The European System of Integrated Social Protection Statistics (ESSPROS), 2016

In 2016, Bulgaria spent 16 455.2 Million BGN for social protection which represented around 17.5% of the gross domestic product. In 2016, the total receipts recorded in ESSPROS for financing the social protection system amounted to 16 664.7 million BGN, from which 8 153.4 million BGN were funds from the state budget, 8 233.03 million BGN were funds from social protection contributions and 278.3 million BGN were classified as other receipts.

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