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BULGARIA (BG)
Domains Indicators Years
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Demographic statistics Population as of 31.12. - Total (number) 7 245 677 7 202 198 7 153 784 7 101 859 7 050 034
Population as of 31.12. - Мale (number) 3 524 945 3 502 015 3 477 177 3 449 978 3 422 409
Population as of 31.12. - Female (number) 3 720 732 3 700 183 3 676 607 3 651 881 3 627 625
Natural increase rate (per 1 000 persons of the population) - ‰ -5.2 -5.7 -6.2 -6.0 -6.5
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) - ‰ 7.3 7.6 6.6 6.5 6.4
Mortality rate - Total (per 1 000 population) - ‰ 14.4 15.1 15.3 15.1 15.5
Mortality rate - Male (per 1 000 population) - ‰ 15.5 16.1 16.3 16.2 16.5
Mortality rate - Female (per 1 000 population) - ‰ 13.3 14.1 14.4 14.0 14.6
Labour market Average annual number of employees under labour contract (number) 2 226 403 2 240 544 2 254 768 2 277 345 2 308 129
Average annual wages and salaries of the employees under labour contract (Levs) 9 301 9 860 10 535 11 379 12 448
Economic activity rate - 15 - 64 completed years (%) 68.4 69.0 69.3 68.7 71.3
Employment rate - 15 - 64 completed years (%) 59.5 61.0 62.9 63.4 66.9
Unemployment rate (%) 12.9 11.4 9.1 7.6 6.2
Unemployed persons registered at the labour offices as of 31.12. (number) 386 177 351 051 328 921 261 015 232 066
Relative share of the population aged between 25 and 64 years with higher education (%) 25.6 27.0 27.5 27.7 27.8
Relative share of the population aged between 25 and 64 years with secondary education (%) 56.3 54.1 54.4 54.6 55.0
Relative share of the population aged between 25 and 64 years with primary or lower education (%) 18.2 18.9 18.1 17.7 17.2
Health services Hospitals as of 31.12. (number) 1) 342 349 348 345 346
Hospital beds in the hospital establishments as of 31.12. (number) 2) 49 522 51 505 51 933 51 816 52 744
Physicians in health establishments as of 31.12. per 10 000 population (number) 3) 39.9 40.0 40.6 41.6 42.7
Education Schools (primary, lower and upper secondary educations stage) 4) * 2 548 2 529 2 511 2 470 2 384
Enrolments in all type of schools (primary, lower and upper secondary educations stage) 4) * 749 000 747 476 739 927 739 101 729 529
Group net enrolment rate of the children in kindergartens 4) ** 83.6 82.9 81.0 79.4 78.4
Investments Foreign direct investment in non-financial enterprises at cumulative base as of 31.12. (thousand EUR) 23 339 733.1 21 581 579.6 23 163 272.7 23 508 864.9 24 475 195.8
Expenditure on acquisition of tangible fixed assets (thousand Levs) 5) 18 089 215 20 123 833 21 191 026 17 671 830 17 628 630
Non-financial enterprises Turnover (thousand Levs) *** 227 000 747 235 121 539 250 684 480 248 686 087 273 820 986
Output (thousand Levs) *** 136 398 987 141 783 781 153 275 119 151 283 795 168 150 221
Value added at factor cost (thousand Levs) *** 41 439 269 43 913 202 50 094 322 54 032 636 59 980 461
Relative share of enterprises with up to 9 persons employed in total number of enterprises in the district (%) 92.3 92.4 92.4 92.6 92.5
Relative share of enterprises with 10-49 employees in total number of enterprises in the district (%) 6.2 6.2 6.2 6.1 6.2
Relative share of enterprises with 50-249 employees in total number of enterprises in the district (%) 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.1 1.1
Relative share of enterprises with more than 250 employees in total number of enterprises in the district (%) 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Transport Length of motorways (km) 605 610 734 740 734
Length of category I roads (km) 2 975 2 965 2 954 2 983 2 928
Length of category II roads (km) 4 035 4 042 4 025 4 028 4 028
Length of category III roads (km) 12 063 12 111 12 140 12 151 12 171
Length of railway lines (km) 4 032 4 023 4 019 4 029 4 030
R & D Expenditure on research and development (R & D) (thousand Levs) 521 682 664 829 850 457 734 274 760 234
Staff engaged in research and development (R & D) (number) 22 307 25 484 29 591 32 306 31 221
Information Society Relative share of households with Internet access (%) 53.7 56.7 59.1 63.5 67.3
Relative share of individuals aged 16-74, regulary using internet (every day or at least once per week) (%) 51.2 53.7 54.6 58.1 61.9
Housing fund Residential buildings (number) 2 067 790 2 069 867 2 071 699 2 073 445 2 075 161
Dwellings (number) 3 918 241 3 927 769 3 935 105 3 943 989 3 951 806
Tourism Accommodation establishments (number) 2 953 3 163 3 202 3 331 3 346
Nights spent - total (number) 21 617 474 21 698 391 21 397 816 25 185 996 26 054 096

1) Hospital establishments attached to other offices are included in the total number but not included in the distribution by disticts.
2) Hospital estabishment's beds atached to the other offices are included in the total number but not included in the distribution by statistical districts.
3) Physicians in the hospital establishment atached to the other offices are included in the total number but are not distibuted by statistical disricts.
4) Reference date of the data is 1st of October for the respective school year.
5) 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.
08.03.2019