The Mining of coal and lignite industry in Bulgaria was represented by 25 companies at the end of 2018, compared to 25 in the previous year and 25 in 2016.
The industry's net profit amounted to BGN 16,224,000 in 2018.
The industry's total revenue was BGN 1,293,875,000 in 2018, down by 3.01% compared to the previous year.
The combined costs of the companies in the Mining of coal and lignite industry reached BGN 1,276,822,000 in 2018, down by 2.50% year-on-year.
The industry's total revenue makes up 1.31% to the country's Gross domestic product (GDP) in 2018, compared to 1.39% for 2017 and 1.35% in 2016.
A total of 16,493 people were employed in the Mining of coal and lignite industry in 2018, compared to 10,285 in 2017 and 18,035 in 2016.
Most of the companies in the industry are based in Simitli, followed by Sofia and Pernik.