The Water transport industry in Bulgaria was represented by 87 companies at the end of 2018, compared to 84 in the previous year and 88 in 2016.
The industry's net profit amounted to BGN 29,090,000 in 2018.
The industry's total revenue was BGN 247,383,000 in 2018, up by 5.42% compared to the previous year.
The combined costs of the companies in the Water transport industry reached BGN 214,815,000 in 2018, down by 10.90% year-on-year.
The industry's total revenue makes up 0.25% to the country's Gross domestic product (GDP) in 2018, compared to 0.24% for 2017 and 0.27% in 2016.
A total of 1,370 people were employed in the Water transport industry in 2018, compared to 1,327 in 2017 and 1,553 in 2016.
Most of the companies in the industry are based in Varna, followed by Ruse and Sofia.