Migration of the population by districts, municipalities and sex



MIGRATION OF THE POPULATION BY DISTRICTS, MUNICIPALITIES AND SEX IN 2018*
(Number)
Districts
Municipalities
Immigrants Emigrants Migration increase
Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total 139 369 62 205 77 164 143 035 64 690 78 345 -3 666 -2 485 -1 181
Blagoevgrad 5 021 2 069 2 952 6 400 2 720 3 680 -1 379 -651 -728
Bansko 317 123 194 297 119 178 20 4 16
Belitsa 122 48 74 206 70 136 -84 -22 -62
Blagoevgrad 1 668 771 897 1 810 746 1 064 -142 25 -167
Gotse Delchev 383 137 246 466 187 279 -83 -50 -33
Garmen 173 56 117 247 99 148 -74 -43 -31
Kresna 67 25 42 148 73 75 -81 -48 -33
Petrich 567 245 322 896 395 501 -329 -150 -179
Razlog 228 83 145 393 181 212 -165 -98 -67
Sandanski 778 327 451 864 386 478 -86 -59 -27
Satovcha 271 72 199 282 117 165 -11 -45 34
Simitli 178 79 99 305 134 171 -127 -55 -72
Strumyani 73 33 40 115 56 59 -42 -23 -19
Hadzhidimovo 85 26 59 166 82 84 -81 -56 -25
Yakoruda 111 44 67 205 75 130 -94 -31 -63
Burgas 9 628 4 197 5 431 9 097 4 125 4 972 531 72 459
Aytos 453 192 261 609 260 349 -156 -68 -88
Burgas 4 113 1 804 2 309 3 750 1 758 1 992 363 46 317
Kameno 267 125 142 244 113 131 23 12 11
Karnobat 464 189 275 512 231 281 -48 -42 -6
Malko Tarnovo 65 29 36 155 61 94 -90 -32 -58
Nesebar 1 469 660 809 981 470 511 488 190 298
Pomorie 661 268 393 546 237 309 115 31 84
Primorsko 213 105 108 200 91 109 13 14 -1
Ruen 512 177 335 715 310 405 -203 -133 -70
Sozopol 598 282 316 430 193 237 168 89 79
Sredets 356 162 194 412 177 235 -56 -15 -41
Sungurlare 330 145 185 317 125 192 13 20 -7
Tsarevo 127 59 68 226 99 127 -99 -40 -59
Varna 9 780 4 462 5 318 8 722 4 113 4 609 1 058 349 709
Avren 263 125 138 322 158 164 -59 -33 -26
Aksakovo 555 254 301 586 277 309 -31 -23 -8
Beloslav 175 83 92 236 108 128 -61 -25 -36
Byala 135 60 75 90 40 50 45 20 25
Varna 6 945 3 221 3 724 5 590 2 689 2 901 1 355 532 823
Vetrino 113 50 63 111 48 63 2 2 0
Valchi Dol 193 92 101 230 105 125 -37 -13 -24
Devnya 181 82 99 191 92 99 -10 -10 0
Dolni Chiflik 297 111 186 410 179 231 -113 -68 -45
Dalgopol 243 102 141 308 137 171 -65 -35 -30
Provadia 465 189 276 463 198 265 2 -9 11
Suvorovo 215 93 122 185 82 103 30 11 19
Veliko Tarnovo 5 144 2 199 2 945 6 327 2 784 3 543 -1 183 -585 -598
Veliko Tarnovo 2 485 1 043 1 442 2 348 1 082 1 266 137 -39 176
Gorna Oryahovitsa 644 299 345 867 386 481 -223 -87 -136
Elena 194 86 108 189 89 100 5 -3 8
Zlataritsa 99 41 58 109 47 62 -10 -6 -4
Lyaskovets 282 103 179 271 111 160 11 -8 19
Pavlikeni 421 193 228 482 214 268 -61 -21 -40
Polski Trambesh 198 88 110 275 112 163 -77 -24 -53
Svishtov 502 203 299 1 406 574 832 -904 -371 -533
Strazhitsa 244 112 132 306 139 167 -62 -27 -35
Suhindol 75 31 44 74 30 44 1 1 0
Vidin 1 994 874 1 120 2 650 1 211 1 439 -656 -337 -319
Belogradchik 115 41 74 182 87 95 -67 -46 -21
Boynitsa 28 12 16 35 17 18 -7 -5 -2
Bregovo 74 35 39 126 67 59 -52 -32 -20
Vidin 1 157 484 673 1 549 718 831 -392 -234 -158
Gramada 58 35 23 87 39 48 -29 -4 -25
Dimovo 140 57 83 237 85 152 -97 -28 -69
Kula 96 48 48 122 59 63 -26 -11 -15
Makresh 69 37 32 47 24 23 22 13 9
Novo Selo 80 38 42 68 27 41 12 11 1
Ruzhintsi 119 62 57 124 53 71 -5 9 -14
Chuprene 58 25 33 73 35 38 -15 -10 -5
Vratsa 3 863 1 694 2 169 5 093 2 301 2 792 -1 230 -607 -623
Borovan 196 90 106 255 111 144 -59 -21 -38
Byala Slatina 426 163 263 680 302 378 -254 -139 -115
