Population in Bulgaria

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Population in Bulgaria


The continent: Europe
  
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Dependency ratios in Bulgaria


total dependency ratio

51,90 per 1,000 people[?] (2015)
(ascending): 88 in the world of 196 (55,61%); 28 place in Europe from 42 (35,71%)

youth dependency ratio

21,50 per 1,000 people[?] (2015)
(ascending): 14 in the world of 196 (93,37%); 7 place in Europe from 42 (85,71%)

elderly dependency ratio

30,40 per 1,000 people[?] (2015)
(ascending): 188 in the world of 196 (4,59%); 35 place in Europe from 42 (19,05%)

potential support ratio

3,30 [?] (2015)
(ascending): 8 in the world of 196 (96,43%); 7 place in Europe from 42 (85,71%)

Urbanization of the population in Bulgaria


Population

7 177 991 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 103 in the world of 233 (56,22%); 20 place in Europe from 53 (64,15%)
3,03 % (0,606 % annual) ↗
min: 7 177 991; max: 8 981 446; max-min: 1 803 455 (20,08%); mid: 8 079 719;
-901 728 (-12,56%)
-0,638 {annual %[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 209 in the world of 216 (3,70%); 45 place in Europe from 49 (10,20%)
3,17 % (0,633 % annual) ↗
min: -1,91; max: 0,958; max-min: 2,87 (299,45%); mid: -0,476;
-0,162 (25,33%)

Rural population

1 870 010 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 109 in the world of 205 (47,32%); 21 place in Europe from 46 (56,52%)
9,54 % (1,91 % annual) ↗
min: 1 870 010; max: 4 948 578; max-min: 3 078 568 (62,21%); mid: 3 409 294;
-1 539 284 (-82,31%)
26,05 {% of population[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 145 in the world of 205 (29,76%); 27 place in Europe from 46 (43,48%)
6,32 % (1,26 % annual) ↗
min: 26,05; max: 62,90; max-min: 36,85 (58,58%); mid: 44,48;
-18,42 (-70,72%)
-1,87 {growth annual %[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 188 in the world of 205 (8,78%); 41 place in Europe from 46 (13,04%)
0,443 % (0,089 % annual) ↗
min: -3,21; max: -0,615; max-min: 2,60 (-422,57%); mid: -1,91;
0,048 (-2,57%)

Urban population

5 307 981 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 85 in the world of 214 (60,75%); 20 place in Europe from 48 (60,42%)
0,738 % (0,148 % annual) ↗
min: 2 918 796; max: 5 900 092; max-min: 2 981 296 (50,53%); mid: 4 409 444;
898 537 (16,93%)
73,95 {% of population[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 70 in the world of 214 (67,76%); 22 place in Europe from 48 (56,25%)
2,23 % (0,445 % annual) ↘
min: 37,10; max: 73,95; max-min: 36,85 (49,83%); mid: 55,52;
18,42 (24,91%)
-0,202 {growth annual %[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 201 in the world of 214 (6,54%); 42 place in Europe from 48 (14,58%)
6,63 % (1,33 % annual) ↘
min: -1,53; max: 5,39; max-min: 6,92 (128,37%); mid: 1,93;
-2,13 (1 058%)

Population in largest city

1 226 155 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 100 in the world of 151 (34,44%); 20 place in Europe from 34 (44,12%)
2,16 % (0,432 % annual) ↘
min: 708 061; max: 1 226 155; max-min: 518 094 (42,25%); mid: 967 108;
259 047 (21,13%)
17,08 {[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 70 in the world of 151 (54,30%); 16 place in Europe from 34 (55,88%)
5,04 % (1,01 % annual) ↘
min: 8,97; max: 17,08; max-min: 8,11 (47,50%); mid: 13,03;
4,06 (23,75%)

Population in urban agglomerations of more than 1 million

1 226 155 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 100 in the world of 115 (13,91%); 20 place in Europe from 24 (20,83%)
2,16 % (0,432 % annual) ↘
min: 708 061; max: 1 226 155; max-min: 518 094 (42,25%); mid: 967 108;
259 047 (21,13%)
17,08 {% of population[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 72 in the world of 115 (38,26%); 15 place in Europe from 24 (41,67%)
5,04 % (1,01 % annual) ↘
min: 9,00; max: 17,08; max-min: 8,08 (47,31%); mid: 13,04;
4,04 (23,66%)

