Bulgaria - Outstanding Public Debt

Bulgaria: Outstanding Public Debt

Mnemonic GDBT.IBGR
Unit Mil. BGN, NSA
Adjustments Not Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly 15 %
Data Sep 2022 35,842
Aug 2022 31,166

Series Information

Source Ministry of Finance
Release Government Debt
Frequency Monthly
Start Date 12/31/2019
End Date 9/30/2022

Bulgaria: Government

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Gross External Debt Sep 2022 43,950 41,805 Mil. EUR, NSA Monthly
Outstanding Public Debt Sep 2022 35,842 31,166 Mil. BGN, NSA Monthly
Outstanding Public Debt - Domestic Sep 2022 10,649 10,315 Mil. BGN, NSA Monthly
Outstanding Public Debt - Foreign Sep 2022 25,192 20,850 Mil. BGN, NSA Monthly
Government Budget Balance 2022 Q2 -586.96 -1,181 Mil. BGN, NSA Quarterly
Government Expenditures 2022 Q2 15,064 13,310 Mil. BGN, NSA Quarterly
Government Revenues 2022 Q2 14,477 12,129 Mil. BGN, NSA Quarterly

Release Information

The dataset provides information on the external debt, domestic debt and total debt of Bulgaria for a given reference period of time. It also highlights information on total government debt, external debt and domestic debt as a percentage of gross domestic product. It serves an input for providing information about government guarantees because of their importance for the sustainability of the government debt and the budget.


  • Measurements: Millions of Bulgarian levs (Mil. BGN)
  • Adjustment: Not seasonally adjusted (NSA)
  • Native frequency: Monthly
  • Start date: 2020m1


  • In EUR, 2001 to 2019

The data are provided by Bulgarian Ministry of Finance at nominal value. Debt in EUR is recalculated based on end-of-period Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) central exchange rates of the relevant currencies against the Bulgarian lev