Bulgaria population 6,971,323 (live)

The population of Bulgaria is expected to decrease by 53,000 in 2018 and reach 6,969,000 in 2019. Migration (including immigration and emigration) decreases population by 4,800 people yearly. On average there are 64,354 births and 107,828 deaths in Bulgaria per year. The population density of Bulgaria has changed from 80.1 in 1980 to 65.7 in 2016.

Current population 6,971,323 people at present (Saturday 15th of December 2018)
Median Age 43.6 years
Life expectancy 74.9 years
Population density 64.8 per km2
Population of Bulgaria from 1960 to 2018 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
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 2017 the population of Bulgaria was 7,075,000 and the average age increased from 32.3 in 1960 to 43.5. Urban population has increased from 5,629,167 (68.9%) in 2000 to 5,259,000 (74.9%) in the current year. The population density of Bulgaria has changed from 80.1 in 1980 to 65.7 in 2016.

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 2017

The population growth rate is minus 0.75% (52,822 residents, including 109,188 deaths). The demographics of Bulgaria constitutes of 3,609,000 women and 3,413,000 men, which means there are 946 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 18.6% of population (1,308,199) is 19 or younger, 60.3% of population (4,234,968) is between age 20 and 64 and 21.1% of population (1,478,833) is over 65.

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