Bulgaria Bulgaria

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Bulgaria, is a country located at Eastern Europe, it has an area of 111,000 Km2.

Bulgaria, with a population of 6,916,548 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world and it has a moderate population density, 62 people per km2.

It's capital is Sofia and its currency is Bulgarian Lev

Bulgaria is holding the 72 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2021 was 17,014 millions of euros (19,143 millions of dollars), ( 25.1% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is €2,460 euros per inhabitant$2,768 dollars per inhabitant.

The last annual rate of CPI published in Bulgaria was on March of 2022 and it was 12.4%.

In terms of the human development index (HDI) of Bulgaria, which is the index used by the United Nations to measure the progress of a country, was 0.816 points in 2019, leaving it in 56th place in the table of 189 countries published.

If the reason to visit Bulgaria are business, you must know it's in the 59th of the Doing Business ranking , which provides objective measures of business regulations for local firms.

In the tables at the bottom of the page, you can see more information about the economy and demography of Bulgaria, if you want to see information about other countries click here

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Bulgaria Economy
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2021Q42,587K
Annual GDP [+]2021€67,872M
Annual GDP [+]2021$80,327M
GDP per capita [+]2021€9,850
GDP per capita [+]2021$11,614
Quarterly GDP [+]2021Q4€17,892M
Debt (M.€.) [+]202117,014
Debt ($M) [+]202119,143
Debt (%GDP) [+]202125.10%
Debt Per Capita [+]2021€2,460
Debt Per Capita [+]2021$2,768
Deficit (M.€) [+]2021-2,778
Deficit ($M) [+]2021-2,366
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2021-4.10%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]202129,225.3
Expenditure ($M) [+]202132,468.1
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20172,149.1
Education Expenditure ($M) [+]20172,426.9
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201712.73%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20192,644.2
Gov. Health Exp.($M) [+]20172,481.4
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201711.99%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]2020981.8
Defence Expenditure ($M) [+]20201,133.2
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20203.83%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]202143.10%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2021€4,225
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2021$4,694
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2017€304
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2017$344
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2019€379
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017$344
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2020€142
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2020$183
Moody's Rating [+]10/09/2020Baa1
S&P Rating [+]11/29/2019BBB
Fitch Rating [+]04/24/2020BBB
Corruption Index [+]202142
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201949º
Fragile States Index [+]201851.7
RTI Raking [+]01/01/201956º
Innovation Ranking [+]201837º
Unemployment Rate [+]March 20224.3%
Unemployment rate [+]2021Q44.6%
Unemployed [+]2021Q4147K
NMW [+]2022$376.4
NMW [+]2022€332.3
Average Wage [+]2021$10,596
Average Wage [+]2021€8,959
Human Capital Ranking [+]201732º
Euro / Bulgarian Lev [+]05/16/20221.9558
US Dollar exchange rate [+]05/13/20221.8833
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]05/16/2022-5.50%
CPI (overall index) [+]March 202212.4%
HICP [+]March 202210.5%
PPI Year on Year [+]March 202245.2%
Money Market
Key rates [+]02/01/20160%
Doing Business [+]201959º
IPI Year on Year [+]March 202219.1%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]March 202225,627
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]March 20225.12
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015507.41
Tax Revenue (%GDP) [+]202030.4%
Standard VAT [+]04/01/201120.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]202010.0%
Annual arrivals [+]20199,312,000
Exports [+]2021€34,700.8M
Exports [+]2020$31,825.9M
Exports % GDP [+]202151.13%
Imports [+]2021€39,114.7M
Imports [+]2020$34,829.0M
Imports % GDP [+]202157.63%
Trade balance [+]2021€-4,413.8M
Trade balance [+]2020$-3,003.1M
Trade balance % GDP [+]2021-6.50%
Retail Sales YoY [+]March 20229.6%
Global AgeWatch Ranking [+]201549º
Density [+]202062
Global Peace Ranking [+]202127º
Crude divorce rate [+]20201.30‰
Remittance received ($M) [+]20172,223.5
% Immigrant [+]20192.42%
% Emigrant [+]201922.18%
Birth Rate [+]20208.50‰
Remittance sent ($M) [+]2017145.6
Crude death rate [+]202018.00‰
Fertility Rate [+]20201.56
Crude marriage rate [+]20203.20‰
% risk of poverty [+]202023.8%
Population [+]20206,916,548
Immigrant stock [+]2019168,516
Emigrant stock [+]20191,541,860
HDI [+]20190.816
Gender Gap Ranking [+]202049º
Life expectancy [+]202171.40
Suicides [+]2019574
Suicide rate [+]20198.24
Number of homicides [+]201980
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20191.14
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20205.48
Annual crude oil production [+]20211
Crude Oil Reserves [+]202115.0
Consumption GWh [+]201930,905
Generation GWh [+]202037,040
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]05/15/202237,048
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]05/15/20221,161,630
Fully vaccinated [+]05/15/20222,057,788
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]05/15/20225,356.43
Doses administered [+]05/15/20224,391,362