Vratsa 1 572 676 896 1 840 881 959 -268 -205 -63
Kozloduy 430 195 235 614 258 356 -184 -63 -121
Krivodol 321 160 161 325 135 190 -4 25 -29
Mezdra 365 157 208 590 248 342 -225 -91 -134
Mizia 141 56 85 222 106 116 -81 -50 -31
Oryahovo 157 87 70 225 110 115 -68 -23 -45
Roman 145 62 83 191 87 104 -46 -25 -21
Hayredin 110 48 62 151 63 88 -41 -15 -26
Gabrovo 1 890 814 1 076 2 297 1 096 1 201 -407 -282 -125
Gabrovo 904 399 505 1 135 545 590 -231 -146 -85
Dryanovo 218 92 126 265 107 158 -47 -15 -32
Sevlievo 590 245 345 628 309 319 -38 -64 26
Tryavna 178 78 100 269 135 134 -91 -57 -34
Dobrich 3 049 1 341 1 708 3 748 1 718 2 030 -699 -377 -322
Balchik 401 174 227 526 248 278 -125 -74 -51
General Toshevo 275 116 159 364 155 209 -89 -39 -50
Dobrich 622 292 330 538 252 286 84 40 44
Dobrich town 1 111 469 642 1 482 695 787 -371 -226 -145
Kavarna 216 92 124 283 136 147 -67 -44 -23
Krushari 62 26 36 153 74 79 -91 -48 -43
Tervel 293 146 147 322 124 198 -29 22 -51
Shabla 69 26 43 80 34 46 -11 -8 -3
Kardzhali 6 107 2 664 3 443 3 786 1 762 2 024 2 321 902 1 419
Ardino 642 286 356 353 172 181 289 114 175
Dzhebel 391 169 222 178 74 104 213 95 118
Kirkovo 819 327 492 493 237 256 326 90 236
Krumovgrad 814 358 456 600 288 312 214 70 144
Kardzhali 2 563 1 162 1 401 1 603 746 857 960 416 544
Momchilgrad 613 262 351 346 147 199 267 115 152
Chernoochene 265 100 165 213 98 115 52 2 50
Kyustendil 2 440 1 275 1 165 2 893 1 299 1 594 -453 -24 -429
Bobovdol 160 83 77 259 127 132 -99 -44 -55
Boboshevo 49 26 23 94 45 49 -45 -19 -26
Dupnitsa 625 264 361 909 402 507 -284 -138 -146
Kocherinovo 151 67 84 156 69 87 -5 -2 -3
Kyustendil 1 202 710 492 1 152 525 627 50 185 -135
Nevestino 83 56 27 53 21 32 30 35 -5
Rila 50 20 30 70 32 38 -20 -12 -8
Sapareva Banya 82 30 52 150 53 97 -68 -23 -45
Treklyano 38 19 19 50 25 25 -12 -6 -6
Lovech 2 181 950 1 231 2 815 1 213 1 602 -634 -263 -371
Apriltsi 43 15 28 54 25 29 -11 -10 -1
Letnitsa 83 38 45 78 32 46 5 6 -1
Lovech 717 312 405 1 002 451 551 -285 -139 -146
Lukovit 311 128 183 361 167 194 -50 -39 -11
Teteven 291 122 169 409 157 252 -118 -35 -83
Troyan 515 247 268 624 253 371 -109 -6 -103
Ugarchin 104 43 61 140 59 81 -36 -16 -20
Yablanitsa 117 45 72 147 69 78 -30 -24 -6
Montana 2 682 1 147 1 535 3 422 1 566 1 856 -740 -419 -321
Berkovitsa 324 130 194 386 175 211 -62 -45 -17
Boychinovtsi 279 124 155 262 118 144 17 6 11
Brusartsi 104 37 67 156 60 96 -52 -23 -29
Valchedram 214 97 117 242 107 135 -28 -10 -18
Varshets 81 40 41 238 106 132 -157 -66 -91
Georgi Damyanovo 46 27 19 73 36 37 -27 -9 -18
Lom 407 160 247 541 253 288 -134 -93 -41
Medkovets 73 35 38 113 49 64 -40 -14 -26
Montana 952 414 538 1 167 553 614 -215 -139 -76
Chiprovtsi 85 34 51 76 33 43 9 1 8
Yakimovo 117 49 68 168 76 92 -51 -27 -24
Pazardzhik 3 104 1 307 1 797 4 150 1 872 2 278 -1 046 -565 -481
Batak 51 20 31 85 45 40 -34 -25 -9
Belovo 90 30 60 172 77 95 -82 -47 -35
Bratsigovo 110 52 58 162 72 90 -52 -20 -32
Velingrad 379 143 236 523 236 287 -144 -93 -51
Lesichovo 86 38 48 109 47 62 -23 -9 -14
Pazardzhik 1 389 604 785 1 726 774 952 -337 -170 -167
Panagyurishte 229 113 116 335 147 188 -106 -34 -72
Peshtera 156 66 90 243 126 117 -87 -60 -27
Rakitovo 154 60 94 214 91 123 -60 -31 -29
Septemvri 314 120 194 429 190 239 -115 -70 -45
Strelcha 88 42 46 73 30 43 15 12 3
Sarnitsa 58 19 39 79 37 42 -21 -18 -3
Pernik 2 342 1 025 1 317 2 432 1 065 1 367 -90 -40 -50
