Overview Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3
GDP Growth Rate 0.70 0.6 0.8 0.9 0.7 percent
GDP Annual Growth Rate 3.10 3.4 3.6 3.6 3.1 percent
Unemployment Rate 5.90 7 7 6.9 6.8 percent
Inflation Rate 3.70 3.2 2.5 2.4 2.4 percent
Inflation Rate Mom 0.70 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.2 percent
Interest Rate 0.00 0 0 0 0.25 percent
Interbank Rate -0.23 -0.23 -0.23 -0.23 0.02 percent
Balance of Trade -112.40 -780 -590 0 -158 BGN Million
Exports 4710.10 4620 5150 5410 4749 BGN Million
Government Debt to GDP 22.10 21.5 20.9 20.9 20.9 percent
Government Budget 0.90 -0.7 -0.5 -0.5 -0.5 percent of GDP
Business Confidence 27.00 31 27 25 24 Index Points
Consumer Confidence -27.00 -24.1 -22.9 -23.3 -22.7 Index Points
Retail Sales MoM 0.50 0.5 0.4 0.2 0.3 percent
Corporate Tax Rate 10.00 10 10 10 10 percent
Personal Income Tax Rate 10.00 10 10 10 10 percent
Markets Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3
Currency 1.71 1.68 1.68 1.68 1.68
Stock Market 593.81 621 616 612 607 points
Government Bond 10Y 0.90 1.05 1.1 1.17 1.23 percent
GDP Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3
GDP Growth Rate 0.70 0.6 0.8 0.9 0.7 percent
GDP Annual Growth Rate 3.10 3.4 3.6 3.6 3.1 percent
GDP 56.83 59 62 62 62 USD Billion
GDP Constant Prices 24363.66 25015 18984 22837 22727 BGN Million
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 4375.65 5015 3359 4926 4902 BGN Million
GDP per capita 8311.93 8320 8450 8450 8450 USD
GDP per capita PPP 18563.31 18900 19200 19200 19200 USD
GDP From Agriculture 1887.14 738 421 772 768 BGN Million
GDP From Construction 1331.51 835 840 1046 1041 BGN Million
GDP From Manufacturing 5883.01 5624 4861 5695 5667 BGN Million
GDP From Public Administration 3061.47 3456 3358 3332 3316 BGN Million
GDP From Services 5889.07 5722 3615 5070 5045 BGN Million
Labour Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3
Unemployment Rate 5.90 7 7 6.9 6.8 percent
Wages 1135.00 1230 1200 1129 1128 BGN/Month
Minimum Wages 260.76 261 295 295 295 EUR/Month
Population 7.05 7.05 7 7.02 7.02 Million
Retirement Age Women 61.17 61.17 61.33 61.17 61.17
Retirement Age Men 64.08 64.08 64.17 64.08 64.08
Wages High Skilled 1280.00 1360 1360 1056 1075 BGN/Month
Wages In Manufacturing 1034.00 1010 1030 1082 1101 BGN/Month
Wages Low Skilled 600.00 680 680 562 570 BGN/Month
Living Wage Family 1080.00 1091 1113 1074 1069 BGN/Month
Prices Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3
Inflation Rate 3.70 3.2 2.5 2.4 2.4 percent
Inflation Rate Mom 0.70 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.2 percent
Harmonised Consumer Prices 103.55 104 104 105 106 Index Points
Consumer Price Index CPI 6908.97 6934 6906 6954 7024 Index Points
Core Consumer Prices 100.70 101 101 102 103 Index Points
Core Inflation Rate 2.30 1.7 1.6 1.5 1.8 percent
Producer Prices 107.60 109 109 113 112 Index Points
Producer Prices Change 4.40 6.2 6.5 6.6 6.4 percent
CPI Housing Utilities 15409.20 15319 15316 15337 15653 Index Points
CPI Transportation 8068.25 7861 7743 8119 8266 Index Points
Food Inflation 3.30 2.5 2.4 2.5 2.4 percent
Money Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3
Interest Rate 0.00 0 0 0 0.25 percent
Interbank Rate -0.23 -0.23 -0.23 -0.23 0.02 percent
Deposit Interest Rate 0.05 0.05 0.05 0.05 0.3 percent
Trade Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3
Balance of Trade -112.40 -780 -590 0 -158 BGN Million
Exports 4710.10 4620 5150 5410 4749 BGN Million
Imports 4822.50 5400 5740 5410 4906 BGN Million
Current Account 312.70 -350 -50 300 450 EUR Million
Current Account to GDP 4.50 2.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 percent
Tourist Arrivals 739308.00 575000 1010000 1090000 990000
Terrorism Index 1.18 1.18 1.18 1.18 1.18
Government Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3
Government Debt to GDP 22.10 21.5 20.9 20.9 20.9 percent
Government Budget 0.90 -0.7 -0.5 -0.5 -0.5 percent of GDP
Government Budget Value 159.08 281 298 302 301 BGN Million
Government Spending to GDP 35.20 35.2 35.2 35.2 35.2 percent
Government Spending 1692.07 2133 1604 1843 1834 BGN Million
Taxes Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3
Corporate Tax Rate 10.00 10 10 10 10 percent
Personal Income Tax Rate 10.00 10 10 10 10 percent
Sales Tax Rate 20.00 20 20 20 20 percent
Social Security Rate 32.40 32.4 32.4 32.4 32.4 percent
Social Security Rate For Companies 19.06 19.06 19.06 19.06 19.06 percent
Social Security Rate For Employees 13.34 13.34 13.34 13.34 13.34 percent
Business Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3
Business Confidence 27.00 31 27 25 24 Index Points
Industrial Production 1.60 1.5 -0.23 -0.2 -0.2 percent
Industrial Production Mom 0.80 0.6 0.2 0.3 0.2 percent
Competitiveness Index 63.56 64.06 64.06 64.06 64.06 Points
Competitiveness Rank 51.00 51 51 51 51
Corruption Index 43.00 43 43 43 43 Points
Corruption Rank 71.00 71 71 71 71
Consumer Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3
Consumer Confidence -27.00 -24.1 -22.9 -23.3 -22.7 Index Points
Retail Sales MoM 0.50 0.5 0.4 0.2 0.3 percent
Retail Sales YoY 4.90 5.6 4.8 4.5 4.4 percent
Gasoline Prices 1.19 1.37 1.34 1.32 1.3 USD/Liter
Consumer Spending 16402.15 18948 15469 16857 16776 BGN Million
Housing Actual Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3
Construction Output 1.80 -0.1 1.1 2.3 1.8 percent


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