Children in crеches by age and statistical regions



CHILDREN IN CRECHES BY AGE AND STATISTICAL REGIONS IN 2017 1
(Number)
Statistical regions
Age (in completed years)
Children
Number of entrants As of 31.12.
Total
Total number of children 30 490 32 429
Of which:
1 year 7 765 5 551
2 years 22 309 26 365
Severozapaden
Total number of children 3 121 3 210
Of which:
1 year 889 563
2 years 2 149 2 486
Severen tsentralen
Total number of children 2 968 2 879
Of which:
1 year 672 356
2 years 2 252 2 484
Severoiztochen
Total number of children 3 831 4 065
Of which:
1 year 1 091 550
2 years 2 696 3 468
Yugoiztochen
Total number of children 4 335 4 344
Of which:
1 year 1 004 548
2 years 3 281 3 751
Yugozapaden
Total number of children 11 245 12 810
Of which:
1 year 3 002 2 963
2 years 8 116 9 715
Yuzhen tsentralen
Total number of children 4 990 5 121
Of which:
1 year 1 107 571
2 years 3 815 4 461

1 Incl. chidren in combined children’s establishments.
27.04.2018
Creches - Children entered in crеches, Children in crеches at the end of the year, Crеches and Places in crеches
Contact
Contact organisation

National Statistical Institute

Contact organisation unit

"Health and Justice Statistics" Department

Contact name

Larisa Petkova

Contact person function

Chief Expert

Contact mail address

2, P. Volov Str.; 1038 Sofia, Bulgaria

Contact email address

lpetkova@nsi.bg

Contact phone number

+359 2 9857 409

Contact fax number
Metadata update
Metadata last certified27 April 2018
Metadata last posted27 April 2018
Metadata last update27 April 2018
Statistical presentation
Data description

Data on number of establishments and places in crеches, personnel, and number of children as well as their distribution by age are collected. Creches are set up to support families in raising children up to the age of three years and to ensure their normal physical and mental development. Groups for children could be opened at daily and weekly kindergartens as the organization of work there does not differ from the work of detached creches.

Classification system

· Classification of Territorial Units for Statistical Purposes in Bulgaria (NUTS);

· Unified Classification of Administrative-Territorial and Territorial Units (UCATTU).

Sector coverage

All crеches and groups in kindergartens are covered.

Statistical concepts and definitions

Crеches are organizationally separate structures, in which medical and other specialists raise, educate and train children aged from three months to three years. The coverage of children grown in crеches is expressed by ratio of the number of children aged up to 3 years attending separate crеches and nursery groups at kindergartens per 100 of children of the same age group of the total population.

Statistical unit

A crеche or nursery group at kindergarten.

Statistical population

All crеches and nursery groups at kindergartens in Bulgaria are covered.

Reference area

For the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria. Аt statistical processing data about crеches are distributed regionally according to administrative territorial division of the country (municipalities, districts, statistical regions).

Time coverage

2001-2017

Base period

Not applicable

Unit of measure

Number

Reference period

Year

Institutional mandate
Legal acts and other agreements

· Law on Statistics;

· Law on Health;

· Ordinance № 1/27.02.2013 of the Minister of Health for the provision of medico-statistical information and information on health establishments medical activities;

· Ordinance № 26 of 18.10.2008 on the structure and activity of the crеches.

Data sharing

Not applicable.

Confidentiality
Confidentiality - policy

· Law on Statistics;

· Regulation (EC) No 223/2009 on European statistics (recital 24 and Article 20(4)) of 11 March 2009 (OJ L 87, p. 164), stipulates the need to establish common principles and guidelines ensuring the confidentiality of data used for the production of European statistics and the access to those confidential data with due account for technical developments and the requirements of users in a democratic society.

Confidentiality - data treatment

Individual data is not published in conformity with Art. 25 of the Law on Statistics. The publishing of individual data can be performed only in accordance with Art. 26 of the same law.

Release policy
Release calendar

The date for publication of statistical information is listed in the Release Calendar presenting the results of the statistical surveys carried out by the National Statistical Institute.

Release calendar access

The calendar is available on the NSI website: http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/480

User access

Data on crеches is published on the NSI website, section Health in accordance with the Law on Statistics and the European Statistics Code of Practice respecting the professional independence and aiming at objectivity, transparency and equal treatment of all consumers.

Frequency of dissemination

Yearly

Accessibility and clarity
News release

Annual press release.

Publications

· Health Services;

· Statistical Yearbook;

· Statistical Reference Book;

· Regions, districts and municipalities in the Republic of Bulgaria;

· "Bulgaria" (brochure).

On-line database

Data on Creches are available to all users of the NSI website under the heading Health - Creches: http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/5608

Micro-data access

Not applicable.