Breznik 242 105 137 175 69 106 67 36 31
Zemen 96 51 45 89 45 44 7 6 1
Kovachevtsi 62 28 34 72 28 44 -10 0 -10
Pernik 1 455 618 837 1 548 663 885 -93 -45 -48
Radomir 373 169 204 433 210 223 -60 -41 -19
Tran 114 54 60 115 50 65 -1 4 -5
Pleven 4 332 1 937 2 395 5 539 2 630 2 909 -1 207 -693 -514
Belene 85 40 45 229 123 106 -144 -83 -61
Gulyantsi 243 125 118 240 113 127 3 12 -9
Dolna Mitropolia 305 136 169 488 209 279 -183 -73 -110
Dolni Dabnik 221 102 119 257 109 148 -36 -7 -29
Iskar 101 38 63 157 74 83 -56 -36 -20
Knezha 181 78 103 252 122 130 -71 -44 -27
Levski 371 168 203 397 174 223 -26 -6 -20
Nikopol 128 61 67 185 87 98 -57 -26 -31
Pleven 2 139 953 1 186 2 565 1 264 1 301 -426 -311 -115
Pordim 118 51 67 131 68 63 -13 -17 4
Cherven Bryag 440 185 255 638 287 351 -198 -102 -96
Plovdiv 13 165 5 679 7 486 11 118 4 825 6 293 2 047 854 1 193
Asenovgrad 779 362 417 904 390 514 -125 -28 -97
Brezovo 105 49 56 191 77 114 -86 -28 -58
Kaloyanovo 307 119 188 265 119 146 42 0 42
Karlovo 733 293 440 886 391 495 -153 -98 -55
Krichim 85 32 53 127 55 72 -42 -23 -19
Kuklen 303 149 154 109 37 72 194 112 82
Laki 37 17 20 55 28 27 -18 -11 -7
Maritsa 726 320 406 705 281 424 21 39 -18
Perushtitsa 75 26 49 72 20 52 3 6 -3
Plovdiv 7 366 3 233 4 133 5 048 2 302 2 746 2 318 931 1 387
Parvomay 446 195 251 539 241 298 -93 -46 -47
Rakovski 303 119 184 357 137 220 -54 -18 -36
Rodopi 789 337 452 609 225 384 180 112 68
Sadovo 241 91 150 289 126 163 -48 -35 -13
Sopot 203 80 123 194 80 114 9 0 9
Stamboliyski 292 110 182 325 140 185 -33 -30 -3
Saedinenie 188 71 117 219 84 135 -31 -13 -18
Hisarya 187 76 111 224 92 132 -37 -16 -21
Razgrad 2 619 1 107 1 512 3 124 1 325 1 799 -505 -218 -287
Zavet 160 64 96 278 127 151 -118 -63 -55
Isperih 598 238 360 626 242 384 -28 -4 -24
Kubrat 368 171 197 502 214 288 -134 -43 -91
Loznitsa 192 78 114 252 112 140 -60 -34 -26
Razgrad 1 068 479 589 1 145 494 651 -77 -15 -62
Samuil 166 52 114 202 89 113 -36 -37 1
Tsar Kaloyan 67 25 42 119 47 72 -52 -22 -30
Ruse 3 565 1 612 1 953 4 196 1 908 2 288 -631 -296 -335
Borovo 101 41 60 124 48 76 -23 -7 -16
Byala 209 85 124 251 103 148 -42 -18 -24
Vetovo 139 65 74 238 98 140 -99 -33 -66
Dve Mogili 138 62 76 252 121 131 -114 -59 -55
Ivanovo 161 74 87 177 86 91 -16 -12 -4
Ruse 2 575 1 188 1 387 2 833 1 318 1 515 -258 -130 -128
Slivo Pole 151 63 88 200 86 114 -49 -23 -26
Tsenovo 91 34 57 121 48 73 -30 -14 -16
Silistra 2 416 991 1 425 2 552 1 087 1 465 -136 -96 -40
Alfatar 107 48 59 80 34 46 27 14 13
Glavinitsa 210 70 140 265 98 167 -55 -28 -27
Dulovo 701 269 432 642 246 396 59 23 36
Kaynardzha 79 24 55 100 41 59 -21 -17 -4
Silistra 957 434 523 1 040 487 553 -83 -53 -30
Sitovo 166 67 99 159 61 98 7 6 1
Tutrakan 196 79 117 266 120 146 -70 -41 -29
Sliven 3 438 1 563 1 875 4 717 2 194 2 523 -1 279 -631 -648
Kotel 441 210 231 519 241 278 -78 -31 -47
Nova Zagora 714 331 383 1 060 533 527 -346 -202 -144
Sliven 2 058 923 1 135 2 806 1 283 1 523 -748 -360 -388
Tvarditsa 225 99 126 332 137 195 -107 -38 -69
Smolyan 1 655 715 940 2 518 1 203 1 315 -863 -488 -375
Banite 62 28 34 130 61 69 -68 -33 -35
Borino 31 11 20 70 27 43 -39 -16 -23
Devin 142 61 81 270 135 135 -128 -74 -54
Dospat 184 83 101 204 106 98 -20 -23 3
Zlatograd 152 64 88 206 98 108 -54 -34 -20
Madan 165 69 96 236 119 117 -71 -50 -21
Nedelino 73 35 38 202 103 99 -129 -68 -61
Rudozem 141 54 87 192 91 101 -51 -37 -14
