Bulgaria population 6,672,800 (live)

The population of Bulgaria is expected to decrease by 56,000 in 2024 and reach 6,638,000 in 2025. Migration (including immigration and emigration) decreases population by 4,800 people yearly. The population density of Bulgaria has changed from 80.1 in 1980 to 63.0 in 2022.

Current population 6,672,800 people at present (Saturday 25th of May 2024)
Median Age 44.4 years
Population density 62.1 per km2
Population of Bulgaria from 1960 to 2024 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2024 6,696,000 -56,000 (-0.8%) -4,800 44.4 62 5,134,000 (76.7%)
2023 6,752,000 -56,000 (-0.8%) -4,800 44.2 63 5,158,000 (76.4%)
2022 6,808,000 -54,000 (-0.8%) -4,800 44.1 63 5,180,000 (76.1%)
2021 6,862,000 -54,000 (-0.8%) -4,800 44.0 64 5,202,000 (75.8%)
2020 6,916,000 -53,000 (-0.8%) -4,800 43.8 1.62 64 5,222,000 (75.5%)
2019 0 0 (0.0%) -4,800 43.7 1.60 64 5,241,000 (75.2%)
2018 0 0 (0.0%) -4,800 43.6 1.58 65 5,259,000 (74.9%)
2017 0 0 (0.0%) -4,800 43.5 1.56 65 5,276,000 (74.6%)
2016 0 0 (0.0%) -4,800 43.4 1.55 66 5,293,548 (74.3%)
2015 7,177,991 -45,947 (-0.6%) -4,800 43.2 1.53 66 5,307,981 (73.9%)
2010 7,395,599 -48,844 (-0.7%) -4,894 42.4 1.57 68 5,347,166 (72.3%)
2005 7,658,972 -57,888 (-0.8%) -16,748 41.4 1.37 70 5,406,009 (70.6%)
2000 8,170,172 -40,452 (-0.5%) -17,100 40.1 1.26 74 5,629,167 (68.9%)
1995 8,406,067 -37,524 (-0.5%) -26,765 38.7 1.23 76 5,697,800 (67.8%)
1990 8,718,289 -158,683 (-1.8%) -71,293 37.3 1.82 79 5,786,939 (66.4%)
1985 8,960,547 -132 (0.0%) -36,829 36.4 1.97 81 5,787,617 (64.6%)
1980 8,861,535 35,595 (0.4%) -4,469 35.7 2.05 80 5,503,013 (62.1%)
1975 8,720,742 41,997 (0.5%) -18,974 35.1 2.23 79 5,019,834 (57.6%)
1970 8,489,574 55,402 (0.7%) -8,679 34.3 2.17 77 4,440,047 (52.3%)
1965 8,204,168 59,828 (0.7%) -1,285 33.4 2.09 74 3,753,817 (45.8%)
1960 7,867,374 75,744 (1.0%) -287 32.3 2.31 73 2,918,796 (37.1%)

In 2023 the population of Bulgaria was 6,752,000 and the average age increased from 32.3 in 1960 to 44.2. Urban population has increased from 5,629,167 (68.9%) in 2000 to 5,134,000 (76.7%) in the current year. The population density of Bulgaria has changed from 80.1 in 1980 to 63.0 in 2022.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 0 0 (0.0%) -4,800 43.8 1.62 64 5,222,000 (75.5%)
2025 6,638,000 -58,000 (-0.9%) -4,800 44.5 1.67 62 5,109,000 (77.0%)
2030 6,329,000 -64,000 (-1.0%) -4,800 45.1 1.71 59 4,957,000 (78.3%)
2035 6,008,000 -63,000 (-1.1%) -4,800 45.7 1.74 57 4,780,000 (79.6%)
2040 5,709,000 -58,000 (-1.0%) -4,800 46.1 1.76 54 4,607,000 (80.7%)
2045 5,437,000 -53,000 (-1.0%) -4,800 46.3 1.78 52 4,447,000 (81.8%)
2050 5,179,000 -52,000 (-1.0%) -4,800 46.4 1.80 50 4,290,000 (82.8%)

The life expectancy at birth should reach 79.2 (76.5 years for male and 82.1 years for females). Population density will go up to 50.0 people per square kilometer.

Bulgaria demographics 2023

The demographics of Bulgaria constitutes of 3,441,000 women and 3,255,000 men, which means there are 946 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 19.5% of population (1,305,720) is 19 or younger, 58.0% of population (3,884,350) is between age 20 and 64 and 22.5% of population (1,505,261) is over 65.

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