Bulgaria Business Environment

BG: Business Extent of Disclosure Index

2005 - 2019 | Yearly | NA | World Bank

BG: Business Extent of Disclosure Index data was reported at 10.000 NA in 2019. This stayed constant from the previous number of 10.000 NA for 2018. BG: Business Extent of Disclosure Index data is updated yearly, averaging 10.000 NA from Dec 2005 to 2019, with 15 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 10.000 NA in 2019 and a record low of 10.000 NA in 2019. BG: Business Extent of Disclosure Index data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Bulgaria – Table BG.World Bank.WDI: Business Environment. Disclosure index measures the extent to which investors are protected through disclosure of ownership and financial information. The index ranges from 0 to 10, with higher values indicating more disclosure.; ; World Bank, Doing Business project (http://www.doingbusiness.org/).; Unweighted average; Data are presented for the survey year instead of publication year.

Last Frequency Range
10.000 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019

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BG: Delay in Obtaining An Electrical Connection

2004 - 2019 | Yearly | Day | World Bank

BG: Delay in Obtaining An Electrical Connection data was reported at 24.800 Day in 2019. This records a decrease from the previous number of 49.500 Day for 2013. BG: Delay in Obtaining An Electrical Connection data is updated yearly, averaging 34.750 Day from Dec 2004 to 2019, with 6 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 85.600 Day in 2007 and a record low of 22.100 Day in 2005. BG: Delay in Obtaining An Electrical Connection data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Bulgaria – Table BG.World Bank.WDI: Business Environment. The average wait, in days, experienced to obtain an electrical connection from the day an establishment applies for it to the day it receives the service.; ; World Bank, Enterprise Surveys (http://www.enterprisesurveys.org/).; Unweighted average;

Last Frequency Range
24.800 2019 yearly 2004 - 2019

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Bulgaria BG: Delay in Obtaining An Electrical Connection

BG: Depth of Credit Information Index: 0=Low To 8=High

2013 - 2019 | Yearly | NA | World Bank

BG: Depth of Credit Information Index: 0=Low To 8=High data was reported at 5.000 NA in 2019. This stayed constant from the previous number of 5.000 NA for 2018. BG: Depth of Credit Information Index: 0=Low To 8=High data is updated yearly, averaging 5.000 NA from Dec 2013 to 2019, with 7 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 5.000 NA in 2019 and a record low of 5.000 NA in 2019. BG: Depth of Credit Information Index: 0=Low To 8=High data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Bulgaria – Table BG.World Bank.WDI: Business Environment. Depth of credit information index measures rules affecting the scope, accessibility, and quality of credit information available through public or private credit registries. The index ranges from 0 to 8, with higher values indicating the availability of more credit information, from either a public registry or a private bureau, to facilitate lending decisions.; ; World Bank, Doing Business project (http://www.doingbusiness.org/).; Unweighted average; Data are presented for the survey year instead of publication year. Data before 2013 are not comparable with data from 2013 onward due to methodological changes.

Last Frequency Range
5.000 2019 yearly 2013 - 2019

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Bulgaria BG: Depth of Credit Information Index: 0=Low To 8=High

BG: Distance to Frontier Score: 0=Lowest Performance To 100=Frontier

2015 - 2019 | Yearly | NA | World Bank

BG: Distance to Frontier Score: 0=Lowest Performance To 100=Frontier data was reported at 71.974 NA in 2019. This records an increase from the previous number of 71.807 NA for 2018. BG: Distance to Frontier Score: 0=Lowest Performance To 100=Frontier data is updated yearly, averaging 71.807 NA from Dec 2015 to 2019, with 5 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 72.460 NA in 2015 and a record low of 71.592 NA in 2016. BG: Distance to Frontier Score: 0=Lowest Performance To 100=Frontier data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Bulgaria – Table BG.World Bank.WDI: Business Environment. Distance to frontier score illustrates the distance of an economy to the 'frontier,' which represents the best performance observed on each Doing Business topic across all economies and years included since 2005. An economy's distance to frontier is indicated on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 represents the lowest performance and 100 the frontier. For example, a score of 75 in 2012 means an economy was 25 percentage points away from the frontier constructed from the best performances across all economies and across time. A score of 80 in 2013 would indicate the economy is improving.; ; World Bank, Doing Business project (http://www.doingbusiness.org/).; Unweighted average; Data are presented for the survey year instead of publication year. Data before 2013 are not comparable with data from 2013 onward due to methodological changes.

