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Bulgaria Unemployment Rate

2000 - 2017 | Quarterly | % | National Statistical Institute of Bulgaria

Bulgaria's Unemployment Rate dropped to 5.80 % in Sep 2017, from the previously reported number of 6.30 % in Jun 2017. Bulgaria's Unemployment Rate is updated quarterly, available from Mar 2000 to Sep 2017, with an average rate of 10.80 %. The data reached an all-time high of 21.60 % in Mar 2001 and a record low of 5.00 % in Dec 2008. The data is reported by reported by National Statistical Institute of Bulgaria.

In the latest reports, Bulgaria's Population reached 7.10 million people in Dec 2016. Monthly Earnings of Bulgaria stood at 647.96 USD in Sep 2017. The country's Labour Force Participation Rate increased to 56.53 % in Sep 2017.

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What was Bulgaria's Unemployment Rate in Sep 2017?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

5.80

Sep 2017

6.30

Jun 2017

5.00

Dec 2008

21.60

Mar 2001

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017

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Unemployment Rate

Series Details
Series ID

94858407

Name

Unemployment Rate

Country

Bulgaria

Frequency

Quarterly

Unit

%

Status

Active

Source

National Statistical Institute of Bulgaria

First Date

Mar 2000

Last Date

Dec 2017

Last Updated

14 Feb 2018

Statistics
Mean

11.09

Variance

16.37

Standard deviation

4.05

Skewness

0.64

Kurtosis

-0.23

Coefficient variation

0.36

Median

10.70

Max
Mar 2001

21.60

Min
Dec 2008

5.00

Previous observation
Sep 2017

5.80

Last observation
Dec 2017

5.60

Number of Observations

72

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Country Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
United States

4.10

Dec 2017

4.10

Nov 2017

2.50

Jun 1953

10.80

Dec 1982

%

monthly

Jan 1948 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Canada

5.70

Dec 2017

5.90

Nov 2017

5.70

Dec 2017

13.10

Dec 1982

%

monthly

Jan 1976 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
France

9.70

Sep 2017

9.50

Jun 2017

7.20

Mar 2008

10.70

Sep 1997

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Germany

3.60

Nov 2017

3.70

Oct 2017

3.60

Nov 2017

11.20

Aug 2005

%

monthly

Jan 1991 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Italy

10.96

Nov 2017

11.05

Oct 2017

5.73

Apr 2007

13.02

Nov 2014

%

monthly

Jan 1983 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Japan

2.70

Nov 2017

2.80

Oct 2017

1.00

Mar 1970

5.50

Jul 2009

%

monthly

Jan 1953 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
United Kingdom

4.28

Oct 2017

4.27

Sep 2017

3.40

Dec 1973

11.90

May 1984

%

monthly

Feb 1971 - Oct 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Austria

5.43

Nov 2017

5.40

Oct 2017

3.40

Apr 2001

6.23

Jun 2016

%

monthly

Jan 1993 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Belgium

7.29

Sep 2017

7.07

Jun 2017

6.20

Jun 2001

9.22

Sep 2004

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Bulgaria

5.80

Sep 2017

6.30

Jun 2017

5.00

Dec 2008

21.60

Mar 2001

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Cyprus

10.00

Sep 2017

10.60

Jun 2017

3.10

Jun 2008

17.60

Mar 2015

%

quarterly

Jun 2004 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Czech Republic

2.78

Sep 2017

2.96

Jun 2017

2.78

Sep 2017

8.67

Mar 2004

%

quarterly

Dec 2002 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Denmark

5.90

Sep 2017

5.90

Jun 2017

3.20

Jun 2008

8.10

Jun 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Estonia

5.20

Sep 2017

7.00

Jun 2017

4.00

Jun 2008

19.50

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 1997 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Finland

