In 2018, the government deficit and debt of the EU-28 decreased in relative terms compared with 2017. In the EU-28 the government deficit to GDP ratio fell from 1.0% in 2017 to 0.6% in 2018. In the EU-28 the government debt to GDP ratio declined from 81.7% at the end of 2017 to 80.0% at the end of 2018.
According to preliminary data of the National Statistical Institute the General Government Institutional Sector reported in 2018 a surplus of 2 149 million BGN or 2.0% of GDP.
The Government Debt of Bulgaria for 2018 is 24 430 million BGN or 22.6% of GDP.
The number of minors and juveniles registered in the Child pedagogic rooms for anti-social acts and crimes commitment in 2018 was 9 098. In comparison with 2017 their number decreased by 48 or by 0.5%.
The annual total income average per capita is 6 013 BGN in 2018 and increases by 7.6% compared to 2017.
The Bulgarian households are spent 5 772 BGN average per capita in 2018 or by 10.6% more compared to 2017.
Statistical data show changes in the household consumption structure in Bulgaria.
The consumer price index in March 2019 compared to February 2019 was 100.1%, i.e. the monthly inflation was 0.1%.
As of 31 December 2018 the population of Bulgaria is 7 000 039 persons, representing 1.4% of the EU population. Compared to 2017, the population decreases by 49 995 persons.
There are 62 197 live born children in 2018. The number of live births decreases by 1 758 compared to the previous year.
The number of deaths in 2018 is 108 526 and the crude mortality rate - 15.4‰. Compared to the previous year the number of deaths decreases by 1 265.
The investment business inquiry of NSI carried out among industrial enterprises in March 2019 shows that in 2018 the expenditures for acquiring fixed tangible and intangible assets in industry are by 5.1% less in comparison with 2017. The plans of industrial enterprises in 2019 are for a decrease of investments by 7.3% compared to the previous year.
In the period January - February 2019 the exports of goods from Bulgaria to third countries increased by 15.0% compared to the same period of 2018 and amounted to 2 874.5 Million BGN while the imports of goods from third countries increased by 12.3% and added up to 3 909.9 Million BGN.
In the period January - February 2019 the total value of all exported goods to third countries and EU amounted to 9 202.0 Million BGN, which is 10.9% more than the same period of 2018, while the total value of all imported goods from third countries and EU added up to 10 129.6 Million BGN and grew by 5.2%.
In January 2019 the Bulgarian exports to the EU grew by 2.2% compared to the same month of 2018 and amounted to 3 164.6 Million BGN while the imports from the EU decreased by 7.4% and reached 2 990.6 Million BGN.
In February 2019, 1 868 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 55.1 thousand and the bed-places were 111.3 thousand. In comparison with February 2018, the total number of accommodation establishments (functioned during the period) decreased by 0.8%, while the bed-places in them increased with 0.5%.
The total number of the nights spent in all accommodation establishments registered in February 2019 was 904.1 thousand, or by 3.8% less in comparison with the same month of the previous year.
The total revenues from nights spent in February 2019 reached 51.4 million BGN or by 2.4% more compared to February 2018.