The Legal and accounting activities industry in Bulgaria was represented by 14,425 companies at the end of 2018, compared to 13,958 in the previous year and 13,244 in 2016.
The industry's net profit amounted to BGN 263,488,000 in 2018.
The industry's total revenue was BGN 1,217,216,000 in 2018, up by 7.07% compared to the previous year.
The combined costs of the companies in the Legal and accounting activities industry reached BGN 926,709,000 in 2018, up by 8.45% year-on-year.
The industry's total revenue makes up 1.23% to the country's Gross domestic product (GDP) in 2018, compared to 1.18% for 2017 and 1.10% in 2016.
A total of 37,131 people were employed in the Legal and accounting activities industry in 2018, compared to 20,607 in 2017 and 20,005 in 2016.
Most of the companies in the industry are based in Sofia, followed by Varna and Plovdiv.