National Statistical Institute

Second Quarter of 2019: Total Income Average per Household Member in Bulgaria was BGN 1,547

The total income average per household member in the second quarter of 2019 was 1,547 BGN, a 4.9% increase compared to the same period of 2018, the National Statistical Institute (NSI) said in a press release.
The highest relative share of income was from wages and salaries (57.8%), followed by income from pensions (27.6%) and self-employment (6.2%).

NSI: The Average Income per Household Member Is BGN 1547, the Expenditure - BGN 1402.

The total income average per household member in the second quarter of 2019 was 1,547 BGN, a 4.9% increase compared to the same period of 2018, the National Statistical Institute (NSI) said in a press release.
The highest relative share of income was that from wages and salaries (57.8%), followed by income from pensions (27.6%) and self-employment (6.2%).

NSI: Record Low Unemployment Rate in Bulgaria

The National Statistical Institute reports record low unemployment in Bulgaria. For the second quarter of the year the coefficient is 4.2 percent and compared to the second quarter of 2018 decreased by 1.3 percentage points. The total number of unemployed for the period is 142.0 thousand, of which 82.7 thousand (58.2 percent) are men and 59.3 thousand (41.8 percent) are women.

Monthly Inflation of 0.8% in Bulgaria in July 2019 Compared to June by CPI

The consumer price index in July 2019 compared to June 2019 was 100.8%, i.e. the monthly inflation was 0.8%, the National Statistical Institute (NSI) said in a press release. The inflation rate since the beginning of the year (July 2019 compared to December 2018) has been 2.0% and the annual inflation in July 2019 compared to July 2018 was 2.9%.

NSI Consumer Survey: More and more Bulgarians in Cities Are Considering Buying a Villa

In July 2019, the total consumer confidence indicator increases by 0.8 percentage points compared to its level 3 months ago, which is due entirely to the increased confidence among the urban population, the National Statistical Institute reported.

Increase of Residential Buildings Completed in Bulgaria

New residential buildings completed in Bulgaria in the second quarter of 2019 increased by 10.5% on the year to 632, the National Statistical Institute (NSI) said on Thursday, reports SeeNews. 

The total useful space of newly built dwellings decreased 2.5% year-on-year to 201,700 sq m in the period between April and June, NSI said in a statement.

Bulgarians Are Increasingly Choosing their New Home to Be a House Rather than an Apartment

People in Bulgaria are increasingly choosing a home instead of an apartment for their new home. At least such a trend has been observed in recent statistics on commissioned dwellings. It turns out that between April and June, two out of every three commissioned new residential buildings are houses.

Hoteliers Expect more Tourists in August and September

Whether the summer tourist season is successful or weaker than in the recent years remains to be seen, but the data for the first days of the most active summer month of August show that 88% of all seaside hotels were occupied on August 3rd, and 68% of the full month is already booked, according to preliminary data from the Institute for Analysis and Evaluation in Tourism.

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