Bulgaria - Personal Income





Bulgaria: Personal Income

Mnemonic YP.IBGR
Unit BGN, NSA
Adjustments Not Seasonally Adjusted
Quarterly 10.91 %
Data 2019 Q3 1,715
2019 Q2 1,546

Series Information

Source National Statistics Institute (NSI) - Republic of Bulgaria
Release Income
Frequency Quarterly
Start Date 12/31/2002
End Date 9/30/2019

Bulgaria: Consumer

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Consumer Confidence 2019 Q4 -23.9 -25 Balance of opinion, NSA Quarterly
Personal Income 2019 Q3 1,715 1,546 BGN, NSA Quarterly
Real Retail Sales Sep 2019 122.19 130.38 Vol. Index 2015=100, NSA Monthly
Retail Sales Sep 2019 128.87 137.5 Index 2015=100, NSA Monthly

Release Information

Here are some important definitions provided by the source:

  • "Household income includes all receipts of the household and its members during the surveyed period. The income is estimate in total and monetary form. Monetary income includes regular receipts from: wages and salaries, other earnings, entrepreneurship, property, pensions, social benefits, regular inter-household transfers, as well as sale of property and other irregular receipts. Total income includes monetary and valued income in kind."
  • "Gross household income is aggregated value of all regular incomes of the household and its members during the surveyed period from wages and salaries, other earnings, entrepreneurship, property, pensions, social benefits and regular inter-household transfers."
  • "Net household income is calculated from gross income after deduction of tax and contribution to social insurance."
  • "A private household consists of two or more persons living in a dwelling or part of dwelling and sharing common budget, having their meals together, no matter relatives or not.One person living in a dwelling, separate room or part of room on his/her own budget also is considered a household."

Data is obtained using the household budget survey, which is a sample survey by implementation of two stage cluster. All households in the country are included in the general population for the sample. Institutional households are not included. The sample size is currently 3060 households per quarter, while it was previously 3000 households from 2002-2009. 

Revisions are not applicable.

All of this information was taken from the source. For more information please go here: 

  • http://www.nsi.bg/en/content/5676/quarterly-data
  • http://www.nsi.bg/en/content/5683/quarterly-data