Population and Demographic Processes in 2015

As of 31 December 2015 the population of Bulgaria is 7 153 784 persons, representing 1.4% of the EU population. Compared to 2014, the population decreases by 48 414 persons.

There are 65 950 live born children in 2015. The number of live births decreases by 1 635 compared to the previous year.

The number of deaths in 2015 is 110 117 and the crude mortality rate - 15.3‰. Compared to the previous year the number of deaths increases by 1 165.