Bulgaria: Annual average inflation in the last 12 months was 3.0%

The annual average inflation in Bulgaria, measured by CPI (consumer price index), in the last 12 months (May 2019 – April 2020) compared to the previous 12 months (May 2018 – April 2019) was 3.0%.

In April 2020 compared to the previous month the prices of goods and services in the main consumer groups changed as follows:

  • Food and non-alcoholic beverages – an increase of 0.9%;
  • Alcoholic beverages and tobacco – an increase of 0.1%;
  • Clothing and footwear – an increase of 6.3%;
  • Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels – a decrease of 2.1%;
  • Furnishings, household equipment and routine maintenance of the house – a decrease of 0.1%;
  • Health – an increase of 0.3%;
  • Transport – a decrease of 6.8%;
  • Communications – a decrease of 0.2%;
  • Recreation and culture – a decrease of 3.6%;
  • Education – the prices remained at the level of the previous month;
  • Restaurants and hotels – an increase of 0.1%;
  • Miscellaneous goods and service – an increase of 0.5%.
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