Housing costs as a percentage of household income reached 16.9 % in 2011 in Bulgaria, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 4.52 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, housing costs as a percentage of household income in Bulgaria reached an all time high of 18.2 % in 2009 and an all time low of 15.0 % in 2001.
Bulgaria has been ranked 3rd within the group of 3 countries we follow in terms of housing costs as a percentage of household income, 1 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
The indicator shows how much a household spends on housing as a proportion of their total disposable income, which is often taken as an indicator of the affordability of housing.