National Statistical Institute

Record Number of Bulgarian Toursists Visited Greece in 2014

According to the latest data of the Hellenic Statistical Authority, Bulgarians made 1.5 million visits to Greece in 2014, which is an increase of 121.8 % compared to the previous year.

This double increase in the number of trips made Bulgarians the third largest group of tourists visiting Greece after the Germans and the English.

Turkish TV channel to promote Serbian tourism supply

BELGRADE - The television crew behind a programme broadcast by Kanal 7, one of Turkey's most popular television stations, is in Serbia to present the country's tourism supply to its viewers.

The Turkish TV crew visited Serbia following a successful presentation of Serbia's tourism supply at an Istanbul fair, the National Tourism Organisation of Serbia said in a statement.

One in Ten Bulgarians Living Under the Extreme Poverty Line

Close to 10% of Bulgarians fall into the category of ''extremely poor'', living with under 40% of the income earned by the middle class.

This has been shown by a research conducted by the Institute for Market Economy on the issue of poverty in Bulgaria and was presented by Petar Ganev Tuesday, as reported by OFF News.

Bulgaria's Workforce Increased Slightly in 2014 - NSI

The latest data of the National Statistical Institute (NSI), which was released on Monday, shows that Bulgaria's workforce registered a slight increase in 2014.

According to the data, the number of economically active persons, aged between 15 and 64, amounted to 3 308 700, which represents 69 % of the population in the same age category.

Bulgaria Registers Monthly Inflation of 0.2% in February 2015

The consumer price index in February 2015, as compared to January 2015, stood at 100.2% and the monthly inflation amounted to 0.2%, according to data of Bulgaria's National Statistical Institute (NSI).

The inflation rate in February 2015, as compared to December 2014, stood at -0.2%.

The annual inflation rate in February 2015, as compared to February 2014, stood at -0.5%.

CIA: Bulgarian Population is Less Than 7 Million People

According to data published in the CIA World Factbook, Bulgarian population has dropped below 7 million people.

The data was refering to the middle of 2014, and showed that Bulgarian population in fact amounts to 6,724,716 people. According to the CIA website, the information has been gathered based on population census, migration processes, life expectancy and others.