“Population Grid 2011”
The Bulgarian population grid 2011 was produced by National Statistical Institute of the Republic of Bulgaria (BNSI) as part of the ESSnet project: ”Geostat 1B – representing Census data in European population grid” according the signed Grant Agreement 50502.2009.004-2011.536 between BNSI and European Commission.
Geostat 1B is the second phase of the project GEOSTAT of European Statistical System and European Forum for Geography and Statistics. The project aims at representing various population characteristics of the 2011 population Census in 1 km² harmonized grid datasets and developing guidelines and methods to link census 2011 population statistics to a common European harmonized grid.
Population grid 2011
Resolution: 1 км2
Coordinate system: ETRS89_LAEA
Data format: CSV, Esri Shapefile (*.shp)
Statistical information: Population – total, sex and age groups (0-14, 15-64, 65+)
Population distributed in the grid: 7 364 570
Reference date of the statistical information: 1st of February 2011
Method for population distribution: Aggregation (57.3% from total population); Disaggregation (42.7% from total population)