Bulgaria Population: The timeline of total, male, female populations and growth rates

The population of Bulgaria is 6,975,761 and the population growth amounts -0.71% (2019). The male and female population are 3,388,224 (48.57%) and 3,587,537 (51.43%) respectively. The average of growth rate over 10 years is -0.65% (negative growth).

The below table shows the Bulgaria population history (1960-). Growth(%) is the Y/Y ratio of total population and the percent values below the male and female populations mean the ratios of those by the total population.

Year Total Growth(%) Male Female
2019 6,975,761 -0.71% 3,388,224
48.57%
3,587,537
51.43%
2018 7,025,037 -0.72% 3,413,178
48.59%
3,611,859
51.41%
2017 7,075,947 -0.73% 3,439,061
48.60%
3,636,886
51.40%
2016 7,127,822 -0.70% 3,465,478
48.62%
3,662,344
51.38%
2015 7,177,991 -0.64% 3,491,057
48.64%
3,686,934
51.36%
2014 7,223,938 -0.57% 3,514,595
48.65%
3,709,343
51.35%
2013 7,265,115 -0.56% 3,535,805
48.67%
3,729,310
51.33%
2012 7,305,888 -0.58% 3,556,675
48.68%
3,749,213
51.32%
2011 7,348,328 -0.64% 3,578,030
48.69%
3,770,298
51.31%
2010 7,395,599 -0.66% 3,601,310
48.70%
3,794,289
51.30%
2009 7,444,443 -0.65% 3,624,873
48.69%
3,819,570
51.31%
2008 7,492,561 -0.70% 3,647,696
48.68%
3,844,865
51.32%
2007 7,545,338 -0.74% 3,672,616
48.67%
3,872,722
51.33%
2006 7,601,022 -0.76% 3,699,084
48.67%
3,901,938
51.33%
2005 7,658,972 -0.76% 3,727,030
48.66%
3,931,942
51.34%
2004 7,716,860 -0.76% 3,755,403
48.66%
3,961,457
51.34%
2003 7,775,327 -0.80% 3,784,492
48.67%
3,990,835
51.33%
2002 7,837,161 -2.19% 3,815,705
48.69%
4,021,456
51.31%
2001 8,009,142 -2.01% 3,901,056
48.71%
4,108,086
51.29%
2000 8,170,172 -0.50% 3,981,626
48.73%
4,188,546
51.27%
1999 8,210,624 -0.56% 4,003,973
48.77%
4,206,651
51.23%
1998 8,256,786 -0.67% 4,029,604
48.80%
4,227,182
51.20%
1997 8,312,068 -0.61% 4,060,235
48.85%
4,251,833
51.15%
1996 8,362,826 -0.52% 4,089,222
48.90%
4,273,604
51.10%
1995 8,406,067 -0.45% 4,115,072
48.95%
4,290,995
51.05%
1994 8,443,591 -0.34% 4,138,629
49.02%
4,304,962
50.98%
1993 8,472,313 -0.80% 4,158,287
49.08%
4,314,026
50.92%
1992 8,540,164 -1.08% 4,197,417
49.15%
4,342,747
50.85%
1991 8,632,367 -1.00% 4,248,622
49.22%
4,383,745
50.78%
1990 8,718,289 -1.82% 4,296,745
49.28%
4,421,544
50.72%
1989 8,876,972 -1.18% 4,380,730
49.35%
4,496,242
50.65%
1988 8,981,446 0.11% 4,437,988
49.41%
4,543,458
50.59%
1987 8,971,359 0.15% 4,438,504
49.47%
4,532,855
50.53%
1986 8,958,171 -0.03% 4,437,237
49.53%
4,520,934
50.47%
1985 8,960,547 -0.00% 4,443,384
49.59%
4,517,163
50.41%
1984 8,960,679 0.23% 4,448,115
49.64%
4,512,564
50.36%
1983 8,939,738 0.25% 4,442,061
49.69%
4,497,677
50.31%
1982 8,917,457 0.30% 4,434,965
49.73%
4,482,492
50.27%
1981 8,891,117 0.33% 4,425,456
49.77%
4,465,661
50.23%
1980 8,861,535 0.40% 4,413,918
49.81%
4,447,617
50.19%
1979 8,825,940 0.13% 4,398,923
49.84%
4,427,017
50.16%
1978 8,814,032 0.11% 4,395,298
49.87%
4,418,734
50.13%
1977 8,804,183 0.52% 4,392,346
49.89%
4,411,837
50.11%
1976 8,758,599 0.43% 4,371,306
49.91%
4,387,293
50.09%
1975 8,720,742 0.48% 4,353,961
49.93%
4,366,781
50.07%
1974 8,678,745 0.67% 4,334,397
49.94%
4,344,348
50.06%
1973 8,620,967 0.52% 4,306,804
49.96%
4,314,163
50.04%
1972 8,576,200 0.46% 4,285,526
49.97%
4,290,674
50.03%
1971 8,536,395 0.55% 4,266,498
49.98%
4,269,897
50.02%
1970 8,489,574 0.65% 4,243,701
49.99%
4,245,873
50.01%
1969 8,434,172 0.77% 4,216,379
49.99%
4,217,793
50.01%
1968 8,369,603 0.71% 4,184,251
49.99%
4,185,352
50.01%
1967 8,310,226 0.63% 4,154,504
49.99%
4,155,722
50.01%
1966 8,258,057 0.65% 4,128,134
49.99%
4,129,923
50.01%
1965 8,204,168 0.73% 4,100,691
49.98%
4,103,477
50.02%
1964 8,144,340 0.81% 4,070,075
49.97%
4,074,265
50.03%
1963 8,078,145 0.81% 4,036,127
49.96%
4,042,018
50.04%
1962 8,012,946 0.87% 4,002,587
49.95%
4,010,359
50.05%
1961 7,943,118 0.95% 3,966,741
49.94%
3,976,377
50.06%
1960 7,867,374 N/A% 3,928,038
49.93%
3,939,336
50.07%

