The incomes of the Bulgarian households increased with nine percent
Last update: 2009-05-22 00:47:14
The Bulgarian statistics institute announced that the incomes of the Bulgarian households increased with nine percent for the last year.
The major part of the family`s incomes are formed from salaries and pensions. The salaries represent 54.8 % of the whole family budget, while the pensions - 26.9 %. The earnings from self employment decreased with 1.3 % compared to the same period last year.
According to the Statistics Institute largest is the share of the expenses for food and bills - energy, gas, water - almost 50 % percent of all expenses. Compared to last year the expenses for health care have increased with 10 %. Meanwhile the amount of money spends on transport and phone taxes have decreased with 6.8 %. The Bulgarian households have spend more than 10 % less for clothing and shoes.