Main results of the Census 2011 carried out by Internet from 1st to 9th of February 2011 in Bulgaria
17 Февруари 2011
From 1st until 28th February 2011, the 17th Population and Housing Census is conducted in Bulgaria. This is the first census since the country is a member-state of the EU. For the first time Internet census is applied. Electronic census is accepted with a great interest and an extremely high participation rate is observed.
The total number of persons enumerated by Internet is 3 100 023 which presents 41.2% of the total number of persons living in Bulgaria.
Enumerated persons are living in 1 143 863 dwellings and are distributed in 1 209 195 households. Average number of persons living in one dwelling is 2.7 and one household is composed of 2.6 persons an average.
Female population represent 52.4% of the total number of persons enumerated by Internet and male - 47.6%.
91% of the total number of persons enumerated by Internet are living in urban and 9% - in rural areas.
By districts highest activity is observed in Sofia-city – 68.7% of the total number of population, followed by Varna – 54.3%, Gabrovo – 43.3%, Ruse and Pernik – 42.2%, Burgas – 42% and other.
Distribution of persons enumerated by Internet by age groups is presented below: