According to preliminary data of the National Statistical Institute the General Government Institutional Sector reported in 2019 a surplus of 2 470 million BGN or 2.1% of GDP.
The Government Debt of Bulgaria for 2019 is 24 205 million BGN or 20.4% of GDP.
The consumer price index in March 2020 compared to February 2020 was 99.4%, i.e. the monthly inflation was -0.6%.
The annual total income average per capita is 6 592 BGN in 2019 and increases by 9.6% compared to 2018.
The Bulgarian households are spend 6 214 BGN average per capita in 2019 or by 7.7% more compared to 2018.
Statistical data show changes in the household consumption structure in Bulgaria in 2019 compared to 2018.
The investment business inquiry of NSI carried out among industrial enterprises in March 2020 shows that in 2019 the expenditures for acquiring fixed tangible and intangible assets in industry are preserved compared to 2018. However, the plans of industrial enterprises in 2020 are for a decrease of investments by 21.8% in comparison with the previous year.
As of 31 December 2019 the population of Bulgaria is 6 951 482 persons, representing 1.4% of the EU population. Compared to 2018, the population decreases by 48 557 persons.
There are 61 538 live born children in 2019. The number of live births decreases by 659 compared to the previous year.
The number of deaths in 2019 is 108 083 and the crude mortality rate - 15.5‰. Compared to the previous year the number of deaths decreases by 443.
In February 2020, 1 874 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 55.2 thousand and the bed-places were 112.3 thousand. In comparison with February 2019, the total number of accommodation establishments (functioned during the period) increased by 0.3% and the bed-places in them - by 0.9%.
The total number of the nights spent in all accommodation establishments registered in February 2020 was 1 053.5 thousand, or by 16.5% more in comparison with the same month of the previous year.
The total revenues from nights spent in February 2020 reached 60.9 million BGN or by 18.4% more compared to February 2019.
In the period January - February 2020 the exports of goods from Bulgaria to third countries decreased by 0.1% compared to the same period of 2019 and amounted to 3 298.9 Million BGN while the imports of goods from third countries dropped by 0.9% and added up to 4 207.9 Million BGN.
In the period January - February 2020 the total value of all exported goods to third countries and EU amounted to 9 666.5 Million BGN, which is 2.7% more than the same period of the previous year, while the total value of all imported goods from third countries and EU added up to 10 500.2 Million BGN and grew by 1.5%.
In January 2020 the Bulgarian exports to the EU grew by 4.4% compared to the same month of 2019 and amounted to 3 314.7 Million BGN while the imports from the EU increased by 4.9% and reached 3 150.2 Million BGN.
According to the preliminary data in February 2020 the Industrial Production Index, seasonally adjusted, rose by 1.1% as compared to January 2020. In February 2020 the working day adjusted Industrial Production Index increased by 0.1% in comparison with the same month of 2019.
According to the preliminary seasonally adjusted data in February 2020 the turnover in ‘Retail trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles’ at constant prices increased by 0.9% compared to the previous month.