Other

Information service upon request, according to the Rules for the dissemination of statistical products and services in NSI.

Documentation on methodology

Methodological notes: http://www.nsi.bg/sites/default/files/files/metadata/Zdr_5_Methodology_EN.pdf

Quality documentation

Not available.

Quality management
Quality assurance

Not applicable.

Quality assessment

Not applicable.

Relevance
User needs

Via the annually completed questionnaires survey data are provided to UNICEF and other international organizations.

At national and regional level the main users of the data are the National Assembly, the authorities of the central executive and local power, the State Agency for Child Protection. Annually data are also provided to the Ministry of Health and its territorial divisions - Regional health inspectorates and the National Center for Public Health and Analyses, as they are responsible for policy making in health at national and regional level.

Upon requests for specific data, the data is available to research institutes, universities, NGOs and others.

User satisfaction

Not applicable.

Completeness

Exhaustive survey.

Accuracy and reliability
Overall accuracy

Not applicable.

Sampling error

Not applicable.

Non-sampling error

Not applicable.

Timeliness and punctuality
Timeliness

T+5 months.

Punctuality

Data are disseminated according to the Release Calendar presenting the results of the statistical surveys carried out by the National Statistical Institute.

Coherence and comparability
Comparability - geographical

Data are comparable.

Comparability - over time

The data are comparable beginning year 2001.

Coherence - cross domain

Not applicable.

Coherence - internal

Not applicable.

Cost and burden

Not applicable.

Data revision
Data revision - policy

Not applicable.

Data revision - practice

Not applicable.

Statistical processing
Source data

Data source is a reporting form provided by crеches.

Frequency of data collection

Yearly.

Data collection

Reporting forms are submitted by Regional health inspections which are Bodies of Statistics.

Data validation

Not applicable.

Data compilation

Data processing is centralized at national level.

Adjustment

Not applicable.

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    The number of out-patient health establishments was 2 043 with 1 263 beds and other health establishments were 144 with 2 179 beds in them.

    At the end of 2017 30 078 physicians were in practice under the basic labour contracts in health establishments. Dentists were 8 355, as 7 456 worked in practices that had signed contract with National Health Insurance Fund. Medical specialists on ‘Health cares’ who worked on a basic labour contract in health establishments were 46 702. 30 955 of them were nurses and 3 207 - midwives.

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    The number of detached crèches and groups in kindergartens functioning in the country as of 31.12.2017 was 837 with 32 970 places in them.

    The number of children accommodated in crèches at the end of the year was 32 429. 16 738 of them were boys, and 15 691 - girls.

    The total number of places in crèches per 100 children aged up to 3 years as of 31.12.2017 was 16.9 and the coverage of children brought up in crèches - 16.6 per 100 children aged up to 3 years.

  • Friday, 16 June 2017 - 11:00

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    At the end of 2016 29 539 physicians were in practice under the basic labour contracts in health establishments. Dentists were 8 011, as 7 174 worked in practices that had signed contract with National Health Insurance Fund. Medical specialists on 'Health cares' who worked on a basic labour contract in health establishments were 46 930. 30 976 of them were nurses and 3 254 - midwives.

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    The number of detached crèches and groups in kindergartens functioning in the country as of 31.12.2016 was 829 with 32 611 places in them. The number of places in the country has increased with 571, or with 1.8% compared to the previous year.

    The number of children accommodated in crèches at the end of the year was 32 476. 16 851 of them were boys, and 15 625 - girls.

    The total number of places in crèches per 100 children aged up to 3 years as of 31.12.2016 was 16.5 and the coverage of children brought up in crèches - 16.4 per 100 children aged up to 3 years.

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  • Friday, 17 June 2016 - 11:00

    According to the preliminary data of the NSI the number of health establishments for hospital aid as of 31.12.2015 was 348 with 51 933 beds. 322 of them were hospitals with 49 028 beds.

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    The number of health establishments for hospital aid as of 31.12.2014 was 349 with 51 505 beds. 323 of them were hospitals with 48 680 beds.

    The number of out-patient health establishments was 1 931 with 956 beds and other health establishments were 145 - 3 160 beds in them.

    At the end of 2014 28 842 physicians were in practice under the basic labour contracts in health establishments.

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    As of 31.12.2014 it was as follow: 
    12 827 (44.5%) were males and 16 015 (55.5%) - females.
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    The number of detached crèches and groups in kindergartens functioning in the country as of 31.12.2014 was 794 with 30 524 places in them. The number of places in the country has increased with 404, or with 1.3% compared to the previous year.

    The number of children accommodated in crèches at the end of the year was 31 489. 16 167 of them were boys, and - 15 322 girls.

    The coverage of children brought up in crèches at the end of 2014 was 15.8%.

  • Friday, 3 April 2015 - 11:00

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