8.40

Dec 2017

8.40

Nov 2017

2.80

Jan 1990

17.60

Feb 1994

%

monthly

Jan 1988 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Greece

20.70

Oct 2017

20.80

Sep 2017

7.30

May 2008

28.00

Jul 2013

%

monthly

Apr 1998 - Oct 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Hungary

4.06

Sep 2017

4.25

Jun 2017

4.06

Sep 2017

11.94

Mar 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Iceland

2.90

Dec 2017

2.91

Nov 2017

2.44

Nov 2007

7.63

Apr 2010

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Latvia

8.50

Sep 2017

8.90

Jun 2017

5.30

Dec 2007

21.30

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Lithuania

7.00

Nov 2017

7.10

Oct 2017

4.00

Nov 2007

18.30

Jul 2010

%

monthly

Jan 1998 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Argentina

8.30

Sep 2017

8.70

Jun 2017

5.90

Sep 2015

20.40

Mar 2003

%

quarterly

Dec 2002 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Luxembourg

5.80

Dec 2017

5.70

Nov 2017

2.20

Mar 2002

7.20

May 2014

%

monthly

Jan 1995 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Malta

4.00

Sep 2017

4.10

Jun 2017

4.00

Sep 2017

8.20

Sep 2003

%

quarterly

Dec 2000 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Bolivia

3.36

2016

3.51

2015

2.31

2012

5.48

2002

%

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Netherlands

5.40

Dec 2017

5.40

Nov 2017

4.40

Nov 2008

9.50

Feb 2014

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Norway

4.10

Nov 2017

4.00

Oct 2017

2.30

Apr 2008

6.80

Sep 1993

%

monthly

Jan 1989 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Brazil

12.00

Nov 2017

12.20

Oct 2017

6.20

Dec 2013

13.70

Mar 2017

%

monthly

Mar 2012 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Poland

4.70

Sep 2017

5.00

Jun 2017

4.70

Sep 2017

20.70

Mar 2004

%

quarterly

Dec 1999 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Chile

6.50

Nov 2017

6.70

Oct 2017

5.70

Dec 2013

11.63

Aug 2009

%

monthly

Mar 2009 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Portugal

8.20

Nov 2017

8.40

Oct 2017

4.80

Dec 2000

17.50

Jan 2013

%

monthly

Feb 1998 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Colombia

8.37

Nov 2017

8.56

Oct 2017

7.27

Nov 2015

17.87

Jan 2002

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Romania

4.70

Nov 2017

4.90

Oct 2017

4.70

Nov 2017

8.80

Apr 2002

%

monthly

Jan 1997 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Slovakia

8.00

Sep 2017

8.10

Jun 2017

8.00

Sep 2017

19.70

Mar 2001

%

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Slovenia

6.30

Sep 2017

6.40

Jun 2017

4.10

Sep 2008

11.10

Mar 2013

%

quarterly

Jun 1997 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Ecuador

4.62

Dec 2017

4.14

Sep 2017

3.80

Dec 2014

5.71

Mar 2016

%

quarterly

Sep 2013 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Mexico

3.37

Dec 2017

3.47

Nov 2017

3.15

May 2006

5.98

Sep 2009

%

monthly

Jan 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Spain

16.55

Dec 2017

16.38

Sep 2017

4.41

Sep 1976

26.94

Mar 2013

%

quarterly

Sep 1976 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Panama

5.50

2016

5.10

2015

4.10

2013

13.00

2003

%

yearly

2003 - 2016

Updated on 2016
Sweden

6.52

Dec 2017

6.56

Nov 2017

1.30

Jul 1989

10.50

Jun 1997

%

monthly

Jan 1983 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Paraguay

6.00

2016

5.40

2015

4.60

2012

10.70

2002

%

yearly

1998 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Switzerland

5.07

Sep 2017

5.05

Aug 2017

1.53

Jan 1991

5.49

Feb 2010

%

monthly

Jan 1991 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Peru

4.18

2016

3.51

2015

3.51

2015

5.94

2002

%

yearly

2001 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Uruguay

7.71

Oct 2017

7.58

Sep 2017

5.59

Dec 2011

13.20

Jan 2006

%

monthly

Jan 2006 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Venezuela

7.33

Apr 2016

7.08

Mar 2016

5.53

Dec 2014

20.70

Feb 2003

%

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2016

Updated on Jun 2016
Algeria

11.70

2017

10.50

2016

8.70

1984

28.80

2000

%

yearly

1982 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Australia

