Companies in Bulgaria produced output for BGN 214 billion in 2021.

The output produced by 412,119 non-financial enterprises in Bulgaria, which reported on their activities in 2021, amounts to over BGN 214.4 billion. Last year they made a profit of BGN 29.9 billion, according to the data of the National Statistical Institute.

Persons employed in non-financial enterprises are over 2.129 million, or 1.8% more than the previous year.

With the largest share in 2021 are economically active non-financial enterprises in the service and trade sector (81.6%), which form 62.4% of all employed persons. The share of non-financial enterprises in the sectors “Industry”, “Construction” and “Agriculture, forestry and fisheries” is 18.4% of all active enterprises in 2021, and the persons employed in them are 37.6% of all persons employed in the non-financial sector.

An annual report on their activities in 2021 was submitted by 18,624 enterprises from the “Agriculture, forestry and fisheries” sector, or 4.5% of the total number of reported non-financial enterprises. There are 81,038 people employed in this sector, who produced output worth BGN 9.352 billion.

Their profit for last year was BGN 2,200 billion, with 79.5% of the enterprises ending the year with a profit, 14.5% with a loss, and 6.0% with a zero financial result.

In 2021, 34,498 submitted an annual report on their activities industrial enterprisesor 8.4% of the total number of reported non-financial enterprises, with the largest share being the “Manufacturing industry” sector – 87.9%.

The output produced in the industrial sector is BGN 88.057 billion and forms 41.1% of the total volume of output of non-financial enterprises. In industry in 2021, there are 575,361 people employed, or 27% of the total number of people employed in non-financial enterprises.

Industrial companies ended 2021 with a positive financial result of BGN 9.084 billion, with the largest contribution being the “Manufacturing industry” sector, which formed 56.8% of this result.

22,693 submitted an annual report on their activities last year construction companies, or 5.5% of the total number of reported non-financial companies. The share of enterprises from the construction sector performing specialized construction activities is the largest – 51.7%.

According to preliminary data, there are 145,509 people employed in construction enterprises, which form 6.8% of the total number of people employed in non-financial companies. In 2021, output worth BGN 20.536 billion was produced in the construction sector, or 9.6% of the total volume of output of non-financial enterprises.

The construction sector ended 2021 with a profit of BGN 1.659 billion, 34.9% of which was realized in “Specialized construction activities”.

137,565 submitted an annual report on their activities to the NSI in 2021 commercial enterprises, or 33.4% of the total number of reported non-financial enterprises. Of all commercial enterprises, the share of enterprises in retail trade is the largest – 68.5%.

In the commercial sector in 2021, production worth BGN 30.376 billion was produced, which represents 14.2% of the total volume of production of non-financial enterprises.

According to preliminary data, there are 486,743 people employed in trade, or 22.9% of the total number of people employed in the sector.

Last year, commercial enterprises realized a positive financial result of BGN 7.638 billion at current prices, with wholesale trade forming 70.1% of this result.


198,739 submitted an annual report on their activities in 2021 enterprises from the service sectoror 48.2% of the total number of reported non-financial enterprises.

At current prices in the services sector in 2021, the value of output is BGN 66.087 billion and forms 30.8% of the total volume of output of non-financial enterprises.

According to preliminary data, 841,095 people are employed in this sector, or 39.5% of the total number of employees in non-financial enterprises.

The services sector ends 2021 with a profit of BGN 9.321 billion, with 25.9% of it realized in “Creation and distribution of information and creative products; telecommunications”, calculate in NSI.

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