Demographics of Bulgaria

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2022)
Date10 May 2024

There are 3.21 million males and 3.41 million females in Bulgaria. The percentage of the male population is 48.5%, compared to 51.5% of the female population. Bulgaria has 199k more females than males. The sex ratio in Bulgaria in 2024 will be 94.157 males per 100 females. Bulgaria is in the 46th position in terms of the female-to-male ratio.

  • Population
  • Growth rate

Bulgaria population

Year Population Growth (%)
19507,157,6321.03
19557,517,9221.07
19607,891,7560.99
19658,245,0720.79
19708,582,9500.80
19758,860,9710.48
19808,980,606-0.00
19858,917,076-0.31
19908,767,778-0.46
19958,477,579-0.89
20008,097,691-0.80
20057,815,221-0.65
20107,592,273-0.61
20157,309,253-0.88
20206,979,175-1.18
20216,885,868-1.52
20226,781,953-1.52
20236,687,717-1.27
20246,618,615-0.80
  • Total
  • Crude

Bulgaria death and birth rate

Year Total Crude(per 1000)
DeathBirthCrude deathCrude birth
195075,917156,08510.60521.804
195569,910153,8339.29720.457
196064,188143,1008.13218.129
196567,001129,9528.12815.765
197078,240144,2029.11916.807
197592,583147,67710.44316.657
1980102,637130,38311.41414.499
1985114,658119,42312.83613.370
1990117,953107,02713.43312.189
1995126,00873,25514.8488.632
2000125,46272,36615.4818.929
2005121,12974,29615.4949.503
2010116,30178,45515.31210.329
2015116,27267,37815.8919.209
2020131,99859,78118.9018.560
2021153,89458,11222.3378.435
2022155,19756,66322.8778.352
2023135,83055,49520.3048.296
2024102,73854,46715.5188.227
  • Population
  • Urbanization

Urban and rural population of Bulgaria

Year Population Urban (%)
UrbanRural
19502,000,0445,250,95527.583
19552,435,7855,125,62032.213
19602,925,5304,959,99537.100
19653,762,1584,460,31245.755
19704,449,4104,058,06652.300
19755,029,9793,708,38257.562
19805,513,7193,365,05662.100
19855,797,1833,178,10864.590
19905,868,6432,972,72866.377
19955,679,5992,699,58167.782
20005,510,3642,487,42368.899
20055,423,4842,260,27970.584
20105,353,6462,050,94472.302
20155,310,5681,866,82873.990
20205,253,0371,687,49075.686
20215,239,8071,652,40376.025
20225,225,9761,617,60776.363
20235,211,4141,583,08176.701
20245,195,9651,548,79577.037
  • Population pyramid
  • Gender ratio

Bulgaria population by Age Group (2024)

Age group Male Female Total M per 100 F
PersonsShare (%)
00-04 145,768 137,731 283,498 4.28 105.835
05-09 159,355 150,692 310,048 4.68 105.749
10-14 165,769 156,326 322,094 4.87 106.041
15-19 170,620 158,913 329,534 4.98 107.367
20-24 161,675 150,202 311,878 4.71 107.638
25-29 153,672 142,925 296,596 4.48 107.519
30-34 203,710 192,001 395,712 5.98 106.098
35-39 241,995 228,549 470,545 7.11 105.883
40-44 248,264 230,677 478,941 7.24 107.624
45-49 271,666 258,137 529,802 8.00 105.241
50-54 253,935 245,395 499,331 7.54 103.480
55-59 223,757 227,104 450,861 6.81 98.526
60-64 217,726 237,439 455,165 6.88 91.698
65-69 194,993 238,839 433,832 6.55 81.642
70-74 162,993 230,154 393,146 5.94 70.819
75-79 119,221 201,252 320,474 4.84 59.240
80-84 65,644 125,447 191,090 2.89 52.328
85-89 34,315 71,148 105,463 1.59 48.230
90-94 12,441 23,088 35,529 0.54 53.885
95-99 2,051 2,720 4,771 0.07 75.404
100+ 153 151 304 0.00 101.325
Total 3,209,723 3,408,890 6,618,614 94.157