Smolyan 582 256 326 849 396 453 -267 -140 -127
Chepelare 123 54 69 159 67 92 -36 -13 -23
Sofia (stolitsa) 23 613 11 530 12 083 18 450 8 737 9 713 5 163 2 793 2 370
Stolichna 23 613 11 530 12 083 18 450 8 737 9 713 5 163 2 793 2 370
Sofia 4 851 2 136 2 715 5 115 2 300 2 815 -264 -164 -100
Anton 32 17 15 18 8 10 14 9 5
Bozhurishte 353 179 174 261 124 137 92 55 37
Botevgrad 630 250 380 725 323 402 -95 -73 -22
Godech 94 45 49 119 55 64 -25 -10 -15
Gorna Malina 192 82 110 233 100 133 -41 -18 -23
Dolna Banya 53 21 32 84 30 54 -31 -9 -22
Dragoman 100 45 55 89 35 54 11 10 1
Elin Pelin 706 317 389 573 237 336 133 80 53
Etropole 243 119 124 259 124 135 -16 -5 -11
Zlatitsa 67 27 40 116 51 65 -49 -24 -25
Ihtiman 250 101 149 349 176 173 -99 -75 -24
Koprivshtitsa 38 21 17 38 22 16 0 -1 1
Kostenets 115 46 69 181 72 109 -66 -26 -40
Kostinbrod 419 199 220 329 149 180 90 50 40
Mirkovo 36 16 20 46 24 22 -10 -8 -2
Pirdop 91 41 50 162 71 91 -71 -30 -41
Pravets 228 100 128 258 126 132 -30 -26 -4
Samokov 538 221 317 624 284 340 -86 -63 -23
Svoge 451 192 259 433 179 254 18 13 5
Slivnitsa 144 67 77 145 72 73 -1 -5 4
Chavdar 23 10 13 27 13 14 -4 -3 -1
Chelopech 48 20 28 46 25 21 2 -5 7
Stara Zagora 6 170 2 580 3 590 6 562 2 838 3 724 -392 -258 -134
Bratya Daskalovi 153 64 89 237 101 136 -84 -37 -47
Gurkovo 98 41 57 112 42 70 -14 -1 -13
Galabovo 207 87 120 246 115 131 -39 -28 -11
Kazanlak 1 617 617 1 000 1 399 582 817 218 35 183
Maglizh 176 88 88 252 97 155 -76 -9 -67
Nikolaevo 86 50 36 132 50 82 -46 0 -46
Opan 88 36 52 76 29 47 12 7 5
Pavel Banya 266 103 163 337 132 205 -71 -29 -42
Radnevo 371 176 195 492 222 270 -121 -46 -75
Stara Zagora 2 761 1 173 1 588 2 943 1 317 1 626 -182 -144 -38
Chirpan 347 145 202 336 151 185 11 -6 17
Targovishte 2 650 1 156 1 494 2 651 1 145 1 506 -1 11 -12
Antonovo 148 65 83 181 76 105 -33 -11 -22
Omurtag 599 243 356 553 217 336 46 26 20
Opaka 65 25 40 152 54 98 -87 -29 -58
Popovo 435 210 225 598 274 324 -163 -64 -99
Targovishte 1 403 613 790 1 167 524 643 236 89 147
Haskovo 4 969 2 292 2 677 6 152 2 830 3 322 -1 183 -538 -645
Dimitrovgrad 898 406 492 1 354 628 726 -456 -222 -234
Ivaylovgrad 113 49 64 166 78 88 -53 -29 -24
Lyubimets 147 62 85 226 105 121 -79 -43 -36
Madzharovo 401 218 183 70 26 44 331 192 139
Mineralni Bani 184 85 99 226 97 129 -42 -12 -30
Svilengrad 345 158 187 541 252 289 -196 -94 -102
Simeonovgrad 470 255 215 257 118 139 213 137 76
Stambolovo 268 123 145 194 80 114 74 43 31
Topolovgrad 198 76 122 324 134 190 -126 -58 -68
Harmanli 280 112 168 550 249 301 -270 -137 -133
Haskovo 1 665 748 917 2 244 1 063 1 181 -579 -315 -264
Shumen 4 434 1 872 2 562 3 728 1 609 2 119 706 263 443
Veliki Preslav 215 98 117 241 97 144 -26 1 -27
Venets 273 105 168 136 50 86 137 55 82
Varbitsa 257 105 152 211 90 121 46 15 31
Kaolinovo 468 192 276 280 104 176 188 88 100
Kaspichan 179 75 104 232 97 135 -53 -22 -31
Nikola Kozlevo 214 79 135 179 67 112 35 12 23
Novi Pazar 434 198 236 407 184 223 27 14 13
Smyadovo 192 71 121 140 53 87 52 18 34
Hitrino 347 156 191 152 60 92 195 96 99
Shumen 1 855 793 1 062 1 750 807 943 105 -14 119
Yambol 2 267 1 017 1 250 2 781 1 214 1 567 -514 -197 -317
Bolyarovo 147 76 71 117 46 71 30 30 0
Elhovo 352 155 197 356 164 192 -4 -9 5
Straldzha 261 126 135 309 127 182 -48 -1 -47
Tundzha 602 269 333 576 226 350 26 43 -17
Yambol 905 391 514 1 423 651 772 -518 -260 -258