Last Frequency Range
71.974 2019 yearly 2015 - 2019

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Bulgaria BG: Distance to Frontier Score: 0=Lowest Performance To 100=Frontier

BG: Firms Expected to Give Gifts in Meetings with Tax Officials: % of Firms

2002 - 2019 | Yearly | % | World Bank

BG: Firms Expected to Give Gifts in Meetings with Tax Officials: % of Firms data was reported at 9.400 % in 2019. This records an increase from the previous number of 4.800 % for 2013. BG: Firms Expected to Give Gifts in Meetings with Tax Officials: % of Firms data is updated yearly, averaging 8.000 % from Dec 2002 to 2019, with 6 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 55.600 % in 2002 and a record low of 4.800 % in 2013. BG: Firms Expected to Give Gifts in Meetings with Tax Officials: % of Firms data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Bulgaria – Table BG.World Bank.WDI: Business Environment. Firms expected to give gifts in meetings with tax officials is the percentage of firms that answered positively to the question 'was a gift or informal payment expected or requested during a meeting with tax officials?'; ; World Bank, Enterprise Surveys (http://www.enterprisesurveys.org/).; Unweighted average;

Last Frequency Range
9.400 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019

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Bulgaria BG: Firms Expected to Give Gifts in Meetings with Tax Officials: % of Firms

BG: Firms Experiencing Electrical Outages: % of Firms

2007 - 2019 | Yearly | % | World Bank

BG: Firms Experiencing Electrical Outages: % of Firms data was reported at 30.600 % in 2019. This records a decrease from the previous number of 43.200 % for 2013. BG: Firms Experiencing Electrical Outages: % of Firms data is updated yearly, averaging 39.500 % from Dec 2007 to 2019, with 4 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 47.700 % in 2007 and a record low of 30.600 % in 2019. BG: Firms Experiencing Electrical Outages: % of Firms data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Bulgaria – Table BG.World Bank.WDI: Business Environment. Percent of firms experiencing electrical outages during the previous fiscal year.; ; World Bank, Enterprise Surveys (http://www.enterprisesurveys.org/).; Unweighted average;

Last Frequency Range
30.600 2019 yearly 2007 - 2019

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Bulgaria BG: Firms Experiencing Electrical Outages: % of Firms

BG: Labour Tax and Contributions: % of Commercial Profits

2005 - 2019 | Yearly | % | World Bank

BG: Labour Tax and Contributions: % of Commercial Profits data was reported at 21.500 % in 2019. This records an increase from the previous number of 20.800 % for 2018. BG: Labour Tax and Contributions: % of Commercial Profits data is updated yearly, averaging 20.400 % from Dec 2005 to 2019, with 15 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 35.800 % in 2005 and a record low of 19.200 % in 2011. BG: Labour Tax and Contributions: % of Commercial Profits data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Bulgaria – Table BG.World Bank.WDI: Business Environment. Labor tax and contributions is the amount of taxes and mandatory contributions on labor paid by the business.; ; World Bank, Doing Business project (http://www.doingbusiness.org/).; Unweighted average; Data are presented for the survey year instead of publication year.

Last Frequency Range
21.500 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019

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Bulgaria BG: Labour Tax and Contributions: % of Commercial Profits

BG: Other Taxes Payable by Businesses: % of Commercial Profits

2005 - 2019 | Yearly | % | World Bank

BG: Other Taxes Payable by Businesses: % of Commercial Profits data was reported at 2.000 % in 2019. This stayed constant from the previous number of 2.000 % for 2018. BG: Other Taxes Payable by Businesses: % of Commercial Profits data is updated yearly, averaging 2.300 % from Dec 2005 to 2019, with 15 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 3.000 % in 2011 and a record low of 1.800 % in 2016. BG: Other Taxes Payable by Businesses: % of Commercial Profits data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Bulgaria – Table BG.World Bank.WDI: Business Environment. Other taxes payable by businesses include the amounts paid for property taxes, turnover taxes, and other small taxes such as municipal fees and vehicle and fuel taxes.; ; World Bank, Doing Business project (http://www.doingbusiness.org/).; Unweighted average; Data are presented for the survey year instead of publication year.

