Population and Demographic Processes in 2016

As of 31 December 2016 the population of Bulgaria is 7 101 859 persons or 1.4% of the EU population. Compared to 2015, the population of the country decreases by 51 925 persons.

There are 64 984 live born children in 2016. The number of live births decreases by 966 children compared to the previous year.

The number of dead persons is 107 580 and the crude mortality rate - 15.1‰. Compared to the previous year the number of dead people decreases by 2 537.