The Water collection, treatment and supply industry in Bulgaria was represented by 63 companies at the end of 2018, compared to 64 in the previous year and 65 in 2016.
The industry's net profit amounted to BGN 36,817,000 in 2018.
The industry's total revenue was BGN 771,404,000 in 2018, up by 5.43% compared to the previous year.
The combined costs of the companies in the Water collection, treatment and supply industry reached BGN 729,101,000 in 2018, up by 5.91% year-on-year.
The industry's total revenue makes up 0.78% to the country's Gross domestic product (GDP) in 2018, compared to 0.76% for 2017 and 0.75% in 2016.
A total of 9,688 people were employed in the Water collection, treatment and supply industry in 2018, compared to 10,446 in 2017 and 16,861 in 2016.
Most of the companies in the industry are based in Sofia, followed by Varna and Pazardzhik.