Key Indicators
Income Group Upper middle income
Regional Group Europe
Population (Total) 6,934,015
GDP per capita, PPP (current international $) 24,564

Performance Overview

ISO3

BGR

Country

Bulgaria

Score

55.51

Rank

51

Technology

48.77

People

48.71

Governance

67.50

Impact

57.07

Pillar: Technology 48.77
SCORERANK

Access

71.73 43

1. Mobile tariffs

70.1345

2. Handset prices

71.0535

3. FTTH/building Internet subscriptions

38.9331

4. Population covered by at least a 3G mobile network

100.0019

5. International Internet bandwidth

78.5630

6. Internet access in schools

n/an/a

Content

44.78 41

1. GitHub commits

23.6234

2. Internet domain registrations

17.6237

3. Mobile apps development

93.1127

4. AI scientific publications

n/an/a

Future technologies

29.79 76

1. Adoption of emerging technologies

48.9460

2. Investment in emerging technologies

46.5050

3. Robot density

3.3041

4. Computer software spending

20.4363
Pillar: People 48.71
SCORERANK

Individuals

55.60 33

1. Active Mobile Broadband Subscriptions Count

7.1871

2. ICT skills in the education system

64.2032

3. Use of virtual social networks

59.8879

4. Tertiary enrollment

48.8129

5. Adult literacy rate

97.9126

6. AI talent concentration

n/an/a

Businesses

46.15 57

1. Firms with website

41.8276

2. GERD financed by business enterprise

46.4847

3. Knowledge intensive employment

50.6544

4. Annual investment in telecommunication services

76.5666

5. GERD performed by business enterprise

15.2338

Governments

44.39 67

1. Government online services

76.3746

2. Publication and use of open data

38.2441

3. Government promotion of investment in emerging tech

45.6150

4. R&D expenditure by governments and higher education

17.3677
Pillar: Governance 67.50
SCORERANK

Trust

53.48 55

1. Secure internet servers

86.0214

2. Cybersecurity

66.8183

3. Online access to financial account

16.2392

4. Internet shopping

44.8843

Regulation

77.61 30

1. Regulatory quality

54.9345

2. ICT regulatory environment

92.9425

3. Regulation of emerging technologies

58.9541

4. E-commerce legislation

100.001

5. Privacy protection by law content

81.2529

Inclusion

71.41 52

1. E-Participation

88.8923

2. Socioeconomic gap in use of digital payments

67.2672

3. Availability of local online content

78.1336

4. Gender gap in Internet use

67.3270

5. Rural gap in uses of digital payments

55.4579
Pillar: Impact 57.07
SCORERANK

Economy

42.05 39

1. High-tech and medium-high-tech manufacturing

29.6553

2. High-tech exports

48.4635

3. PCT patent applications

9.0845

4. Domestic market size

50.6068

5. Prevalence of gig economy

63.9524

6. ICT services exports

50.5818

Quality of life

66.91 71

1. Happiness

57.7577

2. Freedom to make life choices

79.0246

3. Income inequality

57.0480

4. Healthy life expectancy at birth

73.8360

SDG Contribution

62.24 71

1. SDG 3: Good Health and Well-Being

68.1468

2. SDG 4: Quality Education

40.0449

3. SDG 5: Women's economic opportunity

86.8435

4. SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy

71.4392

4. SDDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

44.76103

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