Bulgaria - Government Budget Balance

Bulgaria: Government Budget Balance

Unit Mil. BGN, NSA
Adjustments Not Seasonally Adjusted
Quarterly 88 %
Data 2022 Q1 -891.38
2021 Q4 -7,425

Series Information

Source National Statistics Institute (NSI) - Republic of Bulgaria
Release Non-Financial Accounts of General Government
Frequency Quarterly
Start Date 3/31/1999
End Date 3/31/2022

Bulgaria: Government

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Outstanding Public Debt Aug 2022 31,172 31,198 Mil. BGN, NSA Monthly
Outstanding Public Debt - Domestic Aug 2022 10,321 10,335 Mil. BGN, NSA Monthly
Outstanding Public Debt - Foreign Aug 2022 20,850 20,862 Mil. BGN, NSA Monthly
Gross External Debt Jul 2022 42,070 41,677 Mil. EUR, NSA Monthly
Government Budget Balance 2022 Q1 -891.38 -7,425 Mil. BGN, NSA Quarterly
Government Expenditures 2022 Q1 13,145 19,977 Mil. BGN, NSA Quarterly
Government Revenues 2022 Q1 12,254 12,552 Mil. BGN, NSA Quarterly

Release Information

Bulgaria has an obligation to provide statistical information to Eurostat regarding the quarterly transactions of sector General government in accordance to the European System of Accounts (ESA’2010). ESA 2010 is an internationally compatible accounting framework for a systematic and detailed description of the economy of a given country and its relations with other economies. ESA 2010 provides further development of existing concepts, definitions and accounting rules which allows countries (EU Member States) to produce comparable and reliable statistical information for their economies. ESA 2010 was introduced in September 2014 by all Member States.

The main source of statistical information on quarterly financial indicators general government accounts is the execution of the consolidated fiscal program provided by the Ministry of Finance. Reports on implementation of the consolidated fiscal program prepared in accordance with national budget classification. 

Statistical information on quarterly financial indicators of the government is developed by the National Statistical Institute (NSI) quarterly. It is published three months after the reporting period. Respective dates of publication of statistical information are listed in the Calendar presenting the results of the statistical surveys of NSI.

In September 2014, the source switched from ESA 1995 classification to ESA 2010.

The information found above was taken directly from the source, the National Statistical Institute - Republic of Bulgaria.  For more information, please check here.