Construction output in Bulgaria dropped 4.9 percent over a year earlier in August 2020, following an upwardly revised 4 percent fall in the previous month. It was the seventh successive month of declines in construction activity, amid the coronavirus crisis. Building activity decreased further (-8.6 percent from -6.3 percent), while civil engineering works rebounded (0.3 percent from -0.7 percent in July). On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, construction output went down 0.1 percent, after falling an upwardly 0.5 percent in the prior month.

Construction Output in Bulgaria averaged 6.03 percent from 2001 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 49.80 percent in January of 2007 and a record low of -26.70 percent in February of 2010. This page provides - Bulgaria Construction Output - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Bulgaria Construction Output - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2020.

Construction Output in Bulgaria is expected to be -0.90 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Construction Output in Bulgaria to stand at 2.80 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Bulgaria Construction Output is projected to trend around 3.00 percent in 2021 and 5.00 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Bulgaria Construction Output

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-4.90 -4.00 49.80 -26.70 2001 - 2020 percent Monthly
2015=100, WDA


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-07-09 08:00 AM May -14.1% -15.5% -9.5%
2020-08-10 08:00 AM Jun -2.2% -14% -4.2%
2020-09-10 08:00 AM Jul -3.9% -2.2%
2020-10-09 08:00 AM Aug -4.9% -4% -1.8%
2020-11-09 09:00 AM Sep -4.9% -2%
2020-12-09 09:00 AM Oct


News Stream
Bulgaria Construction Output Drops at a Faster Pace in August
Construction output in Bulgaria dropped 4.9 percent over a year earlier in August 2020, following an upwardly revised 4 percent fall in the previous month. It was the seventh successive month of declines in construction activity, amid the coronavirus crisis. Building activity decreased further (-8.6 percent from -6.3 percent), while civil engineering works rebounded (0.3 percent from -0.7 percent in July). On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, construction output went down 0.1 percent, after falling an upwardly 0.5 percent in the prior month.
2020-10-09
Bulgaria Construction Output Falls for 6th Month
Construction output in Bulgaria fell 3.9 percent year-on-year in July 2020, following a 2.2 percent drop in the previous month. It was the sixth consecutive month of declines in construction activity, amid the coronavirus crisis. Civil engineering works went down (-0.7 percent from 0.7 percent in June) and building activity dropped further (-6.2 percent from -4.3 percent). On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, construction output declined 0.4 percent, after increasing an upwardly revised 5.5 percent in the prior month.
2020-09-10
Bulgaria Construction Output Drops for 5th Month
Construction output in Bulgaria decreased 2.2 percent year-on-year in June of 2020, following a 14 percent slump in the previous month. It was the fifth consecutive month of falls in construction activity, as building activity continued to decline (-4.3 percent vs -16 percent). Meantime, civil engineering works rebounded (0.7 percent vs -11.1 percent). On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, construction output rose 4.8 percent, after a 4.4 percent gain in May.
2020-08-10
Bulgaria Construction Output Shrinks Less in May
Construction output in Bulgaria fell 14.1 percent year-on-year in May of 2020, following an upwardly revised 15.5 percent plunge in the previous month. Both building activity (-16.6 percent vs -17.9 percent in April) and civil engineering works (-10.5 percent vs -12 percent) declined at a slower pace. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, construction output rose 0.3 percent, after decreasing 1.5 percent in the preceding month.
2020-07-09

Bulgaria Construction Output
The production index in construction measures the evolution of output within the construction sector, including building construction and civil engineering.