The Manufacture of wearing apparel industry in Bulgaria was represented by 4,479 companies at the end of 2016, compared to 4,441 in the previous year and 4,476 in 2014.
The industry's net profit amounted to BGN 197,595,000 in 2016.
The industry's total revenue was BGN 2,786,768,000 in 2016, up by 5.95% compared to the previous year.
The combined costs of the companies in the Manufacture of wearing apparel industry reached BGN 2,565,680,000 in 2016, up by 5.64% year-on-year.
The industry's total revenue makes up 3.32% to the country's Gross domestic product (GDP) in 2016, compared to 3.26% for 2015 and 3.49% in 2014.
A total of 90,713 people were employed in the Manufacture of wearing apparel industry in 2016, compared to 97,853 in 2015 and 98,596 in 2014.
Most of the companies in the industry are based in Sofia, followed by Plovdiv and Haskovo.