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Bulgaria

Bulgaria Culture Stats

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  • Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > All drinks: Average liters of pure alcohol consumed annually from legally and illegally produced alcohol, by the population above 14 years of age. The consumption of tourists is excluded for countries with more tourists per year than resident population.
  • Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Beer: Average liters of pure alcohol consumed annually in the form of beer, by the population above 14 years of age.
  • Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Homemade and illegal drinks: Average liters of pure alcohol consumed annually in the form of “unrecorded alcohol” by the population above 14 years of age. The consumption of tourists is excluded for countries with more tourists per year than resident population.
    “Unrecorded alcohol” is not taxed and is outside of governmental control. It includes alcohol that is homemade (legally or illegally), smuggled or obtained through cross-border shopping. Data is collected through investigations and expert judgment.
  • Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Legal sources: Average liters of pure alcohol consumed annually in the form of “recorded alcohol” by the population above 14 years of age. The consumption of tourists is excluded for countries with more tourists per year than resident population. “Recorded alcohol” is taxed and within governmental control. It excludes alcohol that is homemade (legally or illegally), smuggled or obtained through cross-border shopping.
  • Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Other alcoholic drinks: Average liters of pure alcohol consumed annually from beverages other than wine, beer and spirits, by the population above 14 years of age.
  • Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Spirits: Average liters of pure alcohol consumed annually in the form of spirits, by population above 14 years of age (excludes illegally produced spirits).
  • Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Wine: Average liters of pure alcohol consumed in the form of wine by population above 14 years of age.
  • Food and drink > Alcohol > Litres of pure alcohol drunk per year: Alcohol consumption among adults (over 15 years) (litres of pure alcohol per year).
  • Food and drink > Beer consumption: Total national beer consumption (litres).
  • Food and drink > Fast food > McDonalds > First outlet date: The date when the first McDonald's outlet opened in each country.
  • Food and drink > Fast food outlets > KFC > Notes:

    Facts and peculiarities about KFC outlets in each country.  

  • Food and drink > Fast food outlets > KFC > Owner or major operator: Name of the company that operates KFC franchises in each country. It should be noted that some countries, such as France, Great Britain, and Germany are operated by Yum! International, an offshoot of the Yum! Corporation, which owns KFC. Other countries are operated by separate corporations such as the Americana Group, which controls KFC franchises in nearly all Middle Eastern countries.
  • Food and drink > Fast food outlets > KFC > Year entered: Year in which the first KFC opened in each country. 
  • Food and drink > Honey consumption: Metric tons of honey consumed by each country in 2005.
  • Food and drink > Milk consumption per capita: Milk Consumption per Capita (kg).
  • Happy Planet Index: The Happy Planet Index (HPI) is calculated from three components: Perceived well-being, life expectancy and ecological footprint. A higher value indicates a happier population.
  • Pets > Animal cropping (legal status): The legal status of animal cropping by country. Cropping is the removal of part or all of the external, visible flap of the ear of an animal. It is most commonly performed on dogs.
  • Pets > Animal cropping ban or restriction date: Indicates since when animal cropping is banned or restricted by law. Cropping is the removal of part or all of the external, visible flap of the ear of an animal. It is most commonly performed on dogs.
  • Sexuality > Homosexuality > Anti-discrimination laws: Anti-discrimination (sexual orientation).

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  • Sexuality > Homosexuality > Legality of homosexual acts: Same-sex sexual activity.

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  • Sexuality > Homosexuality > Recognition of gay relationships: Recognition of relationships.

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  • Sexuality > Homosexuality > Same-sex adoption: Same-sex adoption.

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  • Sexuality > Homosexuality > Same-sex marriage: Same-sex marriage.