*Since 2007 the migration increase includes not only internal, but also the international migration.
12.04.2019


Euro-SDMX Metadata Structure (ESMS)

INTERNAL AND INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION - Immigrants, Emigrants, Migration increase, Internal migration and International migration
Contact
Contact organisation

National Statistical Institute

Contact organisation unit

Population and Housing Fund Statistics Department

Contact name

Chrastina Petkova-Tancheva

Contact person function

senior expert

Contact mail address

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

Contact email address

[email protected]

Contact phone number

+359 2 9857 553

Contact fax number
Metadata update
Metadata last certified06 July 2018
Metadata last posted06 July 2018
Metadata last update06 July 2018
Statistical presentation
Data description

Persons who have changed their usual residence (current address) are surveyed. The registration is done at the moment of migration and the total migration is calculated as of 31.12 of the reference year. Internal migration is the change of usual residence within the country and international - the change of usual residence in Bulgaria with a residence abroad or vice versa. Migration growth of a given country territory is the difference between the immigration to and emigration from the area during the year.

Classification system

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

· Unified Classification of the Administrative-Territorial and Territorial Units in Bulgaria (UCATTU);

· Classification of countries (for the international migration purposes only).

Sector coverage

Data on migration concerns a calendar year and include all persons who have changed their current address within the country, address in the country with an address abroad and address abroad with an address in the country.

Statistical concepts and definitions

Migration growth of a given country territory is the difference between the immigration to and emigration from the area during the year.

Net international migration is the difference between immigration into and emigration from the country.

Statistical unit

Migrated persons

Statistical population

Migrants - total number

Reference area

Regional breakdown of migrants is done according to the country administrative-territorial division as of 31.12 of the reference year - settlements, municipalities, districts and statistical regions.

Time coverage

On the NSI website

· 2010 - 2017 internal migration;

· 2010 - 2017 international migration.

Base period

Not applicable.

Unit of measure

Number; per 1000 population

Reference period

Calendar year

Institutional mandate
Legal acts and other agreements

· Regulation (EC) 862/2007;

· Law on Statistics;

· Law on Civil Registration.

Data sharing

Data is presented based on Regulation (EC) 862/2007 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the statistics on migration.

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 are not published in accordance with article 25 of the Law on Statistics. The publishing of individual data can be performed only in accordance with article 26 of the same law.

Release policy
Release calendar

Information is published annually according to 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 is published on the NSI website, section Population (Demography, Migration and Projections) in accordance with the Law on Statistics and the European Statistics Code of Practice respecting the professional independence and aimed at objectivity, transparency and equal treatment of all consumers.

Frequency of dissemination

Annually

Accessibility and clarity
News release

News release "Population and demographic processes".

Publications

· Population and demographic processes;

· Statistical Reference book;

· Statistical Yearbook.

On-line database

Data on migration are available to all users of the NSI website under the heading Population (Demography, Migration and Projections) - Migration: http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/6683

Information System INFOSTAT     Internal migration:  https://infostat.nsi.bg/infostat/pages/module.jsf?x_2=32

International migration:  https://infostat.nsi.bg/infostat/pages/module.jsf?x_2=38

 

 

 

Micro-data access

Anonymised individual data can be provide for scientific and research purposes, and for individual request according to the Rules for the provision of anonymised individual data for scientific and research purposes.

Other

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

Documentation on methodology

· Methodology on migration: http://www.nsi.bg/sites/default/files/files/metadata/Pop_5_Metodology_migration_en.pdf;

· Manual for functioning of the Unified System for Civil registration and Administrative Service of Population.

Quality documentation

Not available.