Growth rates of Bulgaria population (1961-)

The below chart is the timeline of Bulgaria population growth rates for 60 years.

Bulgaria population and growth rate by ages

The Bulgaria population ages 0-14, 15-64, 65 over are 1,024,417, 4,468,788, 1,482,556 respectively in 2019.

The percentages below population values ages 0-14, 15-64, 65 over in each year represent the ratios of them by the total population.

Year Total 0-14 15-64 65-
2019 6,975,761 1,024,417
14.69%
4,468,788
64.06%
1,482,556
21.25%
2018 7,025,037 1,025,337
14.60%
4,522,903
64.38%
1,476,797
21.02%
2017 7,075,947 1,022,102
14.44%
4,585,049
64.80%
1,468,797
20.76%
2016 7,127,822 1,020,446
14.32%
4,651,208
65.25%
1,456,167
20.43%
2015 7,177,991 1,024,567
14.27%
4,716,474
65.71%
1,436,950
20.02%
2014 7,223,938 1,018,130
14.09%
4,785,446
66.24%
1,420,363
19.66%
2013 7,265,115 1,012,555
13.94%
4,854,077
66.81%
1,398,483
19.25%
2012 7,305,888 1,008,330
13.80%
4,923,015
67.38%
1,374,543
18.81%
2011 7,348,328 1,003,998
13.66%
4,991,351
67.92%
1,352,979
18.41%
2010 7,395,599 998,134
13.50%
5,060,439
68.43%
1,337,026
18.08%
2009 7,444,443 999,719
13.43%
5,115,270
68.71%
1,329,454
17.86%
2008 7,492,561 1,004,468
13.41%
5,161,618
68.89%
1,326,476
17.70%
2007 7,545,338 1,013,805
13.44%
5,204,270
68.97%
1,327,263
17.59%
2006 7,601,022 1,027,063
13.51%
5,245,247
69.01%
1,328,713
17.48%
2005 7,658,972 1,042,873
13.62%
5,287,209
69.03%
1,328,891
17.35%
2004 7,716,860 1,074,867
13.93%
5,309,136
68.80%
1,332,857
17.27%
2003 7,775,327 1,112,193
14.30%
5,327,742
68.52%
1,335,392
17.17%
2002 7,837,161 1,153,920
14.72%
5,347,556
68.23%
1,335,685
17.04%
2001 8,009,142 1,215,328
15.17%
5,443,874
67.97%
1,349,941
16.86%
2000 8,170,172 1,279,448
15.66%
5,534,912
67.75%
1,355,812
16.59%
1999 8,210,624 1,320,939
16.09%
5,542,379
67.50%
1,347,306
16.41%
1998 8,256,786 1,362,480
16.50%
5,560,545
67.35%
1,333,761
16.15%
1997 8,312,068 1,406,293
16.92%
5,589,207
67.24%
1,316,568
15.84%
1996 8,362,826 1,453,730
17.38%
5,614,052
67.13%
1,295,044
15.49%
1995 8,406,067 1,505,548
17.91%
5,630,672
66.98%
1,269,847
15.11%
1994 8,443,591 1,556,269
18.43%
5,642,719
66.83%
1,244,603
14.74%
1993 8,472,313 1,609,670
19.00%
5,645,410
66.63%
1,217,233
14.37%
1992 8,540,164 1,670,487
19.56%
