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District Sofia (Stolitsa)

 
district: SOFIA (STOLITSA) (SOF)
Domains Indicators Years
2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Demographic statistics Population as of 31.12. - Total (number) 1 323 637 1 325 429 1 328 120 1 328 790 1 308 412
Population as of 31.12. - Мale (number) 633 596 635 040 636 963 637 465 627 198
Population as of 31.12. - Female (number) 690 041 690 389 691 157 691 325 681 214
Natural increase rate (per 1 000 persons of the population) - ‰ -1.5 -1.3 -1.9 -2.0 -3.5
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) - ‰ 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.5 2.4
Mortality rate - Total (per 1 000 population) - ‰ 11.7 11.6 11.7 11.8 13.4
Mortality rate - Male (per 1 000 population) - ‰ 12.0 11.9 12.0 12.1 14.4
Mortality rate - Female (per 1 000 population) - ‰ 11.5 11.3 11.4 11.5 12.5
Labour market Average annual number of employees under labour contract (number) 723 290 739 542 751 111 768 471 747 440
Average annual wages and salaries of the employees under labour contract (levs) 15 658 17 199 19 026 21 040 22 950
Economic activity rate - 15 - 64 completed years (%) 75.4 76.7 77.2 77.7 76.6
Employment rate - 15 - 64 completed years (%) 72.5 74.6 75.6 76.4 74.4
Unemployment rate (%) 3.8 2.8 2.0 1.6 2.8
Unemployed persons registered at the labour offices as of 31.12. (number) 15 246 14 305 12 101 11 904 20 216
Relative share of the population aged between 25 and 64 years with higher education (%) 51.4 50.8 51.4 52.8 56.8
Relative share of the population aged between 25 and 64 years with secondary education (%) 45.6 46.2 44.4 42.3 39.3
Relative share of the population aged between 25 and 64 years with primary or lower education (%) 3.0 3.0 4.2 4.9 3.9
Health services Hospital establishments as of 31.12. (number) 68 67 67 65 66
Hospital beds in the hospital establishments as of 31.12. (number) 9 872 9 997 10 274 10 661 10 868
Physicians in health establishments as of 31.12. per 10 000 population (number) 50.3 51.0 50.9 51.2 55.5
Education Schools (primary, lower and upper secondary educations stage) - number 274 270 267 273 273
Enrolments in all type of schools (primary, lower and upper secondary educations stage) - number 127 780 130 124 132 151 133 907 135 983
Group net enrolment rate of the children in kindergartens (%) 81.6 80.7 80.6 80.3 79.3
Investments Foreign direct investment in non-financial enterprises as of 31.12. (thousand euro) 12 211 561.8 12 310 741.0 12 432 130.6 12 693 347.9 13 982 664.2
Expenditure on acquisition of tangible fixed assets (thousand levs) 7 365 956 6 800 190 7 395 448 9 423 505 12 055 512
Non-financial enterprises Turnover (thousand levs) 110 133 836 120 852 064 131 639 633 144 294 368 141 043 737
Output (thousand levs) 55 541 798 61 021 153 66 958 201 74 721 223 75 625 812
Value added at factor cost (thousand levs) 22 517 348 25 244 483 27 940 250 31 741 928 32 959 883
Relative share of enterprises with up to 9 persons employed in total number of enterprises in the district (%) 92.5 92.3 92.5 92.5 92.8
Relative share of enterprises with 10-49 employees in total number of enterprises in the district (%) 6.1 6.3 6.1 6.1 5.8
Relative share of enterprises with 50-249 employees in total number of enterprises in the district (%) 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2
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) - - - - -
Length of category I roads (km) - - - - -
Length of category II roads (km) - - - - -
Length of category III roads (km) - - - - -
Length of railway lines (km) 172 172 172 172 171
R & D Expenditure on research and development
(R & D) - thousand levs
503 181 520 427 586 139 719 632 758 818
Staff engaged in research and development (R & D) - number 18 770 17 587 19 021 19 357 19 633
Information Society Relative share of households with Internet access (%) 69.4 75.6 81.9 83.0 90.8
Relative share of individuals aged 16-74, regulary using internet (every day or at least once per week) - % 71.4 75.0 76.8 79.8 83.9
Housing fund Residential buildings (number) 101 922 101 818 101 656 101 731 102 007
Dwellings (number) 609 858 609 899 610 087 611 391 615 197
Tourism Accommodation establishments (number) 125 125 126 129 131
Nights spent - total (number) 1 783 994 1 992 808 1 952 814 1 998 155 756 011

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) For 2020 data on the indicators "Expenditure on research and development (R & D)" and "Staff engaged in research and development (R & D)" are preliminary.
11) 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
29.12.2021