Key Indicators
Income Group Upper middle-income
Regional Group Europe
Population (Total) 6,948,445
GDP (current US$, millions) 164,095
GDP per capita, PPP (current international $) 23,741

Performance Overview

ISO3

BGR

Country

Bulgaria

Score

56.17

Rank

50

Technology

48.20

People

53.13

Governance

63.61

Impact

59.72

Strength / Weakness

Pillar: Technology 48.20
SCORERANK

Access

65.71 67

1. Mobile tariffs

66.3053

2. Handset prices

57.0060

3. Households with internet access

78.9560

4. SMS sent by population 15-69

70.14103

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

100.0018

6. International internet bandwidth

21.8517

7. Internet access in schools

n/an/a

Content

49.91 38

1. GitHub commits

28.9026

2. Wikipedia edits

72.2138

3. Internet domain registrations

13.6538

4. Mobile apps development

91.9227

5. AI scientific publications

42.9064

Future technologies

28.98 78

1. Adoption of emerging technologies

48.9460

2. Investment in emerging technologies

46.6150

3. Robot density

2.3144

4. Computer software spending

18.0668
Pillar: People 53.13
SCORERANK

Individuals

71.05 37

1. Active mobile broadband subscriptions

74.8669

2. ICT skills

n/an/a

3. Use of virtual social networks

61.6475

4. Tertiary enrollment

49.7827

5. Adult literacy rate

97.9126

Business

43.96 56

1. Firms with website

41.8974

2. GERD financed by business enterprise

53.2935

3. Professionals

40.2442

4. Technicians and associate professionals

39.4055

5. Annual investment in telecommunication services

76.2771

6. GERD performed by business enterprise

12.6937

Governments

44.37 65

1. Government online services

76.3746

2. Publication and use of open data

36.9641

3. Government promotion of investment in emerging tech

45.8549

4. R&D expenditure by governments and higher education

18.3075
Pillar: Governance 63.61
SCORERANK

Trust

49.24 57

1. Secure internet servers

86.0314

2. Cybersecurity

66.8182

3. Online access to financial account

16.2389

4. Internet shopping

27.9147

Regulation

77.16 33

1. Regulatory quality

55.6145

2. ICT regulatory environment

92.9425

3. Legal framework's adaptability to emerging technologies

48.0451

4. E-commerce legislation

100.001

5. Privacy protection by law content

89.2212

Inclusion

64.43 59

1. E-Participation

88.8923

2. Socioeconomic gap in use of digital payments

39.3788

3. Availability of local online content

78.1035

4. Gender gap in Internet use

60.3665

5. Rural gap in uses of digital payments

55.4583
Pillar: Impact 59.72
SCORERANK

Economy

51.98 29

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

27.7854

2. High-tech exports

48.5336

3. PCT patent applications

51.0040

4. Growth rate of GDP per person engaged

68.2831

5. Prevalence of gig economy

67.1723

6. ICT services exports

49.1319

Quality of life

64.27 71

1. Happiness

51.5568

2. Freedom to make life choices

75.2074

3. Income inequality

56.5180

4. Healthy life expectancy at birth

73.8360

SDG Contribution

62.91 61

1. SDG 3: Good Health and Well-Being

62.3083

2. SDG 4: Quality Eduucation

37.7849

3. Females employed with advanced degrees

62.2633

4. SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy

63.7499

4. SDDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

88.5044

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