The average price per one decar agricultural land reached BGN 872 in 2017, which was 14.6% higher than in 2016. The average rent price per one decar hired/leased agricultural land reached BGN 46 and was 4.5% higher than in 2016.
In 2017, the government deficit and debt of the EU-28 decreased in relative terms compared with 2016. In the EU-28 the government deficit to GDP ratio fell from 1.6% in 2016 to 1.0% in 2017. In the EU-28 the government debt to GDP ratio declined from 83.3% at the end of 2016 to 81.6% at the end of 2017.
According to the preliminary data of the National Statistical Institute the General Government Institutional Sector reported in 2017 a surplus of 920 million BGN or 0.9% of GDP.
The Government Debt of Bulgaria for 2017 is 25 064 million BGN or 25.4% of GDP.
The number of minors and juveniles registered in the Child pedagogic rooms for anti-social acts and crimes commitment in 2017 was 9 146. In comparison with 2016 their number increased by 50 or by 0.6%.
The annual total income average per capita is 5 586 BGN in 2017 and increases by 8.1% compared to 2016.
The Bulgarian households are spent 5 217 BGN average per capita in 2017 or by 9.7% more compared to 2016.
Statistical data show changes in the household consumption structure in Bulgaria.
The consumer price index in March 2018 compared to February 2018 was 99.7%, i.e. the monthly inflation was -0.3%.
The investment business inquiry of NSI carried out among industrial enterprises in March 2018 shows that in 2017 the expenditures for acquiring fixed tangible and intangible assets in industry are by 7.4% more in comparison with 2016. Plans of industrial enterprises in 2018 are for a decrease of investments by 6.6% compared to the previous year.
As of 31 December 2017 the population of Bulgaria is 7 050 034 persons, representing 1.4% of the EU population. Compared to 2016, the population decreases by 51 825 persons.
There are 63 955 live born children in 2017. The number of live births decreases by 1 029 compared to the previous year.
The number of deaths in 2017 is 109 791 and the crude mortality rate - 15.5‰. Compared to the previous year the number of deaths increases by 2 211.
In February 2018, 1 883 accommodation establishments - hotels, motels, camping sites, mountain chalets and other establishments for short-term accommodation with more than 10 bed-places were functioned in the country. The total number of the rooms in them was 54.9 thousand and the bed-places were 110.7 thousand. In comparison with February 2017, the total number of accommodation establishments (functioned during the period) increased by 2.8%, and the bed-places in them - by 0.8%.
The total number of the nights spent in all accommodation establishments registered in February 2018 was 939.4 thousand, or by 3.5% more in comparison with the same month of the previous year.
The total revenues from nights spent in February 2018 reached 50.2 million BGN or by 9.6% more compared to February 2017.
In the period January - February 2018 the Bulgarian exports to third countries decreased by 20.9% compared to the same period of 2017 and amounted to 2 240.9 Million BGN while the imports grew by 9.3% and added up to 3 483.4 Million BGN.
In the period January - February 2018 the total value of all exported goods (both for third countries and EU) amounted to 8 020.5 Million BGN and in comparison with the same period of the previous year the exports increased by 2.9% while the total value of all imported goods added up to 9 620.9 Million BGN and grew by 11.1%.