5.55

Dec 2017

5.41

Nov 2017

3.97

Feb 2008

11.20

Dec 1992

%

monthly

Feb 1978 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Bangladesh

4.00

2017

4.10

2016

2.20

1991

5.10

1997

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Brunei

6.40

2017

6.50

2016

4.60

2010

7.00

2014

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Cambodia

0.10

2015

0.10

2014

0.10

2015

0.75

2007

%

yearly

2007 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Bahrain

4.30

2016

3.50

2015

3.50

2015

16.40

2006

%

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2017
China

3.95

Sep 2017

3.95

Jun 2017

3.00

Jun 2000

4.30

Dec 2009

%

quarterly

Dec 1999 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Botswana

18.10

2017

17.70

2016

12.90

2008

23.80

2003

%

yearly

1996 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Hong Kong

2.90

Dec 2017

3.00

Nov 2017

1.00

Dec 1989

8.50

Jun 2003

%

monthly

Oct 1981 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
India

3.60

2017

3.50

2016

3.50

2016

4.40

2005

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Israel

4.31

Nov 2017

4.21

Oct 2017

4.09

Sep 2017

7.09

Mar 2012

%

monthly

Jan 2012 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Indonesia

5.50

2017

5.61

2016

1.62

1984

11.24

2005

%

yearly

1984 - 2017

Updated on 2018
Jordan

18.50

Aug 2017

18.00

May 2017

10.80

May 2007

18.50

Aug 2017

%

quarterly

Feb 2000 - Aug 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
South Korea

3.60

Dec 2017

3.70

Nov 2017

3.00

Sep 2013

7.10

Jun 1999

%

monthly

Jun 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Malawi

6.60

2013

1.00

2011

1.00

2011

6.60

2013

%

yearly

2005 - 2013

Updated on 2016
Malaysia

3.40

Nov 2017

3.50

Oct 2017

3.20

Feb 2016

3.60

Nov 2016

%

monthly

Jan 2016 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Laos

1.50

2017

1.40

2016

1.30

2015

2.60

1995

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Macau

1.90

Dec 2017

1.90

Nov 2017

1.70

Apr 2015

7.10

Jun 2000

%

monthly

Sep 1996 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Myanmar

0.80

2017

0.80

2016

0.80

2017

0.90

1998

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Nepal

3.20

2017

3.40

2016

1.80

1999

4.50

1996

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2017
New Zealand

4.60

Sep 2017

4.80

Jun 2017

3.30

Dec 2007

11.20

Sep 1991

%

quarterly

Mar 1986 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Pakistan

5.94

2015

5.96

2014

3.04

1986

8.27

2003

%

yearly

1980 - 2015

Updated on 2016
Philippines

5.00

Oct 2017

5.60

Jul 2017

4.70

Oct 2016

14.40

Apr 1991

%

quarterly

Jul 1982 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Singapore

2.10

Dec 2017

2.20

Sep 2017

1.40

Sep 1997

4.80

Sep 2003

%

quarterly

Mar 1987 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Sri Lanka

4.20

Sep 2017

4.50

Jun 2017

3.90

Dec 2012

5.10

Sep 2015

%

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Taiwan

3.70

Dec 2017

3.69

Nov 2017

1.36

Sep 1993

6.04

Aug 2009

%

monthly

Apr 1993 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Thailand

1.00

Dec 2017

1.10

Nov 2017

0.40

Nov 2012

5.70

Jan 2001

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Vietnam

3.23

2016

3.37

2015

3.21

2012

6.85

1998

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Albania

13.60

Sep 2017

13.87

Jun 2017

12.90

Mar 2012

18.20

Mar 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Armenia

16.50

Sep 2017

17.80

Jun 2017

14.70

Dec 2008

20.70

Mar 2011

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Azerbaijan

4.94

Sep 2017

4.99

Jun 2017

4.81

Sep 2015

6.24

Mar 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Belarus

0.60

Nov 2017

0.60

Oct 2017

0.50

Dec 2014

2.10

Oct 2004

%

monthly

Oct 2004 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Bosnia and Herzegovina

20.50

2017

25.40

2016

20.50

2017

31.10

2006

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Croatia

9.00

Sep 2017

11.00

Jun 2017

7.00

Sep 2008

18.70

Mar 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Sep 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Georgia

