Bulgaria population 6,922,970 (live)

The population of Bulgaria is expected to decrease by 53,000 in 2019 and reach 6,916,000 in 2020. Migration (including immigration and emigration) decreases population by 4,800 people yearly. On average there are 63,786 births and 107,144 deaths in Bulgaria per year. The population density of Bulgaria has changed from 80.1 in 1980 to 65.3 in 2017.

Current population 6,922,970 people at present (Wednesday 13th of November 2019)
Median Age 43.7 years
Life expectancy 75.1 years
Population density 64.4 per km2
Population of Bulgaria from 1960 to 2019 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2019 6,969,000 -53,000 (-0.8%) -4,800 43.7 1.60 64 5,241,000 (75.2%)
2018 7,022,000 -53,000 (-0.8%) -4,800 43.6 1.58 65 5,259,000 (74.9%)
2017 7,075,000 -52,822 (-0.8%) -4,800 43.5 1.56 65 5,276,000 (74.6%)
2016 7,127,822 -50,169 (-0.7%) -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 2018 the population of Bulgaria was 7,022,000 and the average age increased from 32.3 in 1960 to 43.6. Urban population has increased from 5,629,167 (68.9%) in 2000 to 5,241,000 (75.2%) in the current year. The population density of Bulgaria has changed from 80.1 in 1980 to 65.3 in 2017.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 6,916,000 -53,000 (-0.8%) -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%)

Total Bulgaria population should reach 6,916,000 by 2020 and should decrease to 5,179,000 people by year 2050. 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 2018

The population growth rate is minus 0.75% (53,000 residents, including 108,511 deaths). The demographics of Bulgaria constitutes of 3,582,000 women and 3,387,000 men, which means there are 946 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 18.9% of population (1,315,747) is 19 or younger, 59.9% of population (4,172,340) is between age 20 and 64 and 21.3% of population (1,485,094) is over 65.

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