23


Money Indicators

Indicator Data Period
Gold Reserves 40.85 Tonnes 2Q/23
Interbank Rate -0.23 % Sep/20
Interest Rate 3.29 % Aug/23
Loans to Private Sector 42544556 BGN Thousand | 23.078 USD Billion Aug/23
Money Supply M0 26257 BGN Million | 14.243 USD Billion Aug/23
Money Supply M1 120561 BGN Million | 65.398 USD Billion Aug/23
Money Supply M2 149072 BGN Million | 80.864 USD Billion Aug/23
Money Supply M3 149072 BGN Million | 80.864 USD Billion Aug/23
Central Bank Balance Sheet 12254 BGN Million | 6.647 B USD Sep/23
Deposit Interest Rate 0.02 % 2022
Foreign Direct Investment 138 EUR Million | 0.146 B USD Jul/23


Labor Indicators

Indicator Data Period
Minimum Wages 399 EUR/Month | 423.297 USD/Month 3Q/23
Retirement Age Men 64.42 2022
Retirement Age Women 61.83 2022
Unemployment Rate 5.3 % Aug/23
Wages 1927 BGN/Month | 1045.294 USD/Month Jun/23
Youth Unemployment Rate 11.8 % Aug/23
Employed Persons 2914 Thousand Person | 2.914 Million Person 2Q/23
Employment Change  -0.3 % 2Q/23
Employment Rate  52.9 % 2Q/23
Full Time Employment 2807 Thousand Person 2Q/23
Job Vacancies 17802 | 17.802 K 2Q/23
Labor Force Participation Rate 55.5 % 2Q/23
Living Wage Family 1080 BGN/Month | 622.852 USD/Month 2018
Living Wage Individual 675 BGN/Month | 389.282 USD/Month 2018
Long Term Unemployment Rate 2.4 % 2Q/23
Part Time Employment 38.3 Thousand Persons 2Q/23
Unemployed Persons 149 Thousand Persons | 0.149 Million Persons Aug/23
Wages High Skilled 1280 BGN/Month | 738.195 USD/Month 2018
Wages in Manufacturing 1709 BGN/Month | 927.041 USD/Month Jun/23
Wages Low Skilled  600 BGN/Month | 346.029 USD/Month 2018


Taxes



Production Indicators

Indicator Data Period
Crude Oil Production 1 BBL/D/1K Jan/23
Electricity Production 3094 GWh Jul/23
Industrial Production -9.7 % Aug/23
Mining Production -12.1 % Aug/23
Steel Production 40 Thousand Tonnes Dec/20
Industrial Production (MoM) 1.3 % Aug/23


Business Indicators

Indicator Data Period
Business Confidence 25.2 index points Sep/23
Corruption Index 43 index points 2022
Corruption Rank 72 place 2022
Ease of Doing Business 61 place 2019
Manufacturing Production -1.9 % Aug/23
Competitiveness Index 64.9 Index Points 2019
Competitiveness Rank 49 2019


Consumer Indicators

Indicator Data Period
Consumer Confidence -25.5 index points 3Q/23
Retail Sales MoM -0.1 % Aug/23
Retail Sales YoY 0.1 % Aug/23
Consumer Credit 36532 BGN Million | 19.817 USD Billion Aug/23
Consumer Spending 20166 BGN Million | 10.939 USD Billion 2Q/23
Households Debt To Income 32.71 % 2016


Housing Market

Indicator Data Period
Construction Output -0.5 % Aug/23