11.76

2016

11.95

2015

0.20

1991

16.85

2009

%

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Kazakhstan

5.00

Dec 2017

5.00

Nov 2017

4.80

May 2017

12.90

Jan 2001

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Kyrgyzstan

7.20

2016

7.60

2015

0.26

1992

12.50

2002

%

yearly

1992 - 2016

Updated on 2018
Macedonia

22.10

Sep 2017

22.60

Jun 2017

22.10

Sep 2017

38.70

Mar 2005

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Moldova

3.41

Sep 2017

3.50

Jun 2017

2.89

Sep 2016

14.00

Mar 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Mongolia

9.10

Sep 2017

9.60

Jun 2017

6.30

Sep 2015

12.80

Dec 2009

%

quarterly

Sep 2006 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Mauritius

7.00

Sep 2017

7.20

Jun 2017

6.60

Dec 2016

9.80

Sep 2006

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Montenegro

14.80

Sep 2017

15.10

Jun 2017

14.80

Sep 2017

21.54

Mar 2013

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Russia

5.10

Dec 2017

5.10

Nov 2017

4.80

Aug 2014

14.60

Feb 1999

%

monthly

Jan 1994 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Serbia

12.90

Sep 2017

11.80

Jun 2017

11.80

Jun 2017

21.30

Mar 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Tajikistan

2.20

Oct 2017

2.20

Sep 2017

2.00

Feb 2005

3.13

Jan 2000

%

monthly

Jan 2000 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Turkey

10.30

Oct 2017

10.60

Sep 2017

8.00

Jun 2012

13.90

Apr 2009

%

monthly

Jan 2005 - Oct 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Ukraine

8.90

Sep 2017

9.10

Jun 2017

5.20

Sep 2005

14.00

Mar 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Morocco

10.60

Sep 2017

9.30

Jun 2017

7.80

Jun 2006

15.10

Sep 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Oman

16.90

2017

16.50

2016

16.10

2015

19.60

2001

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Qatar

0.10

2016

0.20

2015

0.10

2016

3.90

2001

%

yearly

1997 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Saudi Arabia

5.60

2016

5.60

2015

4.34

1999

6.97

1991

%

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2017
South Africa

27.70

Sep 2017

27.70

Jun 2017

21.50

Dec 2008

27.70

Sep 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Sudan

20.30

2010

20.00

2009

8.60

1993

20.70

2008

%

yearly

1993 - 2010

Updated on 2014
Syria

14.90

2011

8.60

2010

8.10

2009

14.90

2011

%

yearly

2000 - 2011

Updated on 2016
Tunisia

15.30

Sep 2017

15.30

Jun 2017

14.80

Jun 2014

18.90

Dec 2011

%

quarterly

Jun 2011 - Sep 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Yemen

14.30

2010

14.60

2009

9.80

1994

16.23

2004

%

yearly

1994 - 2010

Updated on 2014
United Arab Emirates

4.60

2011

4.30

2010

1.80

1995

4.60

2011

%

yearly

1995 - 2011

Updated on 2017
Egypt

11.90

Sep 2017

11.98

Jun 2017

8.40

Jun 2008

13.40

Mar 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Kuwait

1.24

2017

1.26

2016

0.71

1999

2.23

2011

%

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2018
Ivory Coast

9.20

2017

9.30

2016

8.90

1991

9.40

2015

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2017
European Union

7.30

Nov 2017

7.40

Oct 2017

6.80

Apr 2008

11.00

Apr 2013

%

monthly

Jan 2000 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Kenya

11.00

2017

11.30

2016

8.10

1999

12.20

2010

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Iran

12.50

Mar 2017

12.30

Dec 2016

9.50

Sep 2014

14.70

Mar 2002

%

quarterly

Jun 2001 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Lebanon

10.00

2012

6.40

2009

6.40

2009

10.00

2012

%

yearly

2004 - 2012

Updated on 2014
Kosovo

27.50

2016

32.90

2015

27.50

2016

57.10

2001

%

yearly

2001 - 2016

Updated on 2017

More Indicators for Bulgaria

Indicator Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Government Debt: % of GDP

29.0

2016

26.0

2015

13.0

2008

97.3

1997

%

yearly

1997 - 2016

Updated on 2018
Business Confidence: Net Balance

4.4

Jan 2018

1.4

Dec 2017

-32.1

Jun 1993

12.3

Jan 2008

% Point

monthly

Jan 1993 - Jan 2018

Updated on Jan 2018
Foreign Direct Investment

57.8

Sep 2017

271.4

Aug 2017

-528.0

Sep 2010

1,376.1

Aug 2007

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2007 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Total Imports Growth

14.7

Dec 2017

15.6

Nov 2017

-41.2

Jun 2009

47.7

Jan 2011

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Money Supply M2

50,455.97

Nov 2017

50,566.91

Oct 2017

1,451.08

Feb 1997

51,067.60

Sep 2017

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1995 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Forecast: Government Revenue

43.12

2022

41.22

2021

8.38

1998

43.12

2022

BGN bn

yearly

1998 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Teledensity: Fixed Line

