What names did we give our children in 2018?
Which are the most popular surnames and the most common male and female names in Bulgaria?
Does Alexander retain in 2018 the top position in the names of newborn boys?
These are just some of the questions we answer with the new infographic ‘Names in Bulgaria 2018’.
In December 2018, the total business climate indicator decreases by 0.5 percentage points in comparison with the previous month as a result of the more unfavourable business climate in industry.
The key indicators are elaborated in accordance with the euro area, European Union and individual Member States indicators system. The analytical document is quarterly updated. Source of the data are the NSI statistical surveys and BNB data.
Total Producer Price Index in November 2018 decreased with 0.3% compared to the previous month; compared to the same month of 2017 the prices rose by 3.4%. Producer Price Index on Domestic Market in November 2018 remained unchanged compared to the previous month; compared to the same month of 2017 the domestic prices grew by 3.5%.
In November 2018, the number of the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 426.3 thousand or by 2.1% above the registered in November 2017. The trips with other purposes (as a guest, education and visit the cultural and sport events) in November 2018 composed the greatest share of the total number of trips of Bulgarian residents abroad - 46.0%, followed by the trips with professional purpose - 28.3%, and with holiday and recreation purpose - 25.7%.
In November 2018, the number of arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria was 575.2 thousand or by 3.4% more in comparison with November 2017. In November 2018, the predominant share of the visits with other purposes was 47.4%, followed by trips with holiday and recreation purpose - 31.9%, and with professional purpose - 20.7%.
In October 2018 compared to September 2018 an increase is reported for the production of solid fuels - by 18.2%, liquefied petroleum gases - by 25.0%, unleaded motor gasoline - by 5.0%, transport diesel - by 18.1% and electricity - by 5.3%. No change for the production of natural gas.
In October 2018 compared to September 2018 an increase is reported for the deliveries of solid fuels - by 16.8%, unleaded motor gasoline - by 40.5%, transport diesel - by 2.5%, natural gas - by 22.2%, electricity - by 9.9%. At the same time a decrease is reported for the deliveries of liquefied petroleum gases by 17.0%.
Preliminary data of the NSI for the third quarter of 2018 indicate that the total hourly labour cost rose by 8.9% compared to the third quarter of 2017.
The National Statistical Institute presents results from annual surveys in the domain of environmental statistics for 2017. Detailed data by particular topics are placed under the heading ‘Environment’ on the NSI web site: http://www.nsi.bg.
According to the first estimate of Economic Accounts for Agriculture the final output at basic prices in 2018 amounted to 8 077.2 million BGN, which was by 2% lower than in previous year. The decrease was mainly due to drop in the volumes - by 3.1%.
Gross value added at basic prices produced in agriculture in 2018 was estimated at 3 404.7 million BGN and was by 9.5% lower than in 2017. The decrease was due to fall in the prices - by 1.2%, and in the volumes - by 8.4%.
Consumption per capita varied between 54 and 132% of the EU average.