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  • Smoking > Cigarettes per adult per year: This list compares the average annual consumption of cigarettes per adult in countries around the world. Ten european countries top the list, all located at the East of the continent, with the exception of Greece. Developed asian countries like China, South Korea and Japan also register high cigarette consumption, while Africa hosts the countries with less consumption.
  • Smoking > Tobacco vending machine legal status: This stat shows the legal status of cigarette vending machines, i.e. where they can be located, their requirements of use and the minimal legal age to purchase from them. Several countries have banned these machines altogether, with examples including France and several eastern European countries, like Estonia, Georgia, Croatia, Poland, Latvia and Lithuania.
  • Tobacco > Purchase age: Purchase age.

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  • World Heritage Sites: Cultural sites.

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > All drinks 12.44 2005 26th out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Beer 3.53 2005 44th out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Homemade and illegal drinks 1.2 2005 89th out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Legal sources 11.24 2005 19th out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Other alcoholic drinks 0.1 2005 67th out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Spirits 4.88 2005 16th out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Wine 2.44 2005 30th out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Litres of pure alcohol drunk per year 5.86 2003 64th out of 178
Food and drink > Beer consumption 521 million L 2014 24th out of 40
Food and drink > Fast food > McDonalds > First outlet date December 10, 1994 2011
Food and drink > Fast food outlets > KFC > Notes First store opened in Sofia . The first international fast food brand in Bulgaria. 2014
Food and drink > Fast food outlets > KFC > Owner or major operator Samex Ltd. 2014
Food and drink > Fast food outlets > KFC > Year entered 1,994 2014 14th out of 22
Food and drink > Honey consumption 2,000 metric tons 2005 27th out of 29
Food and drink > Milk consumption per capita 151.75 kg 2007 50th out of 99
Happy Planet Index 42 2009 82nd out of 143
Pets > Animal cropping (legal status) Banned 2001
Pets > Animal cropping ban or restriction date 2008 2001
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Anti-discrimination laws All 2014
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Legality of homosexual acts Legal since 1968 UN decl. sign. 2014
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Recognition of gay relationships No 2014
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Same-sex adoption Single gay persons may adopt 2014
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Same-sex marriage No, constitutional ban 2014
Smoking > Cigarettes per adult per year 2,822 2014 2nd out of 184
Smoking > Tobacco vending machine legal status None present 2008
Tobacco > Purchase age 18 2014 23th out of 88
World Heritage Sites 7 2014 29th out of 140

SOURCES: Global status report on alcohol and health, World Health Organisation, 2011. p. 273 ff.; Global status report on alcohol and health, World Health Organisation, 2011. p. 273 ff.; Global status report on alcohol and health, World Health Organisation, 2011. p. 273 ff. ; Global status report on alcohol and health, World Health Organisation. p. 273 ff. ; World Health Organization. Source tables; Per Capita Beer Consumption by Country in 2012, Kirin Holdings Company. Table 3.; Wikipedia: List of countries with McDonald's restaurants (Countries and territories with a McDonald's outlet); Wikipedia: List of countries with KFC franchises (Africa); Wikipedia: List of countries with KFC franchises (Asia); Wikipedia: Beekeeping (World honey production and consumption); Wikipedia: List of countries by milk consumption per capita ("Countries by milk consumption per capita" . "Countries by consumptions per capita" .); http://www.happyplanetindex.org/data/; Wikipedia: Cropping (animal) (Status by country); Wikipedia: LGBT rights by country or territory (Australasia); Wikipedia: LGBT rights by country or territory (Central Asia); Wikipedia: LGBT rights in Asia (Central Asia); Wikipedia: LGBT rights by country or territory (Central Europe); Wikipedia: List of countries by cigarette consumption per capita (List); Wikipedia: Cigarette machine (Tobacco vending machine prevalence by country) ("Japanese smokers to face age test" . BBC . 2008-12-06 . Retrieved 2008-03-07 .); Wikipedia: Smoking age; Wikipedia: Table of World Heritage Sites by country (Table of World Heritage Sites)

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Bulgaria Culture Profiles (Subcategories)

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