20.96

2016

23.27

2015

9.11

1979

36.49

2002

Number

yearly

1979 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Real GDP Growth

3.9

Sep 2017

3.7

Jun 2017

-6.4

Dec 2009

10.7

Mar 1998

%

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Sep 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Labour Productivity Growth

1.09

Sep 2017

2.93

Jun 2017

-3.35

Mar 2009

8.51

Dec 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Sep 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Domestic Credit Growth

6.8

Dec 2017

7.3

Nov 2017

-41.8

Feb 1998

801.0

Feb 1997

%

monthly

Dec 1996 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Market Capitalization: % of GDP

24.1

2017

10.3

2016

3.6

2001

45.7

2007

%

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2018
Total Imports

3,268.6

Nov 2017

3,277.0

Oct 2017

432.3

Apr 2000

3,787.8

Jun 2008

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2000 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change

4.94

Nov 2017

4.21

Oct 2017

-15.84

Apr 1999

2,223.88

Feb 1997

%

monthly

Jan 1996 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita

10,684.70

2022

10,192.03

2021

224.19

1991

10,684.70

2022

USD

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

93.45

2016

404.48

2015

0.11

2004

737.30

2014

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Public Consumption: % of GDP

13.7

Sep 2017

16.0

Jun 2017

9.1

Sep 1997

25.5

Dec 2004

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Sep 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Retail Sales Growth

3.5

Oct 2017

3.2

Sep 2017

-11.1

Jan 2010

23.7

Jan 2007

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Equity Market Index

712.7

Jan 2018

677.5

Dec 2017

71.8

May 2001

1,934.5

Oct 2007

20Oct2000=100

monthly

Oct 2000 - Jan 2018

Updated on Jan 2018
Domestic Credit

32,910.4

Dec 2017

32,104.3

Nov 2017

1,669.4

Jun 2000

40,917.9

Apr 2014

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1995 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Non Performing Loans Ratio

9.3

Sep 2017

9.8

Jun 2017

9.3

Sep 2017

16.2

Jun 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2015 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Visitor Arrivals

712,554

Oct 2017

1,270,585

Sep 2017

212,245

Jan 2002

2,125,131

Aug 2017

Person

monthly

Jan 2002 - Oct 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Core CPI Change

0.98

Nov 2017

0.77

Oct 2017

-1.91

Nov 2014

319.35

Jan 1998

%

monthly

Jan 1998 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Forecast: Government Expenditure

43.12

2022

41.20

2021

8.10

1998

43.12

2022

BGN bn

yearly

1998 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars

4,890.00

Dec 2016

2,300.00

Jun 2016

1,206.00

Jun 2012

12,784.00

Dec 2008

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2016

Updated on Mar 2017
Gold Production

7,300.00

2015

7,900.00

2014

868.00

2000

7,900.00

2014

kg

yearly

1991 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Population

7.1

2016

7.2

2015

3.7

1900

9.0

1989

Person mn

yearly

1900 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Capital Adequacy Ratio

22.2

Sep 2017

22.5

Jun 2017

21.7

Mar 2014

22.9

Mar 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Household Debt: % of GDP

28.6

2016

29.3

2015

4.2

2000

33.4

2008

%

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018
Short Term Interest Rate

0.01

Jan 2018

0.01

Dec 2017

0.01

Jan 2018

7.95

Nov 2008

% pa

monthly

Feb 2003 - Jan 2018

Updated on Jan 2018
Gold Reserves

1,651.72

Nov 2017

1,671.63

Oct 2017

265.09

Feb 1997

2,325.53

Aug 2011

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1991 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Forecast: Government Net Debt

24.93

2022

24.91

2021

10.53

2010

25.75

2016

BGN bn

yearly

1998 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars

26,370.00

Dec 2016

12,361.00

Jun 2016

8,971.00

Jun 2013

45,143.00

Dec 2008

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2016

Updated on Mar 2017
GDP Deflator Growth

1.6

Sep 2017

2.5

Jun 2017

-3.6

Jun 2010

1,366.2

Jun 1997

%

quarterly

Mar 1997 - Sep 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Direct Investment Abroad

18.7

Nov 2017

-94.4

Oct 2017

-299.0

Oct 2009

804.6

Mar 2008

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2007 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Long Term Interest Rate

0.90

Jan 2018

1.02

Dec 2017

0.90

Jan 2018

7.77

Aug 2009

% pa

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jan 2018

Updated on Feb 2018
Total Exports

2,748.4

Nov 2017

2,972.3

Oct 2017

314.9

Jan 2000

2,972.3

Oct 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2000 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Bank Lending Rate

