According to the preliminary results of the 2021 census, the total population of Bulgaria decreased from 7.36 million in 2011 to 6.52 million (minus 11.46%). Dobrič province shows the highest decline by -26.3%. Sofia City is the only province with a growing population (+14.65%).
The provinces of Bulgaria as well as all Bulgarian cities and towns exceeding 15,000 inhabitants.
1985, 1992, 2001, 2011 census, 2020 estimate/2021 census
The population of the provinces and municipalites of Bulgaria.
2001, 2011 census, 2020 estimate
The municipalities as well as all cities, towns and villages with 50 inhabitants or more – 2001, 2011 census, 2020 estimate