Bulgaria has a population of 7.3 million people, and a land mass of 108 000 km2. Life expectancy is 74 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 7350, the country is classified as a higher middle income country. The country's GDP grew in 2016 with 3.4%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 52.3 billion.
Bulgaria is ranked at place 39 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 189 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Bulgaria is ranked at place 69, out of 167 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Bulgaria in 2016 were NOK 295 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Bulgaria at a value of 625 million.