5.24

Dec 2017

5.33

Nov 2017

5.24

Dec 2017

1,162.10

Oct 1996

% pa

monthly

Jan 1992 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Consumer Confidence: Net Balance

-22.4

Jan 2018

-23.6

Dec 2017

-50.1

Apr 2009

-13.0

Aug 2001

% Point

monthly

May 2001 - Jan 2018

Updated on Jan 2018
External Debt: % of GDP

70.7

2016

73.6

2015

57.2

2003

101.3

2009

%

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Producer Price Index Growth

4.2

Dec 2017

5.8

Nov 2017

-10.9

Aug 2009

15.9

May 2006

%

monthly

Jan 2006 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Trade Balance

-520.2

Nov 2017

-304.7

Oct 2017

-1,613.2

Jun 2008

179.5

Jan 1997

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1995 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Tax Revenue

1,695.92

Dec 2017

1,385.71

Nov 2017

405.26

Feb 2003

1,695.92

Dec 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2003 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita

28,156.12

2022

26,789.09

2021

4,456.22

1980

28,156.12

2022

PPP Intl $

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Natural Gas: Consumption

0.29

2016

0.28

2015

0.01

1965

0.58

1990

Cub ft/Day bn

yearly

1965 - 2016

Updated on 2017
House Prices Growth

9.0

Sep 2017

8.6

Jun 2017

-26.8

Sep 2009

34.6

Dec 2007

%

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Sep 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Consumer Confidence Growth

1.0

Jan 2018

-0.2

Dec 2017

-20.6

Apr 2009

14.0

Apr 2007

% Point

monthly

May 2002 - Jan 2018

Updated on Feb 2018
Exchange Rate against USD

1.603

Jan 2018

1.653

Dec 2017

0.001

Dec 1988

2.387

Feb 1997

BGN/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jan 2018

Updated on Feb 2018
Foreign Exchange Reserves

25,343.8

Dec 2017

23,417.8

Nov 2017

5,184.2

Sep 2003

26,546.9

Sep 2017

USD mn

monthly

Sep 2003 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Visitor Arrivals Growth

12.2

Dec 2017

6.1

Nov 2017

-21.0

Jan 2007

24.8

Jan 2008

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Forecast: Real GDP Growth

2.50

2022

2.50

2021

-11.63

1993

7.34

2007

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Silver Production

55.00

2014

55.64

2013

24.00

1998

609.00

2002

Metric Ton

yearly

1986 - 2014

Updated on 2016
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

-0.0

2016

-1.6

2015

-9.9

1996

1.8

2006

%

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2018
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth

1.8

Jan 2018

2.8

Dec 2017

-2.6

Feb 2014

2,019.6

Mar 1997

%

monthly

May 1991 - Jan 2018

Updated on Feb 2018
External Debt

38,229.9

Oct 2017

39,085.5

Sep 2017

10,036.4

Jul 1999

55,514.6

Nov 2009

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1999 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Real Effective Exchange Rate

113.7

Dec 2017

113.7

Nov 2017

40.2

Jan 1997

124.7

Jun 2009

2005=100

monthly

Jan 1993 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Gross National Product

53,099.32

2016

49,190.28

2015

9,504.96

1994

56,240.36

2014

USD mn

yearly

1980 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Gross Savings Rate

17.7

Dec 2017

31.3

Sep 2017

5.4

Mar 2005

31.8

Sep 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Labour Force Participation Rate

56.5

Sep 2017

55.8

Jun 2017

47.5

Dec 2000

56.5

Sep 2017

%

quarterly

Jun 2000 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Current Account Balance: % of GDP

-3.9

Dec 2017

16.0

Sep 2017

-30.2

Dec 2007

16.0

Sep 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
M2 Growth

7.6

Apr/2017

8.5

Mar/2017

-1.2

Nov/2014

521.7

Oct/1997

%

monthly

Dec/1996 - Apr/2017

Updated on May/2017
Reserve Requirement Ratio

10.0

Jan 2018

10.0

Dec 2017

8.0

Aug 2007

12.0

Dec 2008

%

monthly

Dec 2004 - Jan 2018

Updated on Jan 2018
Private Consumption Expenditure

8,915.59

Sep 2017

8,068.99

Jun 2017

807.03

Mar 1997

10,122.39

Dec 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Crude Oil: Imports

124.20

2016

121.40

2015

100.20

2011

148.40

1995

Barrel/Day th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Coal Production

