Area
110,910 km2
Currency
Lev (BGN = 100 stotinki), pegged to the euro at €1 = BGN1.95583
Capital
Sofia
Head of State
Rumen Radev (2016)
Economies
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
GDP (USD million) 56,884.4 50,656.8 53,780.8 58,953.5 66,204.8 67,922.5
Real GDP Growth (% growth) 1.9 4.0 3.8 3.5 3.1 3.4
Inflation (% growth) -1.4 -0.1 -0.8 2.1 2.8 3.1
Unemployment Rate (% of economically active population) 11.4 9.1 7.6 6.2 5.2 4.2
Exchange Rates Against US Dollar (BGN per USD) 1.5 1.8 1.8 1.7 1.7 1.7
Consumers
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Total Population ('000) 7,245.7 7,202.2 7,153.8 7,101.9 7,050.0 6,997.9
Median Age of Population (years) 43.2 43.4 43.6 43.9 44.2 44.5
Number of Households ('000) 3,039.0 3,044.8 3,046.4 3,044.7 3,041.2 3,035.9
Consumer Expenditure (USD million) 37,975.8 33,051.6 34,426.7 37,472.4 41,780.3 42,669.4
Internet Users ('000) 3,830.6 3,889.2 4,079.9 4,293.9 4,355.7 4,541.7

Research Sources:

  1. GDP: Euromonitor International from national statistics/Eurostat/OECD/UN/International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Financial Statistics (IFS).
  2. Real GDP Growth: Euromonitor International from national statistics/Eurostat/OECD/UN/International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Economic Outlook (WEO).
  3. Inflation: Euromonitor International from national statistics/Eurostat/OECD/UN/International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Financial Statistics (IFS).
  4. Unemployment Rate: Euromonitor International from International Labour Organisation (ILO)/Eurostat/national statistics/OECD.
  5. Exchange Rates Against US Dollar: Euromonitor International from national statistics/International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Financial Statistics.
  6. Total Population: Euromonitor International from national statistics/UN.
  7. Median Age of Population: Euromonitor International from national statistics/UN.
  8. Number of Households: Euromonitor International from national statistics/UN.
  9. Consumer Expenditure: Euromonitor International from national statistics/Eurostat/UN/OECD.
  10. Internet Users: Euromonitor International from International Telecommunications Union/OECD/national statistics.