Quality management
Quality assurance

Not applicable.

Quality assessment

Not applicable.

Relevance
User needs

Data on migration are presented annually to the Eurostat and others - questionnaires filled in annually.

At national and regional level the main data users are ministries, agencies, national organisations and local authorities.

Data is presented to scientific institutes, universities, NGOs and others based on requests.

User satisfaction

No user' satisfaction surveys are carried out.

Completeness

Population data is available by sex, ages (different groupings) residence (different territorial levels), citizenship and country of birth.

Accuracy and reliability
Overall accuracy

Not applicable.

Sampling error

Not applicable.

Non-sampling error

Not applicable.

Timeliness and punctuality
Timeliness

Data are published up to the end of April in the year following the reference year.

Punctuality

Data is released according to the terms.

Coherence and comparability

Comparability - geographical

Data is collected and processed for the different territorial units using one and the same methodology and definitions.

Comparability - over time

Changes of the methodology and definitions for different time periods are published in the survey methodology.

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

· Source of data on migrants is the Unified System for Civil registration and Administrative Service of Population. Migration is registered through a common USCRASP-CDS document "Change of current address";

· Source of data on permanently staying foreigners is the Register of foreigners, Ministry of Interior;

· Source of data on Bulgarians leaving the country - National Revenue Agency, declaration on refusal of health insurance rights due to absence from the country; National Social Security Institute

Frequency of data collection

· Monthly  for USCRASP data;

· Annually- for NRA, MI and NSSI data.

Data collection

Exhaustively for all migrations registered during the year.

Data validation

Data on demographic events is checked and controlled before to be loaded in the IS Demography.

For successful processing, the initial notification should meet the system rules on validation and control.

The processed results are validated in respect the consistency of a single table and between the tables.

Data compilation

Data is processed by the IS "Demography" according to the rules for validation and control of the demographic events.

Adjustment

Not applicable.

Comment
Metadata Structure Definition in SDMX 2.1: ESMS_MSD+BNSI+2.0+SDMX.2.1.xml
Metadata Structure Definition in SDMX 2.0: ESMS_MSD+BNSI+2.0+SDMX.2.0.xml


ESS Standard for Quality Reports Structure (ESQRS)

INTERNAL AND INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION - Immigrants, Emigrants, Migration increase, Internal migration and International migration
Contact
Contact organisation

National Statistical Institute

Contact organisation unit

Population and Housing Fund Statistics Department

Contact name

Chrastina Petkova-Tancheva

Contact person function

senior expert

Contact mail address

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

Contact email address

[email protected]

Contact phone number

+359 2 9857 553

Contact fax number
Statistical presentation
Data description

Persons who have changed their usual residence (current address) are surveyed. The registration is done at the moment of migration and the total migration is calculated as of 31.12 of the reference year. Internal migration is the change of usual residence within the country and international - the change of usual residence in Bulgaria with a residence abroad or vice versa. Migration growth of a given country territory is the difference between the immigration to and emigration from the area during the year.

Classification system

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

· Unified Classification of the Administrative-Territorial and Territorial Units in Bulgaria (UCATTU);

· Classification of countries (for the international migration purposes only).

Sector coverage

Data on migration concerns a calendar year and include all persons who have changed their current address within the country, address in the country with an address abroad and address abroad with an address in the country.

Statistical concepts and definitions

Migration growth of a given country territory is the difference between the immigration to and emigration from the area during the year.

Net international migration is the difference between immigration into and emigration from the country.

Statistical unit

Migrated persons

Statistical population

Migrants - total number

Reference area

Regional breakdown of migrants is done according to the country administrative-territorial division as of 31.12 of the reference year - settlements, municipalities, districts and statistical regions.

Time coverage

On the NSI website

· 2010 - 2017 internal migration;

· 2010 - 2017 international migration.

Base period

Not applicable.

Statistical processing
Source data

· Source of data on migrants is the Unified System for Civil registration and Administrative Service of Population. Migration is registered through a common USCRASP-CDS document "Change of current address";

· Source of data on permanently staying foreigners is the Register of foreigners, Ministry of Interior;

· Source of data on Bulgarians leaving the country - National Revenue Agency, declaration on refusal of health insurance rights due to absence from the country; National Social Security Institute

Frequency of data collection

· Monthly  for USCRASP data;

· Annually- for NRA, MI and NSSI data.

Data collection

Exhaustively for all migrations registered during the year.

Data validation

Data on demographic events is checked and controlled before to be loaded in the IS Demography.

For successful processing, the initial notification should meet the system rules on validation and control.

The processed results are validated in respect the consistency of a single table and between the tables.

Data compilation

Data is processed by the IS "Demography" according to the rules for validation and control of the demographic events.

Adjustment

Not applicable.

Quality management
Quality assurance

Not applicable.

Quality assessment

Not applicable.

Relevance
User needs

Data on migration are presented annually to the Eurostat and others - questionnaires filled in annually.

At national and regional level the main data users are ministries, agencies, national organisations and local authorities.

