Population and Demographic Processes in 2018

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.