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Statistics on Population and Housing fund Department

Ventsislava Stoyanova
Head of Statistics on Population and Housing fund Department
 
Contact Information:
Address: Sofia 1038, 2, "P. Volov" Str.
Telephone: +359 2 9857 640

The “Statistics on Population and Housing fund” Department (SPHF) shall perform the following activities:

1. develop new and improve the existing methodologies in the field of demographic statistics, demographic processes, housing fund and demographic projections;

2. conduct statistical surveys included in the NSP in the field of demographic statistics, demographic processes (births, deaths, marriages and divorces, internal and external migration) and demographic projections;

3. be liable for operational planning and reporting of statistical surveys in the mentioned areas;

4. provide methodological support to other Bodies of Statistics and to public authorities maintaining administrative registers used for statistical purposes;

5. develop, coordinate and update the legislation in the field of demographic statistics, statistics on demographic processes, housing fund and demographic projections in compliance with the requirements of international standards and Eurostat;

6. prepare methodological developments, proposals and statements in the field of demographic statistics, demographic processes and demographic projections as well as within the NSI system and Eurostat;

7. prepare and provide data on population, demographic processes, housing fund and demographic projections necessary for general and specialized statistical publications, international questionnaires and information services to users;

8. participate in the work of departmental and interinstitutional working groups on the issues of demographic statistics, demographic processes, housing fund and demographic projections;

9. participate in the work of Eurostat and other international organizations in the form of working groups, task forces, seminars and other related to demographic statistics;

10. participate in the development and maintenance of registers, classifications and nomenclatures in the part of the population;

11. be liable for storage of statistical information in accordance with the Law on Statistics and the Law for Protection of Personal Data;

12. maintain and update the Information System “Demography”;

13. provide methodological support to the RSOs in the processing of the primary reports on demographic events;

14. update, maintain and provide access to data in the population of individuals and households of which the samples are selected for surveys of the NSI;

15. improve methodology and develop basic guidelines for conducting Population and housing censuses in accordance with Bulgarian and European legislation and international recommendations;

16. carry out international exchange of statistical information with Eurostat and statistical departments of international organizations in the field of methodology of Population and housing censuses;

17. coordinate the activities on preparation and coordination of tools for population and housing censuses with other state authorities and academic society;

18. cooperate with other structural units of the NSI, which are competent in the field of population and housing censuses, including through data exchange.