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Tuesday | January 26 | 2021

Average monthly wages and salaries in Bulgaria at 1.373 BGN

In the third quarter of 2020 in comparison with the second quarter of 2020 the average monthly wages and salaries in Bulgaria increased by 2.7% at 1.373 BGN, National Statistical Institute reports.

The highest increase in wages and salaries was reported in ”Accommodation and food service activities” – by 37.6%, ”Public administration and defence; compulsory social security” – by 16.2% and in ”Arts, entertainment and recreation” – by 14.9%.

The highest decrease was in the economic activities ”Financial and insurance activities” – by 7.9.

Compared to the third quarter of 2019 the average monthly wages and salaries in the third quarter of 2020 rose by 9.9%.

The economic activities with the highest wages and salaries in the third quarter of 2020 were:

  • ”Information and communication”- 3.208 BGN;
  • ”Financial and insurance activities” – 2.106 BGN;
  • ”Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply” – 2.097 BGN.

The lowest wages and salaries were recorded in:

  • ”Accommodation and food service activities” – 890 BGN;
  • ”Other service activities” – 931 BGN;
  • ”Agriculture, forestry and fishing” – 989 BGN.
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