Construction output in Bulgaria increased 2.40 percent in August of 2021 over the same month in the previous year. source: National Statistical Institute, Bulgaria

Construction Output in Bulgaria averaged 5.79 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 October of 2021.

Construction Output in Bulgaria is expected to be 3.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. 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

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-07-09 08:00 AM May 4.6% 15.5% 12%
2021-08-10 08:00 AM Jun 4.7% 4.1% 5.1%
2021-09-10 08:00 AM Jul 0.8% 4.7% 4.3%
2021-10-08 08:00 AM Aug 2.4% 0.8% 1.2%
2021-11-10 09:00 AM Sep 2.4%
2021-12-10 09:00 AM Oct

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Bulgaria Construction Output Rises at a Softer Pace in May
Construction output in Bulgaria rose 4.6 percent over a year earlier in May of 2021, after a 15.5 percent in April which was the highest climb in construction activity since January of 2018. Both building activity (1.5 percent vs 12.0 percent in April) and civil engineering works (8.8 percent vs 20.3 percent) increased at a softer pace. On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, construction output fell 2.4 percent, followed by a 0.1 percent downtick in the prior month.
Bulgaria Construction Output Jumps the Most in Over 3 Years
Construction output in Bulgaria climbed 15.7 percent over a year earlier in April of 2021, following a 11.2 percent increase in March. It was the highest jump in construction activity since January of 2018, underpinned by sharp expansion in both civil engineering works (21.5 percent vs 16.0 percent in March) and building construction activities (11.5 percent vs 7.7 percent). On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, construction activity went up 2.3 percent, slowing from a 3.0 percent increase in the prior month.
Bulgaria Construction Activity Rebounds Sharply
Construction output in Bulgaria surged 11.2 percent over a year earlier in March of 2021, after an upwardly revised 4.8 percent decline in February and halting a 13-month sequence of declines amid the pandemic crisis. Civil engineering works increased sharply (15.5 percent vs 0.6 percent in February), while building activity rebounded solidly (8 percent vs -8.6 percent). On a seasonally adjusted monthly basis, construction activity rose 1.2 percent, slowing from a 2.6 percent increase in the prior month.
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).

Bulgaria Last Unit Reference Previous Highest Lowest
Construction Output 2.40 percent Aug/21 0.80 49.80 -26.70
Housing Starts 1410.00 units Jun/21 998.00 1410.00 382.00
Building Permits 1745.00 Units Jun/21 1546.00 3110.00 764.00

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