District Blagoevgrad


 
district: BLAGOEVGRAD (BLG)
Domains Indicators Years
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Demographic statistics Population as of 31.12. - Total (number) 318 110 315 577 312 831 310 321 307 882
Population as of 31.12. - Мale (number) 155 880 154 280 152 762 151 342 150 007
Population as of 31.12. - Female (number) 162 230 161 297 160 069 158 979 157 875
Natural increase rate (per 1 000 persons of the population) - ‰ -2.7 -3.6 -3.5 -3.5 -4.6
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) - ‰ 7.6 6.4 5.3 7.1 3.7
Mortality rate - Total (per 1 000 population) - ‰ 11.7 12.9 13.0 12.6 13.3
Mortality rate - Male (per 1 000 population) - ‰ 12.8 14.3 14.4 13.9 14.6
Mortality rate - Female (per 1 000 population) - ‰ 10.7 11.4 11.6 11.4 12.0
Labour market Average annual number of employees under labour contract (number) 88 589 89 016 89 286 89 355 89 746
Average annual wages and salaries of the employees under labour contract (Levs) 6 566 6 818 7 181 7 658 8 297
Economic activity rate - 15 - 64 completed years (%) 73.2 73.0 70.8 69.8 72.6
Employment rate - 15 - 64 completed years (%) 63.3 62.6 63.4 64.0 69.2
Unemployment rate (%) 13.5 14.1 10.3 8.3 4.6
Unemployed persons registered at the labour offices as of 31.12. (number) 22 690 21 523 20 895 16 535 16 228
Relative share of the population aged between 25 and 64 years with higher education (%) 18.0 19.6 19.5 19.4 19.9
Relative share of the population aged between 25 and 64 years with secondary education (%) 60.0 56.6 57.7 58.8 60.5
Relative share of the population aged between 25 and 64 years with primary or lower education (%) 22.0 23.8 22.8 21.9 19.6
Health services Hospitals as of 31.12. (number) 12 13 13 12 11
Hospital beds in the hospital establishments as of 31.12. (number) 1 459 1 617 1 608 1 604 1 603
Physicians in health establishments as of 31.12. per 10 000 population (number) 28.8 29.8 31.5 30.3 30.7
Education Schools (primary, lower and upper secondary educations stage) 1) * 130 130 128 127 124
Enrolments in all type of schools (primary, lower and upper secondary educations stage) 1) * 34 916 34 890 34 879 35 249 34 940
Group net enrolment rate of the children in kindergartens 1) ** 87.8 89.3 88.2 88.8 89.2
Investments Foreign direct investment in non-financial enterprises at cumulative base as of 31.12. (thousand EUR) 353 627.1 384 666.4 446 364.4 482 986.7 474 396.6
Expenditure on acquisition of tangible fixed assets (thousand Levs) 2) 425 974 495 204 560 486 427 467 487 138
Non-financial enterprises Turnover (thousand Levs) *** 5 294 646 5 642 119 6 410 596 6 554 553 7 379 929
Output (thousand Levs) *** 3 961 516 4 206 879 4 805 617 4 876 689 5 579 173
Value added at factor cost (thousand Levs) *** 1 123 652 1 135 734 1 373 276 1 476 922 1 555 133
Relative share of enterprises with up to 9 persons employed in total number of enterprises in the district (%) 92.9 93.4 93.3 93.7 93.5
Relative share of enterprises with 10-49 employees in total number of enterprises in the district (%) 5.8 5.4 5.6 5.3 5.5
Relative share of enterprises with 50-249 employees in total number of enterprises in the district (%) 1.2 1.1 1.0 0.9 0.9
Relative share of enterprises with more than 250 employees in total number of enterprises in the district (%) 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Transport Length of motorways (km) - - 19 19 19
Length of category I roads (km) 87 87 74 75 75
Length of category II roads (km) 153 153 152 152 152
Length of category III roads (km) 426 426 432 434 434
Length of railway lines (km) 162 162 161 161 161
R & D Expenditure on research and development (R & D) (thousand Levs) **** 3 045 3 421 4 079 5 291 4 770
Staff engaged in research and development (R & D) (number) **** 628 587 613 676 688
Information Society Relative share of households with Internet access (%) 60.5 61.9 63.3 64.0 63.3
Relative share of individuals aged 16-74, regulary using internet (every day or at least once per week) (%) 51.1 54.3 55.6 57.0 61.3
Housing fund Residential buildings (number) 79 152 79 172 79 214 79 237 79 255
Dwellings (number) 140 109 140 231 140 431 140 474 140 506
Tourism Accommodation establishments (number) 255 287 299 289 266
Nights spent - total (number) 1 092 589 1 163 068 1 203 329 1 353 443 1 379 465

1) Reference date of the data is 1st of October for the respective school year.
2) Incl. purchase of land.
* From 2017/2018 school year there is a break in the time series due to changes in the national education system. The data are not comparable to the previous school years.
** Calculated as per cent of number of enrolments in pre-primary education - age group 3-6 years to the number of population in the same age group.
*** The indicators are calculated according to the methodology of Structural business statistics for all non-financial enterprises which have submitted annual reports on their activities in the NSI.
**** The data for 2017 are preliminary.
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28.12.2018