5.12

2016

5.83

2015

4.16

2005

6.27

1987

TOE mn

yearly

1981 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Investment: % of GDP

22.6

Dec 2017

18.8

Sep 2017

-1.9

Sep 1996

42.7

Jun 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Business Confidence Growth

3.6

Jan 2018

-0.3

Dec 2017

-25.4

Sep 2009

27.7

Dec 1994

% Point

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jan 2018

Updated on Feb 2018
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

2.9

Dec 2017

2.6

Sep 2017

-2.5

Sep 2010

31.0

Jun 2007

%

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Policy Rate

0.00

Feb 2018

0.00

Jan 2018

0.00

Feb 2018

300.00

Sep 1996

% pa

monthly

Feb 1991 - Feb 2018

Updated on Jan 2018
Gross Fixed Capital Formation

2,944.92

Sep 2017

2,893.81

Jun 2017

68.35

Jun 1996

5,000.00

Jun 2008

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Forecast: Current Account Balance

-0.29

2022

0.31

2021

-12.04

2008

2.20

2016

USD bn

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Unemployment Rate

6.10

2022

6.14

2021

0.03

1989

18.13

2000

%

yearly

1989 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Aluminum: Exports

248,066.95

2016

261,176.88

2015

9,118.64

1999

291,768.42

2008

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Industrial Production Index Growth

2.8

Nov 2017

3.5

Oct 2017

-22.8

May 2009

19.9

Mar 2003

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Household Expenditure per Capita

2,689.42

2016

2,644.51

2015

649.97

2001

3,058.63

2014

USD

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2017
External Debt: Short Term

8,516.9

Oct 2017

8,970.6

Sep 2017

913.6

Feb 2002

18,498.5

Aug 2008

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1999 - Oct 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Tourism Revenue

3,583

2015

4,518

2014

517

1997

4,852

2008

USD mn

yearly

1995 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Employed Persons

3,167,600.00

Dec 2017

3,225,000.00

Sep 2017

2,628,200.00

Dec 2001

3,792,630.00

Sep 1996

Person

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

11.4

2016

15.3

2015

-53.7

2009

29.7

2006

%

yearly

2006 - 2016

Updated on 2018
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth

2.10

2022

2.10

2021

-1.60

2014

1,061.21

1997

%

yearly

1981 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth

4.00

2022

4.06

2021

-38.69

1986

42.52

2007

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Imports: Telecommunication Equipment

616,715.73

2016

551,520.05

2015

47,106.35

1996

625,582.69

2008

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Imports: Television

165,131.67

2016

232,783.04

2015

5,998.90

1998

305,720.88

2008

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Number of Subscriber Mobile

8,978,202.00

2016

9,194,633.00

2015

0.00

1992

10,780,732.00

2012

Person

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Oil Consumption

95.59

2016

91.93

2015

71.22

1965

271.34

1980

Barrel/Day th

yearly

1965 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Natural Gas: Imports

278.70

2016

285.00

2015

278.70

2016

6,040.00

1996

Cub m mn

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Container Port Throughput

198,400.00

2016

201,000.00

2015

136,444.00

2009

203,253.00

2008

TEU

yearly

2008 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Liner Shipping Connectivity Index

9.06

2017

6.96

2016

4.47

2006

9.06

2017

2004=100

yearly

2004 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Imports: Medicament

12,362.79

2016

12,075.32

2015

73.75

1997

12,760.06

2014

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Coal Consumption

5.74

2016

6.62

2015

5.74

2016

10.36

1986

TOE mn

yearly

1965 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP per Capita

7,496.58

2016

7,017.11

2015

883.72

1991

7,877.10

2014

USD

yearly

1985 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Private Consumption: % of GDP

55.0

Sep 2017

59.4

Jun 2017

53.1

Jun 1995

79.2

Sep 1996

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Sep 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Total Deposits

40,521.69

Sep 2017

36,791.83

Jun 2017

11,190.62

Dec 2005

40,521.69

Sep 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 2005 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Imports: ICT Goods

1,508,373.09

2015

1,712,776.49

2014

291,949.33

2000

2,031,441.44

2012

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Exports: Telecommunication Equipment

183,408.19

2016

159,987.39

2015

6,105.90

1998

183,408.19

2016

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Exports: Television

55,672.17

2016

123,897.00

2015

378.67

1998

187,858.97

2009

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Nominal Residential Property Price Index