5,675,468
66.46%
1,194,209
13.98%
1991 8,632,367 1,728,625
20.02%
5,731,514
66.40%
1,172,228
13.58%
1990 8,718,289 1,773,939
20.35%
5,798,240
66.51%
1,146,109
13.15%
1989 8,876,972 1,839,794
20.73%
5,903,824
66.51%
1,133,355
12.77%
1988 8,981,446 1,885,678
21.00%
5,986,174
66.65%
1,109,594
12.35%
1987 8,971,359 1,901,312
21.19%
5,998,904
66.87%
1,071,143
11.94%
1986 8,958,171 1,916,486
21.39%
6,003,998
67.02%
1,037,687
11.58%
1985 8,960,547 1,939,945
21.65%
6,005,533
67.02%
1,015,069
11.33%
1984 8,960,679 1,952,209
21.79%
5,994,748
66.90%
1,013,722
11.31%
1983 8,939,738 1,959,491
21.92%
5,957,964
66.65%
1,022,284
11.44%
1982 8,917,457 1,965,264
22.04%
5,914,887
66.33%
1,037,306
11.63%
1981 8,891,117 1,966,707
22.12%
5,875,662
66.08%
1,048,747
11.80%
1980 8,861,535 1,962,711
22.15%
5,848,861
66.00%
1,049,963
11.85%
1979 8,825,940 1,960,299
22.21%
5,823,882
65.99%
1,041,759
11.80%
1978 8,814,032 1,960,724
22.25%
5,826,719
66.11%
1,026,589
11.65%
1977 8,804,183 1,959,747
22.26%
5,840,269
66.34%
1,004,167
11.41%
1976 8,758,599 1,949,972
22.26%
5,833,488
66.60%
975,139
11.13%
1975 8,720,742 1,941,777
22.27%
5,831,383
66.87%
947,582
10.87%
1974 8,678,745 1,938,512
22.34%
5,818,125
67.04%
922,107
10.62%
1973 8,620,967 1,933,608
22.43%
5,792,270
67.19%
895,089
10.38%
1972 8,576,200 1,933,896
22.55%
5,773,006
67.31%
869,298
10.14%
1971 8,536,395 1,937,336
22.70%
5,755,521
67.42%
843,538
9.88%
1970 8,489,574 1,940,601
22.86%
5,732,398
67.52%
816,575
9.62%
1969 8,434,172 1,947,928
23.10%
5,697,081
67.55%
789,163
9.36%
1968 8,369,603 1,954,153
23.35%
5,653,085
67.54%
762,365
9.11%
1967 8,310,226 1,962,785
23.62%
5,610,172
67.51%
737,269
8.87%
1966 8,258,057 1,975,104
23.92%
5,569,290
67.44%
713,662
8.64%
1965 8,204,168 1,988,976
24.24%
5,524,614
67.34%
690,577
8.42%
1964 8,144,340 2,005,898
24.63%
5,469,598
67.16%
668,844
8.21%
1963 8,078,145 2,023,925
25.05%
5,406,017
66.92%
648,203
8.02%
1962 8,012,946 2,041,894
25.48%
5,341,785
66.66%
629,268
7.85%
1961 7,943,118 2,052,648
25.84%
5,278,595
66.45%
611,876
7.70%
1960 7,867,374 2,052,880
26.09%
5,218,531
66.33%
595,963
7.58%

The below chart and table represents Bulgaria population growth rates (Y/Y, %) by ages 0-14 (children), ages 15-64, ages 65 and above (elderly people).

