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District Blagoevgrad

 
district: BLAGOEVGRAD (BLG)
Domains Indicators Years
2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Demographic statistics Population as of 31.12. - Total (number) 310 321 307 882 305 123 302 694 301 138
Population as of 31.12. - Мale (number) 151 342 150 007 148 542 147 231 146 369
Population as of 31.12. - Female (number) 158 979 157 875 156 581 155 463 154 769
Natural increase rate (per 1 000 persons of the population) - ‰ -3.5 -4.6 -4.5 -4.1 -7.6
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) - ‰ 7.1 3.7 4.5 2.9 3.0
Mortality rate - Total (per 1 000 population) - ‰ 12.6 13.3 13.2 13.3 16.4
Mortality rate - Male (per 1 000 population) - ‰ 13.9 14.6 14.9 14.5 18.0
Mortality rate - Female (per 1 000 population) - ‰ 11.4 12.0 11.7 12.2 14.9
Labour market Average annual number of employees under labour contract (number) 89 355 89 746 88 781 89 026 83 237
Average annual wages and salaries of the employees under labour contract (levs) 7 658 8 297 9 024 9 810 10 881
Economic activity rate - 15 - 64 completed years (%) 69.8 72.6 74.6 78.5 77.1
Employment rate - 15 - 64 completed years (%) 64.0 69.2 71.0 75.2 71.5
Unemployment rate (%) 8.3 4.6 4.7 4.1 7.2
Unemployed persons registered at the labour offices as of 31.12. (number) 16 535 16 228 15 220 14 125 16 260
Relative share of the population aged between 25 and 64 years with higher education (%) 19.4 19.9 20.7 21.8 21.1
Relative share of the population aged between 25 and 64 years with secondary education (%) 58.8 60.5 60.1 58.3 61.0
Relative share of the population aged between 25 and 64 years with primary or lower education (%) 21.9 19.6 19.2 19.9 17.9
Health services Hospital establishments as of 31.12. (number) 12 11 11 11 11
Hospital beds in the hospital establishments as of 31.12. (number) 1 604 1 603 1 650 1 694 1 838
Physicians in health establishments as of 31.12. per 10 000 population (number) 30.3 30.7 29.9 29.8 30.0
Education Schools (primary, lower and upper secondary educations stage) - number 127 124 124 122 120
Enrolments in all type of schools (primary, lower and upper secondary educations stage) - number 35 249 34 940 34 573 34 199 34 099
Group net enrolment rate of the children in kindergartens (%) 88.8 89.2 88.9 88.3 89.4
Investments Foreign direct investment in non-financial enterprises as of 31.12. (thousand euro) 482 986.7 474 396.6 499 326.7 526 749.4 517 670.9
Expenditure on acquisition of tangible fixed assets (thousand levs) 427 467 487 138 539 533 532 945 454 383
Non-financial enterprises Turnover (thousand levs) 6 554 553 7 379 929 7 592 886 7 936 405 7 666 469
Output (thousand levs) 4 876 689 5 579 173 5 620 867 5 639 462 5 194 787
Value added at factor cost (thousand levs) 1 476 922 1 555 133 1 670 126 1 739 882 1 772 872
Relative share of enterprises with up to 9 persons employed in total number of enterprises in the district (%) 93.7 93.5 93.6 93.4 93.8
Relative share of enterprises with 10-49 employees in total number of enterprises in the district (%) 5.3 5.5 5.5 5.6 5.4
Relative share of enterprises with 50-249 employees in total number of enterprises in the district (%) 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.9 0.7
Relative share of enterprises with more than 250 employees in total number of enterprises in the district (%) 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Transport Length of motorways (km) 19 19 43 49 49
Length of category I roads (km) 75 75 75 75 75
Length of category II roads (km) 152 152 152 152 152
Length of category III roads (km) 434 434 438 440 440
Length of railway lines (km) 161 161 161 161 161
R & D Expenditure on research and development
(R & D) - thousand levs
5 291 4 770 4 720 4 323 6 135
Staff engaged in research and development (R & D) - number 676 688 703 245 388
Information Society Relative share of households with Internet access (%) 64.0 63.3 71.4 71.1 75.8
Relative share of individuals aged 16-74, regulary using internet (every day or at least once per week) - % 57.0 61.3 61.2 65.2 71.9
Housing fund Residential buildings (number) 79 237 79 255 79 265 79 396 79 548
Dwellings (number) 140 474 140 506 140 519 140 983 141 524
Tourism Accommodation establishments (number) 289 266 250 242 228
Nights spent - total (number) 1 353 443 1 379 465 1 437 615 1 445 379 892 107
1) The indicator "Unemployment" rate is calculated from Labour force survey data.
2) The Hospital establishments, Hospital beds and Physicians attached to the other offices are included in the total number for the country, but are not territorially distributed by districts.
3) Reference date for indicators "Schools (primary, lower and upper secondary education stage)", "Enrolments in all type of schools (primary, lower and upper secondary education stage)" and "Group net enrolment rate of the children in kindergartens" is 1st of October for the respective school year.
4) For indicators "Schools (primary, lower and upper secondary education stage)" and "Enrolments in all type of schools (primary, lower and upper secondary education stage)" 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.
5) The group net enrolment rate of the children in kindergartens is 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.
6) Since 2007 the data for indicator "Foreign direct investment in non-financial enterprises" is in thousand EUR.
7) Data on the indicator "Expenditure on acquisition of tangible fixed assets" also includes the cost for purchasing land.
8) The indicators "Turnover", "Output" and "Value added at factor cost" 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.
9) Roads from the republican road network do not cross the territory of the district Sofia (stolitsa).
10) Data on indicators in the topic "Tourism" include categorized accommodation establishments with 10 and more bed-places in use during the reference year.
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() due to small sample figures in brackets are not reliable
02.03.2022