Data is presented to scientific institutes, universities, NGOs and others based on requests.

User satisfaction

No user' satisfaction surveys are carried out.

Completeness

Population data is available by sex, ages (different groupings) residence (different territorial levels), citizenship and country of birth.

Data completeness - rate

100%

Accuracy and reliability
Overall accuracy

Not applicable.

Sampling error

Not applicable.

Sampling errors - indicators

Not applicable

Non-sampling error

Not applicable.

Coverage error

Not applicable

Over-coverage - rate

Not applicable

Common units - proportion

Not applicable

Measurement error

Not applicable

Non response error

Not applicable

Unit non-response - rate

not applicable

Item non-response - rate

Not applicable

Processing error

Not applicable

Imputation - rate

Not applicable

Model assumption error

Not applicable

Seasonal adjustment

Not applicable

Data revision - policy

Not applicable.

Data revision - practice

Not applicable.

Data revision - average size

Not applicable

Timeliness and punctuality
Timeliness

Data are published up to the end of April in the year following the reference year.

Time lag - first results

4 months after the reference year

Time lag - final results

4 months after the reference year

Punctuality

Data is released according to the terms.

Punctuality - delivery and publication

Data is released and published according to the terms

Coherence and comparability

Comparability - geographical

Data is collected and processed for the different territorial units using one and the same methodology and definitions.

Asymmetry for mirror flows statistics - coefficient

Not applicable

Comparability - over time

Changes of the methodology and definitions for different time periods are published in the survey methodology.

Length of comparable time series

2007 onwards

Coherence - cross domain

Not applicable.

Coherence - sub annual and annual statistics

Not applicable

Coherence - National Accounts

Not applicable

Coherence - internal

Not applicable.

Accessibility and clarity
News release

News release "Population and demographic processes".

Publications

· Population and demographic processes;

· Statistical Reference book;

· Statistical Yearbook.

On-line database

Data on migration are available to all users of the NSI website under the heading Population (Demography, Migration and Projections) - Migration: http://www.nsi.bg/en/node/6683

Information System INFOSTAT     Internal migration:  https://infostat.nsi.bg/infostat/pages/module.jsf?x_2=32

International migration:  https://infostat.nsi.bg/infostat/pages/module.jsf?x_2=38

 

 

 

Data tables - consultations
Micro-data access

Anonymised individual data can be provide for scientific and research purposes, and for individual request according to the Rules for the provision of anonymised individual data for scientific and research purposes.

Other

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

Metadata - consultations
Documentation on methodology

· Methodology on migration: http://www.nsi.bg/sites/default/files/files/metadata/Pop_5_Metodology_migration_en.pdf;

· Manual for functioning of the Unified System for Civil registration and Administrative Service of Population.

Metadata completeness – rate
Quality documentation

Not available.

Cost and burden

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 are not published in accordance with article 25 of the Law on Statistics. The publishing of individual data can be performed only in accordance with article 26 of the same law.

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  • Monday, 13 May 2019 - 11:00

    Life expectancy at birth of the Bulgarian population calculated for the period 2016 - 2018 is 74.8 years.

    Life expectancy at birth for male population is 71.4 years, while for female it is 7.0 years higher - 78.4 years.

  • Friday, 12 April 2019 - 11:00

    As of 31 December 2018 the population of Bulgaria is 7 000 039 persons, representing 1.4% of the EU population. Compared to 2017, the population decreases by 49 995 persons.

    There are 62 197 live born children in 2018. The number of live births decreases by 1 758 compared to the previous year.

    The number of deaths in 2018 is 108 526 and the crude mortality rate - 15.4‰. Compared to the previous year the number of deaths decreases by 1 265.

  • Friday, 4 January 2019 - 16:52

    What names did we give our children in 2018?

    Which are the most popular surnames and the most common male and female names in Bulgaria?

    Does Alexander retain in 2018 the top position in the names of newborn boys?

    These are just some of the questions we answer with the new infographic ‘Names in Bulgaria 2018’.

  • Friday, 11 May 2018 - 11:00

    Life expectancy at birth of the Bulgarian population calculated for the period 2015 - 2017 is 74.8 years.

    Life expectancy at birth for male population is 71.3 years, while for female it is 7.1 years higher - 78.4 years.

  • Thursday, 12 April 2018 - 11:00

    As of 31 December 2017 the population of Bulgaria is 7 050 034 persons, representing 1.4% of the EU population. Compared to 2016, the population decreases by 51 825 persons.

    There are 63 955 live born children in 2017. The number of live births decreases by 1 029 compared to the previous year.

    The number of deaths in 2017 is 109 791 and the crude mortality rate - 15.5‰. Compared to the previous year the number of deaths increases by 2 211.

  • Monday, 8 January 2018 - 11:00

    The most preferred names for new-born boys in 2017 are Aleksandar, Georgi and Martin, and for new-born girls - Viktoria, Maria and Nikol.

