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 6,838,937 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 74 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2021 was 17,010 millions of euros (19,143 millions of dollars), ( 23.9% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is €2,487 euros per inhabitant$2,799 dollars per inhabitant.

The last annual rate of CPI published in Bulgaria was on December of 2022 and it was 16.9%.

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 0.795 points in 2021, leaving it in 68th place in the table of 191 countries published.

If the reason to visit Bulgaria are business, you must know it's in the 61th 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 [+]2022Q33,112K
Annual GDP [+]2021€71,077M
Annual GDP [+]2021$80,327M
GDP per capita [+]2021€10,330
GDP per capita [+]2021$11,746
Quarterly GDP [+]2022Q3€21,282M
Debt (M.€.) [+]202117,010
Debt ($M) [+]202119,143
Debt (%GDP) [+]202123.90%
Debt Per Capita [+]2021€2,487
Debt Per Capita [+]2021$2,799
Deficit (M.€) [+]2021-2,768
Deficit ($M) [+]2021-2,366
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2021-3.90%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]202128,871.1
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.€) [+]20203,298.3
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) [+]202140.60%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2021€4,222
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2021$4,748
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2017€304
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2017$344
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2020€476
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 [+]November 20224.0%
Unemployment rate [+]2022Q33.7%
Unemployed [+]2022Q3123K
NMW [+]2022$388.9
NMW [+]2022€363.0
Average Wage [+]2021$11,084
Average Wage [+]2021€9,372
Human Capital Ranking [+]201732º
Euro / Bulgarian Lev [+]01/26/20231.9558
US Dollar exchange rate [+]01/25/20231.7979
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]12/30/20230%
CPI (overall index) [+]December 202216.9%
HICP [+]December 202214.3%
PPI Year on Year [+]November 202225.3%
Money Market
Key rates [+]01/01/20231.42%
Doing Business [+]202061º
IPI Year on Year [+]November 20224.7%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]December 202228,684
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]December 20225.48
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015507.41
Tax Revenue (%GDP) [+]202130.4%
Standard VAT [+]04/01/201120.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]202010.0%
Annual arrivals [+]20199,312,000
Exports [+]2021€34,822.3M
Exports [+]2021$40,861.3M
Exports % GDP [+]202148.99%
Imports [+]2021€39,128.1M
Imports [+]2021$46,176.4M
Imports % GDP [+]202155.05%
Trade balance [+]2021€-4,305.8M
Trade balance [+]2021$-5,315.0M
Trade balance % GDP [+]2021-6.06%
Retail Sales YoY [+]November 20224.7%
Global AgeWatch Ranking [+]201549º
Density [+]202162
Global Peace Ranking [+]202224º
Crude divorce rate [+]20201.30‰
Remittance received ($M) [+]20172,223.5
% Immigrant [+]20192.42%
% Emigrant [+]201922.18%
Birth Rate [+]20218.50‰
Remittance sent ($M) [+]2017145.6
Crude death rate [+]202121.70‰
Fertility Rate [+]20201.56
Crude marriage rate [+]20203.20‰
% risk of poverty [+]202122.1%
Population [+]20216,838,937
Immigrant stock [+]2019168,516
Emigrant stock [+]20191,541,860
HDI [+]20210.795
Gender Gap Ranking [+]202242º
Life expectancy [+]202171.40
Suicides [+]2020587
Suicide rate [+]20208.49
Number of homicides [+]202069
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20200.99
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20216.33
Annual crude oil production [+]20211
Crude Oil Reserves [+]202115.0
Consumption GWh [+]202130,321
Generation GWh [+]202141,529
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]01/25/202338,170
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]01/25/20231,295,135
Fully vaccinated [+]01/25/20232,075,361
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]01/25/20235,581.28
Doses administered [+]01/25/20234,606,485