The average salary in Bulgaria goes over 500 euro

In December of last year, the average gross salary in Bulgaria went over 500 euro, according to NSI (National Statistical Institute) data. This is a growth of 3.9% in comparison to November 2016. At the same time, there is also an economic growth of 3.4% and a decrease in unemployment by 6.7%.

The economic sectors with the highest salary increase in the last quarter of the year are education – 12.6% growth and real estate trading – 7.3% growth. The economic sectors with the lowest salaries in Bulgaria remain the same: the hotel and restaurant industry (309 euro), administrative and subsidiary activities (383 euro) and construction (393 euro).

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