Press releases

Friday, 29 May 2020 - 11:00

According to preliminary data during the first quarter of 2020 in comparison with the same period of 2019 the goods carried and the transport performance by the freight land and water transport decreased, respectively by 9.3% and 1.3%.

In the first quarter of 2020 there was a decrease both in the transported passengers (by 10.4%) and the transport performance (by 30.9) from the passenger transport (land, water and urban electrical transport) compared to the same period of the previous year.

Wednesday, 27 May 2020 - 11:30

In May 2020, the National Statistical Institute has continued the monthly inquiry survey of the managers of accommodation establishments to gather accurate and timely information on the state and development of their businesses during the state of emergency and the ensuing epidemiological situation in the country.

Wednesday, 27 May 2020 - 11:10

Main results from the short business survey amongst the non-financial enterprises, aiming at presenting to the society and policy makers information on the economic effects from the declared state of emergency in the country due to COVID-19.

Friday, 22 May 2020 - 11:00

According to the preliminary data for the first quarter of 2020 the total turnover index in section ‘Transportation, storage and post’, calculated on the basis of seasonally adjusted data increased by 3.0% compared to the fourth quarter of 2019. In section ‘Information and communication’ the turnover index grew by 4.4%.

Friday, 22 May 2020 - 11:00
In 2019 in Bulgaria were operating the following cultural institutions:
• 160 museums with museum collection of 7 529 thousand units;
• 74 theatres, which organized 15 955 performances, visited by 2 516 thousand viewers;
• 52 music formations;
• 47 libraries with library collection over 200 thousand library units;
• 74 cinemas with 237 cinema screens.
Thursday, 21 May 2020 - 15:35

China, US and EU are the largest economies in the world.

In 2017, the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the European Union with 27 Member States (EU) represented 16.0% of world GDP, expressed in Purchasing Power Standards (PPS). China and the United States were the two largest economies, with shares of 16.4% and 16.3% respectively.

Thursday, 21 May 2020 - 11:00

On the occasion of 140 years of Bulgarian statistics, the National Statistical Institute of Bulgaria presents a new press release “Administrative-territorial and territorial division of the Republic of Bulgaria as of 31 December 2019”. The press release will be published annually.

As of 31 December 2019, the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria is administratively divided into 28 administrative districts and 265 municipalities, in which there are 3 177 individual mayoralties. There are 5 257 settlements, of which 257 - towns and 5 000 - villages, while the settlement formations were 163.

Monday, 18 May 2020 - 11:00

The consumer price index in April 2020 compared to March 2020 was 99.4%, i.e. the monthly inflation was -0.6%.

Friday, 15 May 2020 - 16:00

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the first quarter of 2020 decreased by 3.3% in EU-27 compared to the previous quarter by seasonally adjusted data. For the same period, GDP in Bulgaria increased by 0.3%.

Friday, 15 May 2020 - 11:00

According to the seasonally adjusted data, the GDP growth rate in the first quarter of 2020 is 2.4% compared to the same quarter of the previous year.