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Bulgaria

(Flag of Bulgaria) Population 7,284,552
GDP EUR 39,940 mil.
GDP per capita EUR 5,483
Share in imports of goods to the EU 0.60 %
Net income from the EU EUR 1,393.59 mil.
Net income from the EU in % of GDP 3.49 %
Net income from the EU per capita 191.31

In 2015 the taxpayers of Bulgaria received from the European Union  303 euros per head over what they contributed. Since its accession to the EU the country has received from the European Union EUR 9084 million over what it has contributed. Select a year in the upper right-hand corner to see details for other years.

Note that this breakdown compares fiscal transfers only and does not include other costs and benefits connected with membership in the EU (administrative costs, co-funding of EU projects, effects of EU legislation on domestic prices etc.).

Republic of Bulgaria is a member of the European Union since January 2007, when it left the Central European Free Trade Agreement (CEFTA). Bulgaria's Accession Treaty is available here.

Payment in mil EUR in % of GDP in EUR per capita
GNI-based own resource -336.00 -0.84 -46.13
Customs and Agriculture duties paid by taxpayers -121.31 -0.30 -16.65
VAT-based own resource -60.00 -0.15 -8.24
Reduction in GNI-own resource granted to NL and SE -25.50 -0.06 -3.50
UK correction (= the "rebate") -24.00 -0.06 -3.29
Sugar levies -0.50 0.00 -0.07
European Central Bank - Capital 0.00 0.00 0.00
Citizenship 3.20 0.01 0.44
Freedom, security, justice 11.90 0.03 1.63
The EU as a global player 16.20 0.04 2.22
Competitiveness 95.40 0.24 13.10
Cohesion 891.00 2.23 122.31
Natural resources (=farm subsidies) 943.20 2.36 129.48
in EUR per capita in mil EUR in % of GDP

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