Construction output in Bulgaria shrank 4.2 percent over a year earlier in February of 2021, easing from a downwardly revised 5.7 percent drop in the previous month. Contractions in this sector have now been consecutively recorded since February of last year, mainly driven by reductions in building construction (-7.8 percent vs -9.7 percent in January). Works in Civil engineering, however, experienced a smooth increase in comparison with the same month of the previous year (0.8 percent vs 0.4 percent). source: National Statistical Institute, Bulgaria

Construction Output in Bulgaria averaged 5.78 percent from 2001 until 2021, 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 May of 2021.

Construction Output in Bulgaria is expected to be 2.30 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 3.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Bulgaria Construction Output is projected to trend around 5.00 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Bulgaria Construction Output

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-4.20 -5.70 49.80 -26.70 2001 - 2021 percent Monthly
2015=100, WDA


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-01-08 09:00 AM Nov -4.1% -4.6%
2021-02-10 09:00 AM Dec -7.1% -4.1% -3.3%
2021-03-10 09:10 AM Jan -6.4% -3.6% -5%
2021-04-09 08:00 AM Feb -4.2% -5.7% -4%
2021-05-10 08:00 AM Mar -4.2% 9.5%
2021-06-10 08:00 AM Apr
2021-07-09 08:00 AM May
2021-08-10 08:00 AM Jun


News Stream
Bulgaria Construction Output Drops by 4.2% in February
Construction output in Bulgaria shrank 4.2 percent over a year earlier in February of 2021, easing from a downwardly revised 5.7 percent drop in the previous month. Contractions in this sector have now been consecutively recorded since February of last year, mainly driven by reductions in building construction (-7.8 percent vs -9.7 percent in January). Works in Civil engineering, however, experienced a smooth increase in comparison with the same month of the previous year (0.8 percent vs 0.4 percent).
2021-04-09
Bulgaria Construction Output Drops the Most in 8 Months
Construction output in Bulgaria dropped 6.4 percent over a year earlier in January 2021, following a downwardly revised 3.6 percent fall in the previous month. It was the twelfth successive month of declines in construction activity and the sharpest since May of last year, due to a steeper contraction in building activity (-11.0 percent vs -8.0 percent in December) and a slower increase in civil engineering works (0.5 percent vs 2.5 percent).
2021-03-10
Bulgaria Construction Output Falls Less in September
Construction output in Bulgaria decreased 1.7 percent year-on-year in September of 2020, following a downwardly revised 4.7 percent slump in the previous month. It was the 8th successive month of declines in construction activity, but at the softest pace in the current sequence that began in February. Building activity fell less (-5.8 percent vs -8.5 percent in August), while civil engineering works grew much faster (4.1 percent vs 0.6 percent). On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, construction output rose 1.5 percent, after falling an upwardly 0.3 percent in the prior month.
2020-11-09
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
The production index in construction measures the evolution of output within the construction sector, including building construction and civil engineering.