Year Total 0-14 15-64 65-
2019 -0.70% -0.09% -1.20% 0.39%
2018 -0.72% 0.32% -1.36% 0.54%
2017 -0.73% 0.16% -1.42% 0.87%
2016 -0.70% -0.40% -1.38% 1.34%
2015 -0.64% 0.63% -1.44% 1.17%
2014 -0.57% 0.55% -1.41% 1.56%
2013 -0.56% 0.42% -1.40% 1.74%
2012 -0.58% 0.43% -1.37% 1.59%
2011 -0.64% 0.59% -1.37% 1.19%
2010 -0.66% -0.16% -1.07% 0.57%
2009 -0.64% -0.47% -0.90% 0.22%
2008 -0.70% -0.92% -0.82% -0.06%
2007 -0.73% -1.29% -0.78% -0.11%
2006 -0.76% -1.52% -0.79% -0.01%
2005 -0.75% -2.98% -0.41% -0.30%
2004 -0.75% -3.36% -0.35% -0.19%
2003 -0.79% -3.62% -0.37% -0.02%
2002 -2.15% -5.05% -1.77% -1.06%
2001 -1.97% -5.01% -1.64% -0.43%
2000 -0.49% -3.14% -0.13% 0.63%
1999 -0.56% -3.05% -0.33% 1.02%
1998 -0.67% -3.12% -0.51% 1.31%
1997 -0.61% -3.26% -0.44% 1.66%
1996 -0.51% -3.44% -0.30% 1.98%
1995 -0.44% -3.26% -0.21% 2.03%
1994 -0.34% -3.32% -0.05% 2.25%
1993 -0.79% -3.64% -0.53% 1.93%
1992 -1.07% -3.36% -0.98% 1.88%
1991 -0.99% -2.55% -1.15% 2.28%
1990 -1.79% -3.58% -1.79% 1.13%
1989 -1.16% -2.43% -1.38% 2.14%
1988 0.11% -0.82% -0.21% 3.59%
1987 0.15% -0.79% -0.08% 3.22%
1986 -0.03% -1.21% -0.03% 2.23%
1985 -0.00% -0.63% 0.18% 0.13%
1984 0.23% -0.37% 0.62% -0.84%
1983 0.25% -0.29% 0.73% -1.45%
1982 0.30% -0.07% 0.67% -1.09%
1981 0.33% 0.20% 0.46% -0.12%
1980 0.40% 0.12% 0.43% 0.79%
1979 0.14% -0.02% -0.05% 1.48%
1978 0.11% 0.05% -0.23% 2.23%
1977 0.52% 0.50% 0.12% 2.98%
1976 0.43% 0.42% 0.04% 2.91%
1975 0.48% 0.17% 0.23% 2.76%
1974 0.67% 0.25% 0.45% 3.02%
1973 0.52% -0.01% 0.33% 2.97%
1972 0.47% -0.18% 0.30% 3.05%
1971 0.55% -0.17% 0.40% 3.30%
1970 0.66% -0.38% 0.62% 3.47%
1969 0.77% -0.32% 0.78% 3.52%
1968 0.71% -0.44% 0.76% 3.40%
1967 0.63% -0.62% 0.73% 3.31%
1966 0.66% -0.70% 0.81% 3.34%
1965 0.73% -0.84% 1.01% 3.25%
1964 0.82% -0.89% 1.18% 3.18%
1963 0.81% -0.88% 1.20% 3.01%
1962 0.88% -0.52% 1.20% 2.84%
1961 0.96% -0.01% 1.15% 2.67%

Global rank of Bulgaria population

The global rank of Bulgaria population is 97 and the ranks of populations ages 0-14, ages 15-64, ages 65 above are this:

Ages Rank
Total 97
0-14 110
15-64 98
65 over 51

Data Source

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