Incomes and Household Spending in Bulgaria Mark Rise
Thursday, 17 November 2016
The total average income per Bulgarian household in the third quarter of 2016 is 670 euros and increased by 3.7% compared to the same quarter of 2015. In the structure of total income, salaries come first(54.1%), followed by income from pensions (28.3%), self-employment (6.5%) and social benefits (3.2%). The total spending per household in the third quarter of 2016 is 625 euros monthly, which shows a rise by 4.7%. In the structure of total costs food has the largest share (31.6 percent), followed by housing (16.7%), taxes and social security taxes (11.6%), and transport and communications (10.8%).