Migration in Bulgaria


Population

7 177 991 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 103 in the world of 233 (56,22%); 20 place in Europe from 53 (64,15%)
3,03 % (0,606 % annual) ↗
min: 7 177 991; max: 8 981 446; max-min: 1 803 455 (20,08%); mid: 8 079 719;
-901 728 (-12,56%)

International migrant stock, total

102 516 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 129 in the world of 214 (40,19%); 35 place in Europe from 48 (29,17%)
25,70 % (5,14 % annual) ↘
min: 21 259; max: 102 516; max-min: 81 257 (79,26%); mid: 61 888;
40 628 (39,63%)
1,43 {% of population[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 158 in the world of 214 (26,64%); 46 place in Europe from 48 (6,25%)
27,89 % (5,58 % annual) ↘
min: 0,244; max: 1,43; max-min: 1,18 (82,93%); mid: 0,836;
0,592 (41,46%)

Refugee population by country or territory of asylum

0,231 {% of population[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 57 in the world of 180 (68,89%); 18 place in Europe from 42 (59,52%)
67,58 % (13,52 % annual) ↘
min: 0,016; max: 0,231; max-min: 0,215 (93,19%); mid: 0,123;
0,107 (46,60%)
16 557 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 62 in the world of 180 (66,11%); 15 place in Europe from 42 (66,67%)
66,60 % (13,32 % annual) ↘
min: 218; max: 16 557; max-min: 16 339 (98,68%); mid: 8 388;
8 170 (49,34%)

Refugee population by country or territory of origin

0,018 {% of population[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 93 in the world of 196 (53,06%); 12 place in Europe from 43 (74,42%)
95,72 % (19,14 % annual) ↗
min: 0,018; max: 0,055; max-min: 0,037 (67,83%); mid: 0,036;
-0,019 (-105,44%)
1 269 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 92 in the world of 196 (53,57%); 14 place in Europe from 43 (69,77%)
101,65 % (20,33 % annual) ↗
min: 1 269; max: 4 689; max-min: 3 420 (72,94%); mid: 2 979;
-1 710 (-134,75%)

Fertility in Bulgaria


Birth rate, crude

9,40 per 1,000 people[?] (2014)
(descending): 192 in the world of 207 (7,73%); 35 place in Europe from 46 (26,09%)
8,51 % (1,70 % annual) ↗
min: 7,70; max: 17,80; max-min: 10,10 (56,74%); mid: 12,75;
-3,35 (-35,64%)

Birth rate, crude

68 909 per year[?] (2015)
(descending): 123 in the world of 207 (41,06%); 20 place in Europe from 46 (58,70%)
9,47 % (1,89 % annual) ↗
min: 68 909; max: 144 764; max-min: 75 856 (52,40%); mid: 106 837;
-37 928 (-55,04%)

Fertility rate

1,48 births per woman[?] (2014)
(descending): 177 in the world of 203 (13,30%); 27 place in Europe from 46 (43,48%)
6,08 % (1,22 % annual) ↗
min: 1,09; max: 2,31; max-min: 1,22 (52,81%); mid: 1,70;
-0,220 (-14,86%)

Adolescent fertility rate

36,84 births per 1,000 women ages 15-19[?] (2015)
(descending): 100 in the world of 193 (48,70%); 1 place in Europe from 40 (100%)
15,16 % (3,03 % annual) ↗
min: 36,84; max: 79,84; max-min: 43,00 (53,86%); mid: 58,34;
-21,50 (-58,37%)

Child and maternal mortality in Bulgaria


Birth rate, crude

68 909 {per year[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 85 in the world of 207 (59,42%); 27 place in Europe from 46 (43,48%)
9,47 % (1,89 % annual) ↗
min: 68 909; max: 144 764; max-min: 75 856 (52,40%); mid: 106 837;
-37 928 (-55,04%)
15,10 {per 1,000 people[?]}
(2014)
(ascending): 205 in the world of 206 (0,971%); 46 place in Europe from 46 (2,17%)
1,32 % (0,265 % annual) ↘
min: 7,90; max: 15,10; max-min: 7,20 (47,68%); mid: 11,50;
3,60 (23,84%)

