Retail deposits reached 47.8 BGN bil in 2017 in Bulgaria, according to the National Central Bank. This is 5.4 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, retail deposits in Bulgaria reached an all time high of 47.8 BGN bil in 2017 and an all time low of 0.385 BGN bil in 1995. When compared to Bulgaria's main peers, retail deposits in Romania amounted to 178 RON bil, 1,223 RSD bil in Serbia and 945 TRY bil in Turkey in 2017.
Bulgaria has been ranked 16th within the group of 19 countries we follow in terms of retail deposits, 37 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
A bank retail deposit is money placed into a banking institution for safekeeping by physical persons.