Bulgaria - Outstanding Public Debt - Foreign

Bulgaria: Outstanding Public Debt - Foreign

Unit Mil. BGN, NSA
Adjustments Not Seasonally Adjusted
Monthly 0.49 %
Data Aug 2021 23,736
Jul 2021 23,854

Series Information

Source Ministry of Finance
Release Government Debt
Frequency Monthly
Start Date 12/31/2019
End Date 8/31/2021

Bulgaria: Government

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Outstanding Public Debt Aug 2021 29,667 29,812 Mil. BGN, NSA Monthly
Outstanding Public Debt - Domestic Aug 2021 5,930 5,958 Mil. BGN, NSA Monthly
Outstanding Public Debt - Foreign Aug 2021 23,736 23,854 Mil. BGN, NSA Monthly
Government Budget Balance 2021 Q2 -184.51 215.76 Mil. BGN, NSA Quarterly
Government Expenditures 2021 Q2 13,134 12,221 Mil. BGN, NSA Quarterly
Government Revenues 2021 Q2 12,949 12,436 Mil. BGN, NSA Quarterly
Gross External Debt Apr 2021 37,601 37,191 Mil. Euros, NSA Monthly

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