Maternal mortality

7 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 43 in the world of 181 (76,80%); 22 place in Europe from 38 (44,74%)
14,29 % (2,86 % annual) ↗
min: 7; max: 26; max-min: 19 (73,08%); mid: 16,50;
-9,50 (-135,71%)
0,0009752 {per 1,000 people[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 29 in the world of 181 (84,53%); 23 place in Europe from 38 (42,11%)
10,92 % (2,18 % annual) ↗
min: 0,0009752; max: 0,0029822; max-min: 0,0020070 (67,30%); mid: 0,0019787;
-0,0010035 (-102,90%)

Number of neonatal deaths

335 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 67 in the world of 192 (65,63%); 30 place in Europe from 42 (30,95%)
64,78 % (12,96 % annual) ↗
min: 335; max: 1 348; max-min: 1 013 (75,15%); mid: 841,50;
-506,50 (-151,19%)
0,047 {per 1,000 people[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 47 in the world of 192 (76,04%); 36 place in Europe from 42 (16,67%)
59,93 % (11,99 % annual) ↗
min: 0,047; max: 0,155; max-min: 0,108 (69,82%); mid: 0,101;
-0,054 (-115,65%)

Mortality rate, under 5

634 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 69 in the world of 193 (64,77%); 32 place in Europe from 43 (27,91%)
57,89 % (11,58 % annual) ↗
min: 634; max: 6 362; max-min: 5 728 (90,03%); mid: 3 498;
-2 864 (-451,74%)
0,088 {per 1,000 people[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 48 in the world of 193 (75,65%); 38 place in Europe from 43 (13,95%)
53,24 % (10,65 % annual) ↗
min: 0,088; max: 0,882; max-min: 0,793 (89,98%); mid: 0,485;
-0,397 (-449,06%)

Causes of death in Bulgaria


Cause of death, by communicable diseases and maternal, prenatal and nutrition conditions

3 %[?] (2012)
(ascending): 12 in the world of 172 (93,60%); 12 place in Europe from 40 (72,50%)
3,89 % (0,778 % annual) ↗
min: 3; max: 3,70; max-min: 0,700 (18,92%); mid: 3,35;
-0,350 (-11,67%)

Cause of death, by injury

3,30 %[?] (2012)
(ascending): 2 in the world of 172 (99,42%); 2 place in Europe from 40 (97,50%)
5,56 % (1,11 % annual) ↗
min: 3,30; max: 4,40; max-min: 1,10 (25%); mid: 3,85;
-0,550 (-16,67%)

Cause of death, by non-communicable diseases

93,70 %[?] (2012)
(ascending): 169 in the world of 172 (2,33%); 37 place in Europe from 40 (10%)
0,320 % (0,064 % annual) ↘
min: 91,90; max: 93,70; max-min: 1,80 (1,92%); mid: 92,80;
0,900 (0,961%)

Mortality caused by road traffic injury

8,30 per 100,000 people[?] (2013)
(ascending): 46 in the world of 178 (74,72%); 27 place in Europe from 41 (36,59%)

Life Expectancy in Bulgaria


Life expectancy

75,41 years old[?] (2014)
(descending): 69 in the world of 201 (66,17%); 34 place in Europe from 45 (26,67%)
2,51 % (0,503 % annual) ↘
min: 69,25; max: 75,41; max-min: 6,16 (8,17%); mid: 72,33;
3,08 (4,08%)

Life expectancy, male

71,70 years old[?] (2014)
(descending): 86 in the world of 201 (57,71%); 36 place in Europe from 45 (22,22%)
2,37 % (0,474 % annual) ↘
min: 67; max: 71,70; max-min: 4,70 (6,56%); mid: 69,35;
2,35 (3,28%)

Life expectancy, female

79,30 years old[?] (2014)
(descending): 59 in the world of 201 (71,14%); 31 place in Europe from 45 (33,33%)
2,65 % (0,530 % annual) ↘
min: 71,03; max: 79,30; max-min: 8,27 (10,43%); mid: 75,17;
4,14 (5,21%)

