District Sofia


 
district: SOFIA (SFO)
Domains Indicators Years
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Demographic statistics Population as of 31.12. - Total (number) 238 061 237 080 234 185 231 563 229 041
Population as of 31.12. - Мale (number) 117 038 116 710 115 281 113 849 112 497
Population as of 31.12. - Female (number) 121 023 120 370 118 904 117 714 116 544
Natural increase rate (per 1 000 persons of the population) - ‰ -9.1 -9.7 -9.4 -9.9 -9.8
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) - ‰ 10.6 8.2 8.8 5.6 6.0
Mortality rate - Total (per 1 000 population) - ‰ 17.8 17.9 18.1 18.4 18.4
Mortality rate - Male (per 1 000 population) - ‰ 19.0 19.0 19.1 19.8 19.8
Mortality rate - Female (per 1 000 population) - ‰ 16.6 16.7 17.2 17.1 17.1
Labour market Average annual number of employees under labour contract (number) 59 694 59 397 60 808 62 300 64 083
Average annual wages and salaries of the employees under labour contract (levs) 9 766 10 507 11 230 12 149 13 425
Economic activity rate - 15 - 64 completed years (%) 68.4 65.5 62.2 68.2 73.8
Employment rate - 15 - 64 completed years (%) 59.6 59.2 57.9 66.4 73.3
Unemployment rate (%) 12.7 9.4 6.8 (2.6) (0.7)
Unemployed persons registered at the labour offices as of 31.12. (number) 13 501 12 722 9 691 8 011 6 496
Relative share of the population aged between 25 and 64 years with higher education (%) 15.8 16.8 13.8 13.1 13.6
Relative share of the population aged between 25 and 64 years with secondary education (%) 62.2 61.3 62.2 67.0 74.1
Relative share of the population aged between 25 and 64 years with primary or lower education (%) 22.0 21.9 24 19.9 12.3
Health services Hospital establishments as of 31.12. (number) 15 14 14 14 14
Hospital beds in the hospital establishments as of 31.12. (number) 1 630 1 638 1 670 1 717 1 703
Physicians in health establishments as of 31.12. per 10 000 population (number) 38.9 36.7 38.3 39.7 39.3
Education Schools (primary, lower and upper secondary educations stage) - number 103 103 102 99 97
Enrolments in all type of schools (primary, lower and upper secondary educations stage) - number 25 277 24 693 24 787 24 491 24 134
Group net enrolment rate of the children in kindergartens (%) 81.3 83.4 81.0 83.0 84.2
Investments Foreign direct investment in non-financial enterprises as of 31.12. (thousand euro) 1 239 077.7 1 274 063.4 1 313 942.5 1 464 101.1 1 389 012.0
Expenditure on acquisition of tangible fixed assets (thousand levs) 563 520 720 812 648 398 628 083 719 109
Non-financial enterprises Turnover (thousand levs) 9 761 317 10 168 958 9 409 038 11 846 251 12 495 602
Output (thousand levs) 8 270 854 8 861 929 8 122 435 10 582 508 11 015 031
Value added at factor cost (thousand levs) 1 567 861 1 742 961 1 922 652 2 423 328 2 309 193
Relative share of enterprises with up to 9 persons employed in total number of enterprises in the district (%) 92.3 92.3 92.3 92.4 92.5
Relative share of enterprises with 10-49 employees in total number of enterprises in the district (%) 6.2 6.3 6.3 6.2 6.1
Relative share of enterprises with 50-249 employees in total number of enterprises in the district (%) 1.3 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) 137 137 145 138 138
Length of category I roads (km) 357 357 373 317 317
Length of category II roads (km) 346 346 346 351 351
Length of category III roads (km) 666 666 681 702 706
Length of railway lines (km) 295 295 295 295 295
R & D Expenditure on research and development
(R & D) - thousand levs
7 280 16 100 9 668 9 429 9 028
Staff engaged in research and development (R & D) - number 253 343 425 369 447
Information Society Relative share of households with Internet access (%) 53.7 75.3 47.5 52.3 51.3
Relative share of individuals aged 16-74, regulary using internet (every day or at least once per week) - % 48.8 50.4 43.5 46.8 44
Housing fund Residential buildings (number) 145 875 146 066 146 237 146 441 146 621
Dwellings (number) 177 760 178 021 178 249 178 503 178 703
Tourism Accommodation establishments (number) 104 95 125 121 118
Nights spent - total (number) 560 001 595 811 712 582 742 508 806 898

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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04.03.2020
  • Thursday, 21 May 2020 - 11:00

    On the occasion of 140 years of Bulgarian statistics, the National Statistical Institute of Bulgaria presents a new press release “Administrative-territorial and territorial division of the Republic of Bulgaria as of 31 December 2019”. The press release will be published annually.

    As of 31 December 2019, the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria is administratively divided into 28 administrative districts and 265 municipalities, in which there are 3 177 individual mayoralties. There are 5 257 settlements, of which 257 - towns and 5 000 - villages, while the settlement formations were 163.