109.04

Jun 2017

106.48

Mar 2017

71.84

Mar 2005

145.47

Sep 2008

2010=100

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Jun 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Nominal Residential Property Price Index Growth

8.59

Jun 2017

8.98

Mar 2017

-26.83

Sep 2009

34.63

Dec 2007

%

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Jun 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Real Residential Property Price Index

101.34

Jun 2017

98.96

Mar 2017

82.72

Mar 2013

151.34

Sep 2008

2010=100

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Jun 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Real Residential Property Price Index Growth

6.18

Jun 2017

7.20

Mar 2017

-27.56

Sep 2009

21.38

Jun 2007

%

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Jun 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Number of Subscriber Fixed Line

1,478,975.00

2016

1,654,879.00

2015

805,000.00

1979

2,887,000.00

2001

Unit

yearly

1979 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Teledensity: Mobile

127.23

2016

129.27

2015

0.00

1992

148.13

2012

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

43,140.86

2016

43,494.54

2015

2,834.07

1999

43,494.54

2015

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Minerals Production

38,077,508.00

2015

36,355,860.00

2014

29,372,731.00

2009

40,212,390.00

2011

Metric Ton

yearly

2009 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Building Permits

2,775.00

Sep 2017

3,655.00

Jun 2017

1,597.00

Mar 2002

4,878.00

Sep 2007

Unit

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
National Government Debt

14,860.1

Nov 2017

14,891.6

Oct 2017

12,672.7

Dec 2015

15,167.3

Apr 2016

USD mn

monthly

Dec 2015 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Monthly Earnings

679

Dec 2017

647

Nov 2017

98

Oct 2000

679

Dec 2017

USD

monthly

Jan 2000 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Nominal GDP

16,781.1

Dec 2017

16,200.5

Sep 2017

1,346.9

Mar 1997

16,781.1

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Household Income per Capita

2,922.44

2016

2,807.17

2015

727.33

2001

3,266.93

2013

USD

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2018
Current Account Balance

-482.4

Dec 2017

-265.6

Nov 2017

-1,698.7

Dec 2007

1,231.7

Jul 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1996 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Electricity Production

3,408

Sep 2017

3,795

Aug 2017

2,468

May 2003

4,992

Dec 2001

GWh

monthly

Jan 2001 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP

15.4

2016

16.3

2015

6.9

2001

34.7

2008

%

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2018
Liquid Assets Ratio

37.6

Sep 2017

36.9

Jun 2017

20.7

Mar 2009

38.8

Mar 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Household Debt

15,234.4

2016

14,684.2

2015

557.6

2000

18,182.4

2008

USD mn

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Motor Vehicles Sales

31,260

2016

28,053

2015

20,082

2010

57,927

2008

Unit

yearly

2005 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

7.2

Nov 2017

7.2

Oct 2017

4.3

Mar 2006

9.9

Sep 2016

NA

monthly

Sep 2003 - Nov 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Foreign Portfolio Investment

-332.94

Dec 2017

-472.76

Sep 2017

-812.83

Mar 2005

1,858.91

Sep 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Total Exports Growth

-0.9

Dec 2017

5.2

Nov 2017

-39.3

Apr 2009

71.1

Jan 2011

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Tourism Revenue Growth

16.2

2016

-20.7

2015

-20.7

2015

122.4

1998

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018
Nominal GDP Growth

5.54

Sep 2017

6.42

Jun 2017

-7.14

Mar 1999

1,355.09

Jun 1997

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Public Consumption Expenditure

2,215.72

Sep 2017

2,175.21

Jun 2017

148.76

Mar 1997

2,936.73

Dec 2008

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Money Supply M1

27,579.86

Nov 2017

27,596.21

Oct 2017

608.57

Feb 1997

27,828.14

Sep 2017

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1995 - Nov 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

44.66

Sep 2017

44.10

Jun 2017

25.30

Sep 2003

44.82

Dec 2016

%

quarterly

Sep 2003 - Sep 2017

Updated on Dec 2017
Forecast: Population

6.86

2022

6.90

2021

6.86

2022

8.96

1984

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Motor Vehicle Registered

3,629.90

2015

3,448.78

2014

2,016.00

2006

3,629.90

2015

Unit th

yearly

2005 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Exports: ICT Goods

746,767.61

2015

739,335.12

2014

38,257.41

2000

746,767.61

2015

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2015

Updated on 2017