Bulgaria has a population of 7.1 million people, and a land mass of 108 000 km2. Life expectancy is 74 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 9828, the country is classified as a higher middle income country. The country's GDP grew in 2019 with 3.7%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 68.5 billion.
Bulgaria is ranked at place 61 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 190 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Bulgaria is ranked at place 69, out of 180 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Bulgaria in 2020 were NOK 253 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Bulgaria at a value of NOK876 million.