The Rental and leasing activities industry in Bulgaria was represented by 3,158 companies at the end of 2017, compared to 2,949 in the previous year and 2,680 in 2015.
The industry's net profit amounted to BGN 17,155,000 in 2017.
The industry's total revenue was BGN 892,889,000 in 2017, up by 32.19% compared to the previous year.
The combined costs of the companies in the Rental and leasing activities industry reached BGN 867,413,000 in 2017, up by 32.96% year-on-year.
The industry's total revenue makes up 1.03% to the country's Gross domestic product (GDP) in 2017, compared to 0.81% for 2016 and 0.87% in 2015.
A total of 3,427 people were employed in the Rental and leasing activities industry in 2017, compared to 2,880 in 2016 and 2,818 in 2015.
Most of the companies in the industry are based in Sofia, followed by Varna and Plovdiv.