    The largest number of Bulgarians celebrate a name day on Tsvetnitsa (Palm Day), Ivanovden (The day of St. Ioan) and Arhangelovden (Michaelmas day).

    The leading names by regions for men are Georgi, Ivan and Dimitar, and for women - Maria, Ivanka and Elena.

  • Friday, 12 May 2017 - 11:00

    Life expectancy at birth of the Bulgarian population calculated for the period 2014 - 2016 is 74.7 years.

    Life expectancy at birth for male population is 71.2 years, while for female it is 7.0 years higher - 78.2 years.

  • Wednesday, 12 April 2017 - 11:00

    As of 31 December 2016 the population of Bulgaria is 7 101 859 persons or 1.4% of the EU population. Compared to 2015, the population of the country decreases by 51 925 persons.

    There are 64 984 live born children in 2016. The number of live births decreases by 966 children compared to the previous year.

    The number of dead persons is 107 580 and the crude mortality rate - 15.1‰. Compared to the previous year the number of dead people decreases by 2 537.

  • Thursday, 5 January 2017 - 11:00

    Aleksandar and Viktoria are the most preferred names for new-born babies in Bulgaria in 2016.

  • Friday, 13 May 2016 - 11:00

    Life expectancy at birth of the Bulgarian population calculated for the period 2013 - 2015 is 74.5 years

    Life expectancy at birth for male population is 71.1 years, while for female it is 6.9 years higher - 78.0 years.

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  • Statistical Reference Book 2019
    The National Statistical Institute presents to users of statistical information the annual publication - Statistical Reference Book 2019 in English.

    The Statistical Reference Book presents topical information on the demographic processes as well as the economic, social and cultural development of the Republic of Bulgaria for the 2015 - 2018 period.

  • Statistical Reference Book 2019 (Bulgarian version)
    The National Statistical Institute presents to users of statistical information the annual publication - Statistical Reference Book 2019 in Bulgarian.

    The Statistical Reference Book presents topical information on the demographic processes as well as the economic, social and cultural development of the Republic of Bulgaria for the 2015 - 2018 period.

  • Statistical Yearbook 2018
    The National Statistical Institute (NSI) has the pleasure to present to the attention of national and foreign users of statistical information the 86th edition of the ‘Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of Bulgaria’ in printed and electronic format.

    It provides current statistical information about the demographic, economic and social development of the country for 2012 - 2017 in different territorial and classification aggregations and breakdowns.

  • Regions, districts and municipalities in the Republic of Bulgaria 2017
    The National Statistical Institute offers to the users who are interesting in regional statistics the specialized electronic publication ‘Regions, districts and municipalities in the Republic of Bulgaria 2017’.
  • Health Services 2018
    The National Statistical Institute informs users of statistical information in the field of social statistics that the annual publication Health Services 2018 (in Bulgarian only) is already available.

    The publication Health Services is a joint edition of the National Statistical Institute and the National Centre for Public Health and Analyses at the Ministry of Health.

    The data sources are the statistical surveys carried out by the both institutions.

    In the publication data are systematized as follows:

  • Sustainable development of Bulgaria 2005 - 2016
    The National Statistical Institute offers to the users the overview publication ‘Sustainable Development of Bulgaria 2005 - 2016’. The publication contains statistical indicators elaborated in conformity with the System of Sustainable Development Indicators developed by EUROSTAT.

    The data is systematized in the following sections: Socioeconomic development; Sustainable consumption and production; Social inclusion; Demographic changes; Public health; Climate change and clean energy; Sustainable transport; Natural resources; Global partnership; Good governance.

  • Women and Men in the Republic of Bulgaria 2018
    The National Statistical Institute presents to users of statistical information the new printed publication ‘Women and Men in the Republic of Bulgaria 2018’.

    The issue includes interesting and amusing information about the lives of women and men in our country, about the similarities and differences between them, presented through graphs and tables, short texts and thematic infographics.

    The publication is intended for a wide range of users, the state administration, NGO’s and other organizations working in the field of gender equality.

  • Population and Demographic Processes 2017
    The NSI annual electronic publication Population and Demographic Processes 2017 is available for users of statistical information.

    The issue is bilingual (Bulgarian/English) and contains detailed statistical information about the demographic state in the Republic of Bulgaria during the year of 2017. Data for the number and the structure of the population and for its natural movement and internal migration are published in the issue.

  • Statistical Reference Book 2018
    The National Statistical Institute presents to users of statistical information the annual publication - Statistical Reference Book 2018 in English.

    The Statistical Reference Book presents topical information on the demographic processes as well as the economic, social and cultural development of the Republic of Bulgaria for the 2014 - 2017 period.

  • Statistical Yearbook 2017 in infographics
    The National Statistical Institute of Bulgaria offers a different view of the statistical information included in the 85th edition of the Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of Bulgaria.

    The publication is intended for a wider audience as statistical data are presented in a plain and easy understandable way.

    The current state and changes in the socio-economic and cultural life in the country are presented not in the traditional way in tables and text, but through infographics - images, graphics and other visualization tools.

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