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Thursday, 27 June 2019 - 11:00

In May 2019, the number of the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 762.1 thousand or by 4.6% above the registered in May 2018. The trips with other purposes (as a guest, education and visit the cultural and sport events) in May 2019 composed the greatest share of the total number of trips of Bulgarian residents abroad - 39.1%, followed by those with holiday and recreation purpose - 33.5%, and with professional purpose - 27.4%.

In May 2019, the number of arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria was 946.7 thousand or by 0.9% more in comparison with May 2018. In May 2019, the predominant share of the visits with other purposes was 41.9%, followed by trips with holiday and recreation purpose - 38.4%, and with professional purpose - 19.7%.

Friday, 21 June 2019 - 11:00

Preliminary data of the NSI for the first quarter of 2019 indicate that the total hourly labour cost rose by 12.9% compared to the first quarter of 2018.

Thursday, 20 June 2019 - 17:20

Price levels of food and non-alcoholic beverages ranged from 66% of the EU average in Romania to 130% in Denmark in 2018.

Thursday, 20 June 2019 - 11:00
 
In Bulgaria during 2018 were issued:
• 9 842 books and pamphlets with circulation of 11 262 thousands
• 239 newspapers  with circulation of 216 037 thousands
• 607  magazines and bulletins with circulation of 14 786 thousands
• 98 periodical collections with circulation of 18 thousands.
 
Wednesday, 19 June 2019 - 17:45
 
Wide variation of consumption per capita across EU Member States.
GDP per capita ranged from 50% to 254% of EU average.
 
Monday, 17 June 2019 - 11:00

The number of health establishments for hospital aid as of 31.12.2018 was 346 with 53 173 beds. 322 of them were hospitals with 50 927 beds.

The number of out-patient health establishments was 2 066 with 1 253 beds and other health establishments were 145 with 2 086 beds in them.

At the end of 2018 29 667 physicians were in practice under the basic labour contracts in health establishments. Dentists were 7 240, as 6 347 worked in practices that had signed contract with National Health Insurance Fund. Medical specialists on ‘Health cares’ who worked on a basic labour contract in health establishments were 46 332. 30 589 of them were nurses and 3 155 - midwives.

Friday, 14 June 2019 - 11:00

The consumer price index in May 2019 compared to April 2019 was 100.1%, i.e. the monthly inflation was 0.1%.

Wednesday, 12 June 2019 - 11:00

The average price per one decar agricultural land reached BGN 941 in 2018, which was 7.9% higher than in 2017. The average rent price per one decar hired/leased agricultural land reached BGN 48 and was 4.3% higher than in 2017.

Tuesday, 11 June 2019 - 11:00

In the period January - April 2019 the exports of goods from Bulgaria to third countries increased by 14.7% compared to the same period of  2018 and amounted to 5 920.1 Million BGN while the imports of goods from third countries increased by 9.1% and added up to 7 316.3 Million BGN.

In the period January - April 2019 the total value of all exported goods to third countries and EU amounted to 18 663.9 Million BGN, which is 9.5% more than the same period of 2018, while the total value of all imported goods from third countries and EU added up to 20 608.9 Million BGN and grew by 4.6%.

Tuesday, 11 June 2019 - 11:00

In In the period January - March 2019 the Bulgarian exports to the EU grew by 7.0% compared to the same period of 2018 and amounted to 9 607.1 Million BGN while the imports from the EU increased by 0.3% and reached 9 817.8 Million BGN.

In March 2019 the exports to the EU increased by 2.9% compared to the corresponding month of the previous year and amounted to 3 274.3 Million BGN while the imports dropped by 1.7% and added up to 3 586.0 Million BGN.

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