The difference in life expectancy between women and men

7,90 [?] (2015)
(descending): 18 in the world of 201 (91,54%); 8 place in Europe from 45 (84,44%)
8,86 % (1,77 % annual) ↘
min: 3,75; max: 7,90; max-min: 4,15 (52,53%); mid: 5,83;
2,08 (26,27%)

Survival to age 65 in Bulgaria


Survival to age 65

20,03 [?] (2015)
(descending): 7 in the world of 194 (96,91%); 6 place in Europe from 41 (87,80%)
8,66 % (1,73 % annual) ↘
min: 7,49; max: 20,03; max-min: 12,54 (62,62%); mid: 13,76;
6,27 (31,31%)

Survival to age 65, male

70,81 [?] (2014)
(descending): 103 in the world of 193 (47,15%); 33 place in Europe from 40 (20%)
2,03 % (0,406 % annual) ↘
min: 64,59; max: 72,11; max-min: 7,52 (10,43%); mid: 68,35;
2,46 (3,47%)

Survival to age 65, female

86,44 [?] (2014)
(descending): 74 in the world of 193 (62,18%); 33 place in Europe from 40 (20%)
0,703 % (0,141 % annual) ↘
min: 76,94; max: 86,44; max-min: 9,50 (10,99%); mid: 81,69;
4,75 (5,49%)

Probability ratio to live to 65 years of women and men

0,820 [?] (2015)
(descending): 176 in the world of 193 (9,33%); 32 place in Europe from 40 (22,50%)
1,47 % (0,295 % annual) ↘
min: 0,785; max: 0,900; max-min: 0,116 (12,83%); mid: 0,843;
-0,022 (-2,72%)

Age structure in Bulgaria


0-14 years

14,54 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 209 in the world of 227 (8,37%); 41 place in Europe from 51 (21,57%)

15-24 years

9,73 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 215 in the world of 227 (5,73%); 44 place in Europe from 51 (15,69%)

25-54 years

43,33 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 63 in the world of 227 (72,69%); 18 place in Europe from 51 (66,67%)

55-64 years

13,38 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 32 in the world of 227 (86,34%); 20 place in Europe from 51 (62,75%)

65 years and over

19,03 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 20 in the world of 227 (91,63%); 17 place in Europe from 51 (68,63%)

The ratio of women/men in Bulgaria


0-14 years

1,06 [?] (2015)
(descending): 40 in the world of 227 (82,82%); 15 place in Europe from 51 (72,55%)

15-24 years

1,09 [?] (2015)
(descending): 26 in the world of 227 (88,99%); 6 place in Europe from 51 (90,20%)

25-54 years

1,06 [?] (2015)
(descending): 32 in the world of 227 (86,34%); 7 place in Europe from 51 (88,24%)

55-64 years

0,882 [?] (2015)
(descending): 160 in the world of 227 (29,96%); 40 place in Europe from 51 (23,53%)

65 years and over

0,684 [?] (2015)
(descending): 186 in the world of 227 (18,50%); 37 place in Europe from 51 (29,41%)

Average age in Bulgaria


total

42,40 years old[?] (2015)
(descending): 23 in the world of 227 (90,31%); 16 place in Europe from 51 (70,59%)

male

40,60 years old[?] (2015)
(descending): 27 in the world of 227 (88,55%); 19 place in Europe from 51 (64,71%)

female

44,50 years old[?] (2015)
(descending): 18 in the world of 227 (92,51%); 14 place in Europe from 51 (74,51%)

Tourism in Bulgaria


International tourism, number of arrivals

7 311 000 people[?] (2014)
(descending): 40 in the world of 195 (80%); 20 place in Europe from 44 (56,82%)
17,29 % (3,46 % annual) ↘
min: 2 472 000; max: 7 311 000; max-min: 4 839 000 (66,19%); mid: 4 891 500;
2 419 500 (33,09%)

International tourism, number of departures

4 158 000 people[?] (2014)
(descending): 43 in the world of 107 (60,75%); 21 place in Europe from 35 (42,86%)
11,59 % (2,32 % annual) ↘
min: 2 337 000; max: 5 727 000; max-min: 3 390 000 (59,19%); mid: 4 032 000;
126 000 (3,03%)