Last Frequency Range
2.000 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019

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Bulgaria BG: Other Taxes Payable by Businesses: % of Commercial Profits

BG: Power Outages in Firms in A Typical Month

2007 - 2019 | Yearly | Unit | World Bank

BG: Power Outages in Firms in A Typical Month data was reported at 0.800 Unit in 2019. This records a decrease from the previous number of 1.300 Unit for 2013. BG: Power Outages in Firms in A Typical Month data is updated yearly, averaging 1.300 Unit from Dec 2007 to 2019, with 4 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 1.700 Unit in 2007 and a record low of 0.800 Unit in 2019. BG: Power Outages in Firms in A Typical Month data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Bulgaria – Table BG.World Bank.WDI: Business Environment. Power outages are the average number of power outages that establishments experience in a typical month.; ; World Bank, Enterprise Surveys (http://www.enterprisesurveys.org/).; Unweighted average;

Last Frequency Range
0.800 2019 yearly 2007 - 2019

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Bulgaria BG: Power Outages in Firms in A Typical Month

BG: Profit Tax: % of Commercial Profits

2005 - 2019 | Yearly | % | World Bank

BG: Profit Tax: % of Commercial Profits data was reported at 4.900 % in 2019. This stayed constant from the previous number of 4.900 % for 2018. BG: Profit Tax: % of Commercial Profits data is updated yearly, averaging 5.000 % from Dec 2005 to 2019, with 15 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 7.000 % in 2005 and a record low of 4.300 % in 2008. BG: Profit Tax: % of Commercial Profits data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Bulgaria – Table BG.World Bank.WDI: Business Environment. Profit tax is the amount of taxes on profits paid by the business.; ; World Bank, Doing Business project (http://www.doingbusiness.org/).; Unweighted average; Data are presented for the survey year instead of publication year.

Last Frequency Range
4.900 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019

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Bulgaria BG: Profit Tax: % of Commercial Profits

BG: Strength of Legal Rights Index: 0=Weak To 12=Strong

2013 - 2019 | Yearly | NA | World Bank

BG: Strength of Legal Rights Index: 0=Weak To 12=Strong data was reported at 8.000 NA in 2019. This stayed constant from the previous number of 8.000 NA for 2018. BG: Strength of Legal Rights Index: 0=Weak To 12=Strong data is updated yearly, averaging 8.000 NA from Dec 2013 to 2019, with 7 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 8.000 NA in 2019 and a record low of 8.000 NA in 2019. BG: Strength of Legal Rights Index: 0=Weak To 12=Strong data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by World Bank. The data is categorized under Global Database’s Bulgaria – Table BG.World Bank.WDI: Business Environment. Strength of legal rights index measures the degree to which collateral and bankruptcy laws protect the rights of borrowers and lenders and thus facilitate lending. The index ranges from 0 to 12, with higher scores indicating that these laws are better designed to expand access to credit.; ; World Bank, Doing Business project (http://www.doingbusiness.org/).; Unweighted average; Data are presented for the survey year instead of publication year. Data before 2013 are not comparable with data from 2013 onward due to methodological changes.

Last Frequency Range
8.000 2019 yearly 2013 - 2019

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Bulgaria BG: Strength of Legal Rights Index: 0=Weak To 12=Strong
BG: Business Extent of Disclosure Index
BG: Delay in Obtaining An Electrical Connection
BG: Depth of Credit Information Index: 0=Low To 8=High
BG: Distance to Frontier Score: 0=Lowest Performance To 100=Frontier
BG: Firms Expected to Give Gifts in Meetings with Tax Officials: % of Firms
BG: Firms Experiencing Electrical Outages: % of Firms
BG: Labour Tax and Contributions: % of Commercial Profits
BG: Other Taxes Payable by Businesses: % of Commercial Profits
BG: Power Outages in Firms in A Typical Month
BG: Profit Tax: % of Commercial Profits
BG: Strength of Legal Rights Index: 0=Weak To 12=Strong
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