Government budget balance reached -0.917 in 2018 in Bulgaria, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 187 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, government budget balance in Bulgaria reached an all time high of 1.89 in 2016 and an all time low of -3.08 in 2010. When compared to Bulgaria's main peers, government budget balance in Greece amounted to 5.80, -37.0 in Romania, 39.4 in Serbia and -174 in Turkey in 2018.
Bulgaria has been ranked 28th within the group of 84 countries we follow in terms of government budget balance, 19 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
A government budget deficit is the amount by which government revenues fall short of government spending (the opposite being a budget surplus).