The Water transport industry in Bulgaria was represented by 88 companies at the end of 2016, compared to 71 in the previous year and 59 in 2014.
The industry's net profit amounted to BGN 53,388,000 in 2016.
The industry's total revenue was BGN 254,110,000 in 2016, up by 3.43% compared to the previous year.
The combined costs of the companies in the Water transport industry reached BGN 196,239,000 in 2016, down by 2.12% year-on-year.
The industry's total revenue makes up 0.3% to the country's Gross domestic product (GDP) in 2016, compared to 0.30% for 2015 and 0.32% in 2014.
A total of 1,553 people were employed in the Water transport industry in 2016, compared to 1,397 in 2015 and 1,567 in 2014.
Most of the companies in the industry are based in Ruse, followed by Varna and Sofia.